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Student cash probe grows

A probe that has already uncovered nearly $10 million in misappropriated tertiary funding is to be expanded to include a dozen suspect programmes around the country.

Cunliffe dropped from bench

Former Labour leader David Cunliffe is expected to be absent from the party's front bench when the new caucus line-up is unveiled today.

McCaw fan club out for big 100

As Richie McCaw led the All Blacks in a test for the 100th time, he had his own special cheerleaders armed with cameras to catch the historic moment in the stands.

Some rain... but summer is coming

Sunny skies and rising temperatures delighted many in the North Island yesterday, but the taste of summer will be short-lived as rain is forecast for today and tomorrow…

Inquiry into lost police notebook

Police are investigating the "disappearance" of an officer's notebook which was copied and circulated, disclosing personal information of victims and offenders.

National

Business

China rate cut adds to slowdown fears

China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to shore up the world's No2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to…

Grass will not cut it for cash cows

The grass-only dairy farm model has become a thing of the past for New Zealand as farmers increasingly turn to supplementary feeds to increase their production.

World

Politics

Rennie 'unfit' for job - Little

Andrew Little says in the wake of the Roger Sutton sexual harassment claims, state services commissioner Iain Rennie is "unfit" to do the job.

Life & Style

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Technology

We don't post about our kid

I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend's 5-year-old daughter "Kate," (a pseudonym) standing outside of her house in a bright yellow bikini, the street…

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Rugby

Rugby: Gatland can't 'get across line'

Wales coach Warren Gatland's record against the Southern Hemisphere giants of New Zealand, South Africa and Australia now stands at played 27, won one, lost 26 after…

Rugby: Retallick on top of the world

Brodie Retallick has struck a blow on behalf of the world's tight forwards - his recognition as IRB player of the year is the first time a prop or lock has won the award…

Barrett survives toughest test

Beauden Barrrett has described the test against Wales this morning as one of the most intense he has experienced, a difficult start for the All Blacks' No10 eventually…

Sport

Cricket: Milne stands out in NZ A win

There was no speed ball radar at the International Cricket Council Academy ground but, judging by wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi's position somewhere near the horizon, Adam…

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