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NZ lags in cancer survival

Kiwis with cancer die from the disease sooner than Australian cancer patients, research shows, with some of the larger survival gaps in lung, liver and ovarian cancer…

Aunt witnessed girl smashed by car

The aunt of a girl hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing saw the accident unfold in her rear-view mirror just seconds after she passed the youngster waiting on the footpath…

Screening programme - 'no-brainer'

Bowel cancer survivor Trisha Cooney can see no reason the Government can't immediately start creating a national screening programme to expand early detection of the…

Billionaire's $50m retreat

It's the size and scale, as much as the detail, which is breathtaking at Helena Bay - estimated to have cost more than $50 million to build.



Carter rings in a so-so start for Arvida

As Grant Adamson lay in hospital after a brain aneurism Michael Ambrose gave the late retirement village visionary a promise - one that was kept with the float of Arvida…



Hager gets hearing

Investigative journalist Nicky Hager's application for a judicial review into the police search of his Wellington home following…

Council wins back accreditation

Christchurch City Council has won back its accreditation as a building consent authority almost 18 months after it was stripped for holding up the earthquake-hit region's…

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High-level Rena report released

The findings of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission's investigation into the catastrophic grounding of the MV Rena, released today, detailed a list of concerns…





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