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New parking zone plan

Auckland Transport is developing residential parking zones which will have a time limit, but allow residents to purchase parking permits.

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Politics: Who killed Campbell Live?

Who's responsible for the demise of Campbell Live? There are a variety of views being offered in the lead up to the final programme, writes Bryce Edwards.

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Helen Clark makes power list, again

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has been named alongside Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton in Forbes' list of the world's 100 most powerful women.

DJ kills bunny on air

Danish radio presenter bludgeoned a baby rabbit to death with a bicycle pump whilst debating animal rights live on air.

Six seconds of tornado carnage

Days of flash flooding, tornadoes and rain across central Texas and Oklahoma swept away hundreds of homes and left at least five people dead.

Business

Westland Milk payout held- tips lift

Hokitika-based Westland Milk said its farmer payout for 2014-15 would remain at $4.90-5.10 per kg of milk solids but that its suppliers could look forward to a $5.60…

Politics

Warning on new blackmarket drug

The use of a black-market drug in the Auckland area that has caused deaths overseas has sparked a warning from Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne.

NZ paid for farm, but has no rights

New Zealand spent more than $11.5 million to help establish a demonstration farm in Saudi Arabia - but does not have any contractual rights to access it.

Life & Style

Can you check for Alzheimer's?

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking…

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Rugby

Rugby: Black starts again at No 10

Otere Black will wear the No 10 jersey for the league-leading Hurricanes when they meet the Crusaders in Nelson on Friday night. The 20-year-old made his first Super…

Relief as Tew keeps Retallick and Savea

After presiding over the departures of a growing number of talented young men from the game, NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew will today announce some good news - the signings…

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