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Anger at 111 response

A woman is appalled it took three emergency calls to get help for an Auckland student writhing in pain at her inner-city campus.

Car-free Quay St back on the agenda

A plan to change Quay St from a car-dominated road into a waterfront boulevard is back on the table with Auckland Council seeking expressions of interest from designers…

Warriors: Better by halves

Warriors coach Andrew McFadden credited the controlling influence of halves Shaun Johnson and Chad Townsend with steering them to their bumper 48-0 win.



Litigation risk for tech IPOs

New Zealand technology companies could be unwittingly heading into a "perfect storm" of intellectual property litigation…

Dairy's $14.3b boost to the regions

New Zealand's regional economies earned about $14.3 billion from dairy farms in 2013-2014, taking the lion's share of national dairy earnings, industry group DairyNZ…

Meat, milk farming to eclipse grains

The United Nations food agency FAO has predicted that global farming will move increasingly towards meat and milk production and away from traditional rice and grain…

Trump Plaza casino expected to close

Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut it down in mid-September.


Act releases party list

Rodney Local Board member Beth Houlbrooke has leapfrogged her way to number four on the Act Party list - though she would not become an MP unless the party won 4 per…


Life & Style

L'Oreal cuts ties with fan

French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has cut its ties with a Belgian football fan after pictures of her on a big game hunting trip sparked outrage online.

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Golf: Ko finishes well back

Lydia Ko's hopes of claiming her first major title were dashed at the British Open overnight following an eight-over 80 in the final round. Ko, who began the day five…

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