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Boy, 12, taunted from stolen laptop

"Low-life" thieves stole a family's courtesy car then logged into a 12-year-old boy's Facebook page and taunted him, saying "Catch me if you can I'm the ginger bread…

IRD hot on heels of tax dodgers

If the house always wins, then the taxman isn't far behind - at least not during the last year - when IRD won almost 85 per cent of the litigation it was involved in…


Boat ramp ramming leaves man critical

A man critically injured after he was rammed by a vehicle at a boat ramp was in intensive care last night. The injured man, Troy Hughes, 48, is well know to anglers…


Fletcher Building AGM + video

Fletcher Building has forecast an 11 per cent operating earnings uplift by as much as $66 million this financial year but some shareholders still expressed dissatisfaction…


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Stars' Halloween shockers

From pregnant nuns to Rhianna with a black eye, for some, Halloween is just an excuse to dress inappropriately. Here are eight celebrities who have shocked with their…

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Deans backs Cheika as coach

Robbie Deans has backed Waratahs coach Michael Cheika to be the best option for the Wallabies' hotseat, saying today he has the singlemindedness required to bind a disparate…

Rugby: 11 new caps in Maori All Blacks

Eleven new caps have been named in the Maori All Blacks squad to take on Japan next month while the scheduled match in Singapore has been axed due to pitch issues. The…


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