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Rates: What you face

Rate rises will hit double digits in Auckland's hottest suburbs unless the council takes action on other fronts, says the council's finance boss.

Updated 27 min ago

Question 'Tindallgate' case must answer

The case of a bouncer accused of taking footage of England captain Mike Tindall flirting with an ex in a bar must answer a simple question. Are digital files 'property'?…

NZ among best places to move to

NZ has ranked sixth in a global survey on the best places to live abroad, with scenery, landscape and weather listed among the most attractive qualities of life here…



New era for Maori TV shows

Rotorua production companies may benefit from a likely move by TVNZ to invite independent producers to take over its Maori…

Low CPI tipped to hold rate rise

Economists now expect the Reserve Bank to keep interest rates on hold until September next year after inflation in the September quarter proved even more benign than…


New security breach at White House

The 23-year-old man who climbed over the White House fence last night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats


There were gunmen on roof - Kiwi

A New Zealander in Ottawa was just a block away from the gunman who murdered a soldier and attacked Parliament in shootings that traumatised Canada's capital yesterday…

Life & Style

Richie McCaw's close shave

Julian Maloney and his crew recently had a close shave with one of the most important NZers. The barber tells us his secrets.

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Security warning for iCloud

Apple has warned about intermittent organised network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information.


Record demand for Rugby World Cup tickets

A total of 950,000 tickets to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England were sold last month from a record application for more than five million tickets. Tournament organiser…

Rugby: Folau wins John Eales medal

Game-breaking fullback Israel Folau's huge value to rugby union has been underlined after he beat warm favourite and Wallabies captain Michael Hooper for the John Eales…


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