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Guilty plea through tears

A man who stabbed his wife and daughter to death in their West Auckland home spent the next seven months trying to dupe health professionals into thinking he was insane…

'It wouldn't get past first base'

A Government proposal that ratepayers help cover a potential $130m blowout in the cost of SkyCity's new convention centre is going down poorly with several councillors…

Glasgow shoppers killed by truck

Six people were killed and at least seven others injured in Glasgow when a bin lorry ploughed into crowds of Christmas shoppers in what appeared to be a tragic accident…

National

Business

Kathmandu shares plunge

Kathmandu's shares have slipped to a near two-year low as the outdoor retailer blames low consumer confidence for a subdued start to Christmas trading in its Australian…

Station buy swells APN's radio foothold

APN News & Media has increased its presence in the Australian broadcasting scene through the purchase of Perth radio station 96FM from rival publisher Fairfax Media.

Watchdog's probe clears Fletcher

The Commerce Commission says it found no evidence that Fletcher Building's Winstone Wallboards unit engaged in anti-competitive behaviour to protect its dominance in…

World

Tuesday, December 23

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 23, the 357th day of 2014. There are 8 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1588…

Politics

Rates cash eyed for SkyCity

SkyCity chief executive Nigel Morrison yesterday also confirmed his company wants a taxpayer-funded top-up and was willing to walk away from the deal if it doesn't get…

Partial victory in Red Nose battle

A New Zealand charity has won the right to use Red Nose Day in New Zealand after a challenge by an Australian charity, but it has not won its case outright.

Life & Style

Video

Video

Kiwi story of Christmas

We enjoyed this video so much previous years that we decided to share it with you again. The Christmas Story - as told by the children of St Paul's Church. Courtesy…

Entertainment

Travel

Opinion

Sport

Ko expected to play NZ Open

New Zealand Golf are expected to confirm this afternoon that Lydia Ko will tee it up in next year's national open. The 17-year-old was understood to be deciding whether…

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