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Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International…

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Prime Minister John Key chats to Andrew Mulligan and…

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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…

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 on the rise for more…

Who's living next door to you?
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?

Census

Putting faces to our names
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…

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

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
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 people have had a prosecution brought against them by Statistics New Zealand for failing to fill in last year's…

How we are living and loving in NZ

A breakdown of results from the latest census shows how Aucklanders are more religious, smoke less ... and they're well…

God, good pay and going solo
God, good pay and going solo

If you want your pay packet boosted, head to the West Coast; if religion is your thing, Auckland is…

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Politics

Quote of 2014 goes to...Cameron Slater
Quote of 2014 goes to...Cameron Slater

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater uttered the most memorable quote this year when he compared his role in politics to the…

Toby Manhire: A festive verse for NZ
Hager gets hearing
Council wins back accreditation
Bryce Edwards: A year of (neverending) Dirty Politics
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