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Pest-free NZ project a 'game changer'

The Government has revealed what it calls the most ambitious conservation project in the world - exterminating all rats, stoats and possums in NZ before 2050.



Zika: The babies who cannot stop crying

United States efforts on the Zika virus have been so focused on prevention, almost no firm plans have been made for the care of the nation's first dozen Zika babies.


Another record high for NZX

New Zealand shares followed rising global markets to hit a new record, with Xero, Trade Me Group and Kathmandu Holdings leading the index. The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose…


Tribunal: Officers disrespect Maori

Corrections staff are often disrespectful to Maori - and a drastic culture change is needed to reduce re-offending rates, a retired senior probation officer says.

Minister to Key: 'I'm sorry'

Trade Minister Todd McClay has apologised to Prime Minister John Key for his handling of news reports about potential trade retaliation from China.

Labour leader's Little problem

An election hoarding outside Andrew Little's New Plymouth office has been sabotaged to resemble a famous mouse and animated movie star, Stuart Little.





Wellington: Crafty capital

Wellington is a very easy city to love, and it's just about perfect for a food-and drink-filled weekend getaway.





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