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Two-tier justice issue raised

A leading law professor is concerned over the number of sports people being discharged without conviction after a rugby player escaped punishment yesterday.

Donors funnel $4m to National

The National Party's donor list is a round up of multi-millionaire businesspeople and Auckland property magnates with an estimated joint worth of almost $2 billion.

40% want Campbell Live to stay

Just over 40 per cent of Kiwis think Campbell Live should be preserved even though it doesn't make much money, according to a Herald-DigiPoll survey.

Map pins volcano risk spots

New models have laid bare the threat explosive volcanic activity poses to our largest city, with Three Kings and Mangere among the Auckland suburbs most vulnerable to…

Schools plan on-site hostels

Three of Auckland's biggest public high schools are seeking to build international student hostels on site so they can boost numbers and reap the financial rewards.

Skim milk powder prices drop

Whole milk powder prices, which are central to Fonterra's farmgate forecasts, showed signs of levelling off at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, but competition from…


Troubled Guildford opts for home

Playing rugby in France was "too testing" for former All Black Zac Guildford, who is returning to NZ just halfway through a four-year contract.


Wages data boosts chance of rate cut

Employment grew strongly in the first three months of the year but labour force growth was stronger still, keeping wage inflation subdued and raising the odds of an…


Turning back boats 'not feasible'

Italy has renewed its appeal to the EU for help in managing a relentless wave of migrant arrivals, after about 40 died when their inflatable boat sank off the coast.

Life & Style

New autism insights

Kiwi and UK scientists challenge the notion that people with autism generally see visual motion poorly, and explore the causes of sensory overloads experienced by some…





Sideswipe: Love's a laugh

Pete's photo on dating app Tinder is hilarious, but his description of himself is sure to have all the ladies swiping right... or should that be left.



Moala to slot back in for Blues

George Moala will slot straight into the Blues team to play the Rebels in Melbourne following his discharge without conviction today. Moala discharged without conviction…

Rugby: McCaw back on the bench

Richie McCaw has recovered from concussion and returned to the bench for the Crusaders' encounter with the Reds in Christchurch on Friday night. The All Blacks captain…

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