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Norman quits as co-leader

Russel Norman will resign as co-leader of the Green Party in May at the party's Annual General Meeting so he can spend more time with his family.

Mayor: Parking fines 'exorbitant'

Dunedin City Council is to review parking arrangements at Forsyth Barr Stadium, after Wilson Parking's $65 fines were slammed as ''exorbitant and unreasonable".

Green light for quarry apartments

A new special housing area for up to 90 apartments is approved - but the tenants will potentially have to tolerate years of a quarry being filled up at their back door…



Big jump in new house consents

House-building approval numbers jumped 16 per cent last year when consents were granted for 24,680 new dwellings. Statistics New Zealand has just released the monthly…

Wynyard Group misses revenue forecasts

Wynyard Group, the security software firm, said 2014 annual revenue lagged its forecast as negotiations on a few key contracts dragged into the next financial year. Revenue…



The Insider: Too much dry

While many businesspeople are cheering on National's plan for wide-ranging Resource Management Act reform, others are urging caution.

Life & Style



Trailer: Ted 2

Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital's follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of…



Tokyo: Some like it hot

In the midst of one of the world's greatest metropolises, Sarah MacDonald goes on a quest for the ultimate urban sanctuary - Tokyo's natural hot spring.



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