Leading Headlines

Glenn gives uni $5m boost

Sir Owen Glenn has called on the Government to change the way philanthropic donations are taxed to encourage more people to "invest in their own country".

Synthetic cannabis health scare

More than 30 people have been treated at hospitals for bad reactions to what is thought to be a potent synthetic cannabis, in a cluster of cases that have surprised…

Budget 2015

National denies misleading voters

National has denied it misled voters before last year's election, when it vowed not to introduce any new taxes, by announcing two new taxes in this week's Budget.


Leipzig chance for NZ: Simon Bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges takes over as head of the International Transport Forum as the organisation tackles ways to boost global trade and tourism at its annual…

Judge denies look at Erceg documents

Michael Erceg's brother has been denied access to documents that would reveal who got what from trusts set up by the late multimillionaire and liquor magnate worth $620…



Life & Style

Govt considers e-cigarette restriction

The Government has been urged to consider restricting sales of nicotine electronic cigarettes to pharmacies, in a blog to be published today by public health experts…




Auckland: Fancy free Sundays

Music jams, history lessons, making new friends - the best things in life can be enjoyed for nix in Auckland, Diana Clement discovers.



Hurricanes exploit Blues defences

As the wind and rain continued to lash Auckland on Saturday, Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd gave a simple message to his team ahead of their match against the Blues.


National club rugby results: May 23

A wrap of club rugby results from around the country. Northland Mid-Western 29 Hora Hora 13 Old Boys-Marist 22 Hikurangi 13 Mid Northern 25 Wellsford 25 Otamatea 66…

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