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Kim Dotcom: I'm broke

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom says his three-year, $10m legal fight against extradition to the US has left him 'officially broke' and 'unfairly persecuted'.


Community service for train death driver

A young man who was behind the wheel of a ute that hit a commuter train in Wairarapa, killing his 15-year-old girlfriend, has been sentenced to 200 hours' community…


Westland cuts payout forecast

Hokitika-based Westland Milk, New Zealand's second biggest dairy cooperative after Fonterra, said it would cut its forecast farmer payout for 2014/15 by 40c…

'Durable' NZ recovery underway

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research expects the economy to grow 3.4 per cent this year but then slow, to a moderate average rate of around 2.5 per cent over…



Dirty Politics: Key 'in denial'

The Opposition says the PM John Key is "in denial" over a report which backs allegations his staff used information from the SIS for a smear campaign.

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Apple pushes past $700b milestone

A rise in Apple shares overnight has pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $US700 billion, becoming the first company to hit that milestone…


Rugby: Elliot to re-join Chiefs

Former Chiefs hooker Hika Elliot will re-join the Chiefs as a pre-season replacement for Nathan Harris when the side officially assembles tomorrow. Last season Nathan…


Numbers justify Vettori's recall

For anyone who thinks Daniel Vettori's likely selection for the third test against Pakistan is sentimental so he can become the New Zealand record-holder for caps -…

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