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Is childcare up to scratch?

A herald investigation reveals: Children in early childhood education may have been placed at risk of developmental damage after the Government's continued focus on…

Medal search after mix-up

As Mackenzie Glover looks forward to wearing her grandfather's four World War II medals on Anzac Day, her family is racing to find heirs to even earlier military decorations…

Cashed-up and heading off

As house prices in the country's biggest city spiral out of control, Auckland homeowners are cashing in their chips and buying mansions in the regions.

Farms face hard season

Dairy farm bank balances will be heading into the red this winter and spring, producing some short-term but significant cashflow management challenges for farmers, says…

Sideswipe: April 20: Stuff it in

No trailer? No problem. Cop turns chauffeur for golden oldies "We run a motel here in Dunedin and last weekend had more than a few oldies staying so they could go…



Finance officials fear rising threats

The International Monetary Fund's policy committee set a goal of working towards a "more robust, balanced and job-rich global economy" while acknowledging growing risks…


Anzac services on high alert

Security will be stepped up at Anzac Day services around Australia on Saturday after security forces foiled an alleged terror…

Mystery disease kills 18

A "mysterious" disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 18 lives in a southeastern Nigerian town, the Government said yesterday.

Hundreds of migrants feared dead

Hundreds of migrants are feared dead after the second boat in a week has capsized on its way from Libya to the Italian island of Lampedusa.

Clinton must demonstrate her difference

In the last American presidential election, in 2012, Mitt Romney was always the favourite to be the Republican candidate. With that accomplished, his sense of self-anointment…

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

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NRL: Warriors just not learning

Mistakes are acceptable if you learn from them but four error-riddled performances over the past month suggest the Warriors are struggling to absorb the lessons.


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