Leading Headlines

China's scary lesson to the world

First it was the Berlin Wall. Now there's the Great Firewall of China, the virtual barrier preventing info harmful to the Communist Party from entering the country.

The woman who cared enough

A pregnant mum who collapsed on a busy road with her 6-year-old son says she is extremely grateful to the one person who came to her rescue.

How smoking hits babies

Researchers are planning to use images of women's own unborn babies to warn them against the dangers of smoking during pregnancy.

Budget 2016

Success burdens tourism

Tourism is working to avoid being a victim of success but is not expecting much more help in the Budget.



Look who came to dinner

President Barack Obama taped the second part of an interview with CNN celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain before leaving the Vietnamese capital.


Hotel shortage critical

The squeeze on accommodation in tourist hotspots is getting tighter, causing critical constraints in some centres.

Aucklanders eye Q'town homes

Aucklanders are expected to buy some of the six new $2 million-$2.7 million holiday homes being marketed by the Millbrook Resort near Queenstown.

Lamb price set to rise

NZ lamb prices may rise 10 per cent next season, on lower Australasian supply and increased demand from China, says ASB Bank.


John Key's popularity down - poll

John Key's preferred Prime Minister rating in a new poll is at its lowest point since he took office - but National's party support has held steady.

Legal glitch over dumping of fish

A legal glitch means the Government may not be able to prosecute commercial fishing vessels for dumping fish even if they are caught on camera.








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