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Schools tackle zone cheats

Students are being kicked out of some of Auckland's most sought-after schools after officials ruled they were not genuinely living within zone.

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Games: Teens take mountain bike 1-2

New Zealand have recorded an extraordinary one-two in the men's mountain bike race, with Anton Cooper leading home Sam Gaze to take the top two spots on the podium.

Milk cut hits rural folk

A sharp reduction in Fonterra's milk price will put the squeeze on the industry and rural communities will feel the brunt of the economic impact.


Show of support buoys Fallon

Kevin Fallon says he has been moved by the support from the football community following his dismissal after 18 years heading the Mt Albert Grammar School academy programme…

Election 2014

Harre takes on PM

Internet Party Leader Laila Harré will stand against John Key in his Helensville electorate, "because the Prime Minister has some explaining to do".


Lateral still keen to list

Mobile technology developer Lateral Corporation isn't letting a downturn in investor appetite for high-growth technology companies slow its plan to list on the NZAX…

Russia vows to fight $58b penalty

Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay US$50 billion ($58.5 billion) for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer…

Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm

The New Zealand aerospace firm planning to launch a rocket to carry satellites into low earth orbit for a fraction of the cost of competitors.


EU targets Putin's circle

Russia's economy faces a financial stranglehold and President Vladimir Putin's inner circle will be hit with asset freezes and travel bans.

Life & Style

Your Money

How to make $3000 multiply

Banks are handing out free money to new borrowers - and if you use it well, you can make it more than five times as valuable.


Rugby: Crusaders dial up intensity

The Crusaders' forwards, who provided the platform for their semifinal victory over the Sharks with a dominant performance that at times embarrassed the big South Africans…


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