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Drugs hidden in uniform

A flight attendant who worked for Air New Zealand for 24 years has been charged with bringing methamphetamine into the country concealed in his uniform jacket.

Sharples: 'We made a lot of noise'

Pita Sharples has defended the Maori Party's decision to go into government with National, as he joined other politicians in making a farewell speech as an MP today.


Puppies to sniff out biosecurity risks

Beagle puppies Darcy and Darwin were introduced to the world today at the Auckland Biosecurity Centre. They are the Ministry for Primary Industries' newest biosecurity…


Dollar dives after rate hike

The Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has raised the official cash rate as expected - leading the kiwi dollar to instantly take a tumble.

Facebook earnings soar

The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow and more people used it, more often.


Greens launch solar schools policy

Greens Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman is launching his party's 'Solar in Schools' policy this morning at Laingholm Primary School in Auckland.


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Kris Shannon: Let the Games begin

With a vigorous wave of the New Zealand flag, Valerie Adams kicked off the Kiwi presence at the 20th Commonwealth Games this morning (NZT). The Glasgow Games opened…

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