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Snowden GCSB docs not 'fabricated'

The "fabrication" claim has been part of the Prime Minister's standard response to revelations of activities carried out by New Zealand's electronic eavesdropping agency…

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Toddler hit on busy road

A grandmother and her two-year-old grandson have been struck by a car after he ran out onto an Auckland road late this morning.

Salt tax proposal leaves bad taste

A proposal to tax salt has left a bad taste in the mouth of Katherine Rich from the Food and Grocery Council. In an interview with Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking, Ms Rich…




China pushing pigs off a bridge

Tourism official comes up with novel way of entertaining visitors, by creating show featuring "flying" pigs. But not everyone is entertained. Warning: Photos may be…

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Dunedin: Southern charm

From wildlife to heritage to chocolate, Peter Feeney finds plenty of reasons to extend your visit to Dunedin.


NZ's biggest housing project

Much fanfare accompanied the announcement of the Tamaki urban regeneration. But progress has not matched expectation and the Government has set about rectifying flaws…




Rugby: Carter comfortable at 12

If Dan Carter wants to be playing more at first five for the Crusaders, he's not showing it. The All Blacks first five's final Super Rugby season has seen him largely…

Loss of key players leaves big holes

The Blues will likely be without loose forward Jerome Kaino and utility back Charles Piutau for the rest of the season, so let's look at how damaging their absences…

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