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Tears flow for Phillip Hughes

The cricketing world halted overnight to pay tribute to one of its own after the death of young Australian international batsman Phillip Hughes.

Speed leeway falls to nil

Motorists driving anywhere over the posted speed limit could land themselves a fine, as police do away with the notion of a "speed tolerance" for the summer period

Spy bill fast track faces criticism

Proposed powers for spies to set up video surveillance in New Zealanders' homes without a warrant have come under fire on the first day of hearings for urgent counter-terrorism…

All Blacks trio on China mission

A trio of All Blacks have been on a three-pronged mission to China this week. The players, Aaron Cruden, TJ Perenara and Patrick Tuipulotu, have been in Beijing for…



The Insider: Out of the frying pan

Some racing industry folk are wondering if the chief executive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, John Allen, knows what he is getting himself into as he…

Mobile phone pricing competitive: report

New Zealand's mobile phone sector is performing well on an international basis, with competitive pricing and good mobile coverage, according to a report by the New Zealand…


Sales of guns soar after Ferguson riots

Racially charged protests in Ferguson are fuelling an exponential increase in gun sales among mainly white customers at one of the premier shooting ranges in the United…


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Rugby: All Blacks sweep nominations

After a strong season in which they retained their No 1 world ranking, the All Blacks unsurprisingly dominate the 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards nominations.


The empty seat syndrome

Crowdsourcing has become one of the commercial buzzwords of the internet age, but for many sporting organisations around New Zealand sourcing crowds is of greater importance…

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