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Rugby Highlights: Highlanders 30  Blues 24 video Rugby Highlights: Highlanders 30 Blues 24

A dire opening half killed the Blues' season once…

NRL Highlights: Cowboys 28 Warriors 24 video NRL Highlights: Cowboys 28 Warriors 24

The Warriors have lost 28-24 to the Cowboys, after…

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Where + why Maori still smoke
Where + why Maori still smoke

It's ten years today since smoking was banned in bars, but Maori are still more likely to smoke than Europeans. We map where…

Auckland housing gap: 18,000 homes
Auckland housing gap: 18,000 homes

Auckland's housing crisis will not be solved even if the Government's ambitious forecasts for residential construction are…

Housing shortage a windfall for schools
Housing shortage a windfall for schools

Principals say it's "party time" in many Auckland schools because the city's housing shortage has bumped about half the…

Schools' anxious wait for ratings
Schools' anxious wait for ratings

The Ministry of Education has begun informing schools of their new decile ratings and at least one Auckland school will…

Census

More childless couples in NZ
More childless couples in NZ

Childless couples are making up an increasingly large proportion of families - a trend that has been…

Who's living next door to you?

Did you know there are 243 Eritreans living in New Zealand and more than four in five are born overseas?

Putting faces to our names

In a land where Smith, Jones and Wilson once ruled the nursery, Wang, Li and Chen are now the most common surnames for babies…

Sector sees big decline in workers

The manufacturing sector has seen a significant decline in the number of people employed since 2006, according to a Royal…

Eric Watson: Redefine holidays and holy days
Eric Watson: Redefine holidays and holy days

Eric Watson writes: Are there potentially a large number of Kiwis who feel aggrieved because our "most…

Verity Johnson: The changing Kiwi childhood

The other day, I realised that we've had cows in the garden for the past six years, and I've never milked them, writes Verity…

Working 9 to 3

The so-called "normal" 40-hour working week appears to be a thing of the past, the 2013 Census indicates.

NZ has 'multiple cultural identities'

New Zealand will be made made up of a people of multiple "national" identities and its population growth may be entirely…

Fewer Kiwis own their own homes

The number of homeowners in New Zealand continues to fall, with fewer than half of all Kiwis owning their own property…

Nearly 100 prosecuted for failing to fill in Census
Nearly 100 prosecuted for failing to fill in Census

Nearly 100 people have had a prosecution brought against them by Statistics New Zealand for failing…

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Opinion

Scared of Father Time, ladies?
Scared of Father Time, ladies?

One fear that hangs over your life as a 20 something, writes Verity Johnson, is that when you hit 30 you've lost it.

Secret diary: Campbell's nemeses
KiwiSaver a limited opition
Housing history repeating itself?
A rock-star economy?
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Politics

John Key on $1000/day house and capital gains tax
video John Key on $1000/day house and capital gains tax

A three-bedroom North Shore "do-up" has earned its owner nearly $1000 a day - just shy of the salary of a High Court judge…

Lost surplus tarnishes Key’s image
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Four contenders for Green co-leadership
Independent investigations necessary
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