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Boy wakes from coma

An 11-year-old stabbed in the head with a pair of classroom scissors has woken from a coma - and his survival means the boy believed responsible will not be charged.

Dramatic rescues from floods

At least a dozen families were in a welfare centre last night after one of the longest and most damaging storms in years lashed the country.

Kids shun rugby for football

In the aftermath of the tragic death of Jordan Kemp, we examine the way parents are increasingly turning their back on rugby to keep their children safe.

Football: Germany's Loew on a high

If you think the All Blacks are consistent - take a look at the German football team. Just like their cars and appliances, German sides are uber reliable, in a much…



Fonterra's deal targets China

Fonterra's alliance with the American healthcare giant, Abbott, will allow the cooperative to accelerate its expansion in…

Banking boss helps migrants

BNZ's head of migrant banking, Frank Cui, reckons he has a pretty good grasp of the challenges immigrants face when building a new life in NZ.

Guidance for young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs can tap the business secrets of experienced directors and mentors through a new fund kicked off by the University of Auckland Business School.



Quake threatens N-plants

A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast yesterday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami.

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Rugby: Lions maul Cheetahs

Lionel Mapoe's hat trick of tries helped the Lions cap their most successful Super Rugby season with a 60-25 eight-try mauling of the Cheetahs on Sunday. Mapoe scored…


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