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Minister's staffer took part in blog

The press secretary of Cabinet minister Gerry Brownlee has admitted posting anonymously to the Whale Oil blog as the impact of Dirty Politics continues to hit the election…

Leaders unplugged: John Key

A terrible feeling of deja vu appears to have come over Prime Minister John Key. Here we sit, over a cuppa in a cafe in the centre of the Epsom electorate.

Dirty wave could swamp election

It often comes in like a wave, the release of a book from Nicky Hager, breaking on the shores of public awareness awash with assertions that are too much to take in…

Bledisloe Cup

Rivals trade memories of fateful day

Former Wallaby hooker Tom Lawton doesn't recall every detail of the 1986 test series victory against the All Blacks but still enthuses about the conduct of his opponent…

All Blacks: The X-Men

The All Blacks' test winning streak wasn't the only run which came to an end last weekend - so did Julian Savea's try-scoring exploits which date back to October last…



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The chief executive of the KiwiYo company says he is deeply sorry that a Whangarei teenager quit her job after she was told not to greet customers with a traditional…

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Sky's internet TV move not defensive

Sky Television faces challenges to its dominance of pay television, but chief executive John Fellet says it is moving into internet TV as a positive step, not a defensive…


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Hopefully our hearts won't be in our mouths for the entire game as we watch the All Blacks take on the Wallabies tonight. A person will need to keep up their strength…

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Sonny Bill Williams ready for return

Sonny Bill Williams is set to make a surprise return from a thumb injury for the Sydney Roosters in tomorrow's showdown with the Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium.

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