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Queensland take Origin I

Queensland have taken a 1-0 lead in the State of Origin series following a tight win over New South Wales in Sydney last night.

NZTA selling 31 state houses

31 former state houses bought for the Waterview motorway project are being sold on the open market because Housing New Zealand no longer wants them.

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Third anniversary of Doha mall fire

Knowing those responsible for the deaths of their triplets have not served their prison sentences makes the anniversary of the mall fire even harder for their family…

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The new China syndrome

A policy document by the state council, or Cabinet, said China faced a "grave and complex array of security threats", justifying the change.

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Mainfreight cracks $2 billion

Mainfreight's big competitors, including European giants DHL and Kuehne + Nagel, are increasingly giving up market share…

$372k award shrinks pool for investors

The biggest investor in one of Allan Hubbard's shambolic business vehicles has won about $372,000 in court costs from it, further diluting the amount available to 300…

Drone rules for NZ coming, says Minister

Transport Minister Simon Bridges is keen to push ahead with "light handed risk-based" rules around drones after meeting politicians, United States regulators and companies…

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Will we see more Uber drivers?

More Uber drivers could soon be on the road after lobbying efforts that included a dinner with the Transport Minister hosted by a top United States diplomat.

Bribery claims over Saudi farm

A controversy over the spending of millions of dollars on a overseas businessman's farm in Saudi Arabia has boiled over in Parliament with accusations of bribery.

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U2's longtime tour manager found dead

Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area. U2…

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Cipriani gets chance at World Cup spot

Danny Cipriani views his selection in England's World Cup training squad as the ultimate justification for his decision to return home after a stint with the Melbourne…

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