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Upgrade, but no Nonu for China

The appearance of All Black Ma'a Nonu at Premier House yesterday to give President Xi Jinping of China a No 8 All Black…

Kiwis head home

It could be the end of a dream for many as migration figures show that more New Zealanders are not only staying put but…

Is it better across the Ditch?

For a long time the Lucky Country drew Kiwis to its shores, but as its economy changes we look at some of the risks of relocating…

Dairy exports to China fall

New Zealand's posted its largest monthly trade deficit for October in six years, led by a fall in dairy exports to China