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Revealed: 'Wildly out' valuations

Real estate industry experts have labelled the latest residential property revaluations dangerous, with calls for the mass appraisal system to be overhauled or scrapped…

Record set for round Taupo cycle

Taupo cyclist Patrick Bevin has smashed the record for riding 160km around Lake Taupo during the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge today. Bevin won the Holden Men's Classic…

Attack victim's X Factor dream

When Arihana White-Ututaonga gets up on stage these days, it's not just to fulfil her dream of performing. She also does it to show the person who attacked her and…

Opinion: PM lets light into SIS

When the SIS comes to the Beehive it brings its briefing papers in a locked case and once the briefing is finished it gathers all the copies up, locks them back in the…

Abuse: Learning from Sophie

Physical abuse is easily defined. But not emotional abuse. Schools should teach how to recognise and deal with such behaviour in a relationship.



Opec still pumping despite drop

Reflecting its lessening oil clout, Opec has decided to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result…

Log exports to china tipped to rise

China's demand for wood products is forecast to continue growing faster than its own domestic production, says New Zealand market data provider AgriHQ.


Crime crackdown over missing 43

Mexico's President yesterday announced a nationwide anti-crime plan that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state…


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NZ mobile industry tracking well - NZIER

New Zealand's mobile phone sector is performing well on an international basis, with competitive pricing and good mobile coverage, according to a report released this…


All Blacks trio on China mission

A trio of All Blacks have been on a three-pronged mission to China this week. The players, Aaron Cruden, TJ Perenara and Patrick Tuipulotu, have been in Beijing for…


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