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League: Three questions

Herald sport writers Michael Burgess and David Skipwith answer three questions about Saturday night's League test in Brisbane.

Macdonald on jail leave

The only suspect in the notorious slaying of father of two Scott Guy has been released from prison on day leave to work on a remote farm.

Hitch hits televised Lotto draw

A technical snarl hit the Lotto Powerball machine live on air last night with $9m at stake. The televised draw turned to farce when the Powerball machine refused to…

Heavy traffic expected

Drivers are being urged to plan carefully and be patient as traffic volumes build with the end of Labour Weekend tomorrow.



Eric Watson: Look beyond the milk shed

NZ has led the world developing technologies to maximise output from our limited land resources, but it's reaching the geoclimatic and biological limits of its "pasture-based"…

From Russia with promises

Oil tycoon Mikhail Khimich's promises to transform sleepy Waiwera have so far come to nothing. The Herald investigates why his ventures have struggled.


Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia

At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a crowded boat capsized in Zambia while on the way to a national celebration, police said Saturday. Among the drowned…


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Moves to protect student apps

An Auckland school is seeking legal advice on how to best protect the intellectual property of students who are designing and programming apps.


Rugby: Euro rugby's new arena

Coliseum Sports Media look set to expand their content after securing some European rugby rights previously screened by Sky TV.


League: Shaun right back to basics

Shaun Johnson has had enough of the highlight reels. The Kiwis halfback remains capable of setting any match alight with a piece of skill -- the dancing feet, searing…

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