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'Kate died in his arms'

The mother-in-law of a Dreamworld disaster victim has spoken of the heartbreaking moment her son held his dying partner in his arms.

Send in the clowns...again

The Herald's infamous cartoon of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has been credited as the inspiration for a depiction of the Australian PM as a clown.



Qantas dress code doesn't fly

Qantas has banned its pilots from chewing gum, wearing earrings, smoking or growing handlebar moustaches in new guidelines.

Times they aren't a-changing

The Sellout , a satire of race and class in the US that has drawn comparisons to Richard Pryor and Mark Twain, has won the Man Booker Prize.


Audit yields double payoff

A brand new factory commissioned in 2000 gave Millennium Plastics the high tech edge but an energy audit less than a decade…

Sharemarket rebounds from fall

New Zealand shares bounced back from Wednesday's 1.5 per cent drop, led by Port of Tauranga and Scales Corporation while Comvita continued to fall.

Dreamworld's reopening cancelled

Dreamworld has cancelled plans for a controversial memorial day just three days after four people died in horrific circumstances at the park.


'Responsibility' not always the answer

COMMENT: Kiwis encounter a steady stream of political messages that individuals, families and communities should "step up" and take responsibility for their problems…








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