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Brought back from dead

A North Shore policeman who suffered a massive heart attack while driving a patrol car and smashed into a wall was resuscitated by colleagues who worked on him for almost…

Beach murders: Workers ruled out

Thai police have ruled out three Myanmar workers in connection with the murder of two young British tourists, as Thailand's military ruler appeared to call into question…

Big jump in house sales tipped

House sellers and estate agents will breathe a sigh of relief after Saturday's election, which is expected to end a property market lull caused by hesitant buyers sitting…

Ebola a threat to world peace: UN

The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organisation…

Charity fights for Red Nose name

An "extraordinary" campaign by a doctor with controversial views on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome forced a New Zealand children's charity to put Red Nose Day on hold…



Extra US flights may see fares fall

More New Zealanders are set to head to the United States with 56,000 more airline seats next year and predictions fares will fall on increasingly competitive routes…

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Crotty to miss Pumas test

The 30-man squad for the All Blacks Rugby Championship test matches in Argentina and South Africa has been finalised.


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