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Lundy retrial: Ghosts haunt the courtroom
Lundy retrial: Ghosts haunt the courtroom

Witness 105, police inspector Ross Grantham, took to the stand in the retrial of Mark Lundy.

Island nations not worried by spying claims

Niue Premier Toke Talagi says NZ intelligence agencies have shared information with the country in the past and it'd be…

Cop throws the book at them all

Former country cop Gavin Benney talks to Andrew Laxon about policing in shorts and Jandals, getting ambushed by colleagues…

When Pacific Islanders were raided

The Polynesian Panthers - incensed by the police's dawn raids on Pacific Island families in Ponsonby and Grey Lynn searching…

Games medal theft devastates cyclist
Games medal theft devastates cyclist

A Commonwealth Games cyclist is devastated after his prized medal was stolen during the burglary of his Auckland home.

Polyfest booming 40 years after 'one-off' event
Polyfest booming 40 years after 'one-off' event

In 1976 two sixth-form students at Hillary College in Otara challenged to three other Auckland schools to a performance…

Dancing divas at Auckland Cup carnival
Dancing divas at Auckland Cup carnival

The first time Brazilian dancer Kellen Pinheiro visited New Zealand 11 years ago, she fell in love with the country - and…

John Armstrong: He who pays the piper finally calls the tune ...
John Armstrong: He who pays the piper finally calls the tune ...

PM’s regular ‘disappointment’ with racheting salaries hits crunch time, John Armstrong writes.

National

Facebook fight club
Facebook fight club

A Facebook page has been set up for children to post videos of schoolyard fights and brag about their…

Doctor's licence cancelled over porn

A doctor who avoided criminal conviction for accessing child pornography on a computer has been stripped of his medical…

Key turns up Nats' heat in Northland

National is scrambling all jets to bolster Northland byelection candidate Mark Osborne as polling shows Winston Peters has…

Sex-romp pair no longer working for firm

The two office workers caught in a high-profile sex romp with the lights on are no longer employed by the Christchurch firm…

Banks wants his retrial aborted
Banks wants his retrial aborted

Exclusive: John Banks is seeking to have a second trial for filing a false electoral return thrown out…

Boy bounces back to tackle bays run

But it was when he was playing chess and couldn't reach out for the chess pieces, in September 2013, that she knew something…

Dunne: Inquiry must look at spy practices

A looming inquiry into the security agencies ought to consider if NZ should be passing on intelligence material to other…

More suburbs join the $1m club

Herne Bay closes in on the $2m mark while around 22% have sale prices with seven-figure average prices.

Editorial: Cake ruling a strong signal on privacy

Editorial: Cautionary tale shows it pays to pause before publishing anything inflammatory on social media.

Hosting of Cup regatta in jeopardy
Hosting of Cup regatta in jeopardy

Problems locating suitable waterfront sites for syndicate bases could see council cost blowout of up…

MH370 relatives still seeking closure

A year after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Zaidah Mustaffa says she still wonders whether a relative…

Kiwis told eat less sugar

Kiwis need to carve about six teaspoons of sugar out of our daily diets if we're to meet new international suggestions for…

All dressed up and somewhere to go

It's hard work sitting in the sun all day in a kangaroo suit. Carl, a 26-year-old from Adelaide, who briefly tilts up the…

Review of The Mooncake and the Kumara

Good humour softens collision of settler cultures, writes Paul Simei-Barton

Janet McAllister reviews Skin of Fire
Janet McAllister reviews Skin of Fire

It’s still spectacular stuff but doesn’t quite measure up to the group’s previous show, Janet McAllister…

Helen Kelly: Zero hour exploitation

The wellbeing of families is threatened when workers feel insecure, writes CTU president Helen Kelly.

video Video: Press conference on murder accused on the run

Police said they were notified that murder-accused Beauen Wallace-Loretz had absconded from his Avondale home before 11pm…

Truck catches fire in central Wellington

A piece of equipment on a drilling truck which caught fire caused smoke to pour down a central Wellington street earlier…

Shipping containers blown off wharf

Three large, bright orange shipping containers blown into the water off a wharf at Wellington's CentrePort are likely to…

Murder accused spent cash on car
Murder accused spent cash on car

An Auckland man accused of burning his friend to death over his life savings allegedly spent some of…

Boxing on Teina Pora's 'bucket list'

The man behind Teina Pora's bid for a charity boxing match says the acquitted man wasn't taken advantage of and boxing is…

Ferry causes damage in Picton Harbour

Strong winds have caused Interislander ferry Aratere to move around, causing damage to a loading ramp in Picton Harbour.

NZ plane passengers exposed to measles

Passengers on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland last month have been exposed to measles, public health officials have…

Kiwi soldiers commemorated in UK tribute

The bravery of 14 NZ soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross during WWI have been commemorated by the UK government.

John Key: You're still wrong
John Key: You're still wrong

You're still wrong! That's the message from John Key after a former director of the GCSB said the spy…

Horse burned in petrol attack

A miniature horse has been burnt after someone poured petrol on to its cover while the owners slept.

Teen killed in Whakamarama crash named

A Papamoa teenager who died after becoming trapped in a car following a crash near Tauranga on Wednesday has been named…

Couple could hold key to Hamilton death

Police investigating the sudden, unexplained death of a man in Hamilton say a couple seen nearby may hold clues to the fatality…

Woman dies at Christchurch pool

An elderly woman has died at a Christchurch swimming pool today.

Boxing promoter downplays Pora match
Boxing promoter downplays Pora match

A boxing promoter is down-playing the prospects of a match up between Teina Pora and a police officer…

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Quizzes

Canvas quiz: March 7 quiz Canvas quiz: March 7

Test your general knowledge with this week's Canvas…

3pm Distractions Quiz March 6 quiz 3pm Distractions Quiz March 6

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Take it easy
Sideswipe: Take it easy

No trailer, no worries. Spotted at Northcote Pt.

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Element magazine

Video: Africa's poaching crisis - the game changers
Video: Africa's poaching crisis - the game changers

This World Wildlife Day (March 3, 2015) it's important to acknowledge that the war on poaching is a war on greed, but what…

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Weather Watch

WeatherWatch: (MARCH 06) Floods, droughts & cyclone
video WeatherWatch: (MARCH 06) Floods, droughts & cyclone

Torrential rain on Friday caused flooding along parts of the West Coast – with blustery winds moving into eastern areas…

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Property

Building the Kiwi Dream
Building the Kiwi Dream

Building their first home was such a success for Kerrianne and Paul Rennie, they’re about to do it all over again, writes…

Water right up to your boatramp
Put your captain s hat on and head to the bridge
Pretty face of dignified history
photos Al fresco Beach pad, Rothesay Bay
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