Leading Headlines

'Walls smeared with blood'

There were several failures in the police care of a heavily intoxicated man who died after hitting his head more than 100 times while in a police cell.

What the Aussie media say

How Australian media have reacted to their side's semifinal win over India to set up a Cricket World Cup final clash with New Zealand.


Watch live: Nasa balloon launch

Following 10 days of unsettled weather in the wake of Cyclone Pam, Nasa will make its second attempt to launch its heavy-lift super pressure balloon.

The Forgotten Millions

Grandmother takes on huge role

Sometimes Fatma's granddaughters want to talk about their old life in Syria. They lived in a nice house in Aleppo and went to school every day.


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Dairy futures trading halt lifted

Exchange operator NZX said trading of dairy futures has resumed after a trading halt was put on this morning pending clarification of the volume of Australian skim milk…

Singapore Govt in new Akl property deal

The Singaporean Government is expanding its New Zealand property holdings, taking a further stake in Auckland via a new office block yet to be built. Listed landlord…


Germanwings silent on locked-out pilot

Germanwings last night would not confirm reports one of the two pilots on its doomed flight was locked out of the cockpit before the plane crashed in the French Alps…

Life & Style

Is the internet giving us all ADHD?

It's no secret that the internet presents a bevy of distractions. Many of us have grudgingly accepted perpetual scatterbrain as a hallmark of modern life.




Kia ora: Shannon

There's much more to this small and unpretentious town than you might imagine, writes Elisabeth Easther.



Clarke talks up Black Caps

Australian captain Michael Clarke heaped praise on New Zealand's performance at the World Cup as the teams prepare for the transtasman final.

Cricket World Cup

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