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Moor sisters win Viva Prix de Fashion
Moor sisters win Viva Prix de Fashion

The Black Caps aren't the only ones in the good books tonight. Police have praised cricket fans for their good behaviour…

Well-behaved crowds at Eden Park

Police have praised cricket fans for their good behaviour during and immediately after this evening’s nail-biting victory…

Four firefighters rushed to hospital

Four firefighters have been taken to hospital as a precaution after a shipping container containing insect repellent caught…

Cruise rescues fishermen

One of the world’s most famous cruise liners offered to rescue five fishermen after their boat was grounded by rocks in…

'Obsessed' stalker gets case thrown out
'Obsessed' stalker gets case thrown out

A man who became obsessed with a sex worker and launched a rash of lawsuits against her and her lawyers has had his case…

Motorcyclist critically hurt in Coromandel crash
Motorcyclist critically hurt in Coromandel crash

A male motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash in the Coromandel today. Emergency services were called to the scene…

Dotcom barred from fighting asset seizure
Dotcom barred from fighting asset seizure

Embattled internet mogul Kim Dotcom has experienced another setback after a US court reportedly barred him from fighting…

Key and Abbott cheer on cricketers
Key and Abbott cheer on cricketers

A relaxed Tony Abbott and John Key, jackets off, watched the start of the highly anticipated one-day cricket game at Eden…

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Water quality improves at Auckland beaches
Water quality improves at Auckland beaches

Signs warning swimmers that one of the city's most popular beaches was off-limits after a bacteria scare…

Punched driver defended

Police have defended a tourist driver who was punched in the face yesterday after being pulled over by another motorist…

Man who jumped off Tolaga Bay wharf still missing

Malaysian man Kuan Loon Loh remains missing at sea but searchers remain optimistic about their chances of finding his body…

National Party names Northland by-election candidate

The National Party has chosen Mark Osborne as its candidate for the Northland by-election. The seat was vacant after Mike…

Fruit and veges allowed inside Eden Park
Fruit and veges allowed inside Eden Park

Fruit and vegetables will be allowed inside Eden Park as spectators prepare to watch the latest Cricket…

Tributes to slain mother of five

A woman found dead in a Whangarei house with a 52-year-old man was a mother of five.

NZ/Aus to share criminal history info

Australia is going to give New Zealand greater advance warning of when it is about to release and deport convicted New Zealand…

Suspected arson at property where man was found dead

Police are investigating a suspected arson at a Woodville property where a man was killed last month.

Kiwi's unexplained death in Cairns

Australian police are trying to piece together the final hour of a Nelson man’s life before he was found dead on the side…

Two seriously injured in Christchurch crash
Two seriously injured in Christchurch crash

Two people have been seriously injured in a two-car crash in Christchurch this morning. Emergency services…

Fury builds over tourist-driver crashes

A tourist driver has been punched in the face after being pulled over by another motorist, as tension over foreign drivers…

Collision tragic end to visitor's NZ dream

A Frenchman who moved to NZ to "make his dream come true" swerved to avoid hitting a portable toilet that had fallen from…

Father dreads telling son he has HIV

The father who has lost his fight to keep his 9-year-old son from being treated for HIV says he dreads the moment he has…

New state houses - minus the view

If you want a state house with a view, forget it. Beautiful views are banned in a draft new Government policy. Double garages…

Fran O'Sullivan: John Key doing right thing in Iraq
Fran O'Sullivan: John Key doing right thing in Iraq

Modern warfare is vastly different today. Those going to Iraq will not be in the frontline - at least…

Lantern festival kicks off

The Auckland Lantern Festival opened in Albert Park with a bang last night with firecrackers, lion dancers and cultural…

National Party donors stay secret

Analysis shows more than 80% of donations to National candidates were channelled through party headquarters in a loophole…

Kiwi design gets kids on their feet

A doctor at the Starship children's hospital and an engineer from Auckland University have invented a better, cheaper and…

Abbott quiet on leadership rumbles

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott gave no hint last night in his first speech of his official visit to New Zealand that…

Martin Crowe: I'd love a Black Caps thriller
Martin Crowe: I'd love a Black Caps thriller

Cricketing great Martin Crowe wants to see one thing only at Eden Park - a contest (preferably with…

Labour has to look outwards: Haworth

Labour failed to get over the "credibility hurdle" in the last election - and must look outwards away from internal issues…

Peter Dunne wants rethink if Winston Peters wins Northland

Peter Dunne says he would look at revisiting his post-election concessions from the National Party if New Zealand First…

Handling gropers faded along with sexism

Older women are far more blase about groping than us young 'uns. Yeah, they say, it happened all the time, you just dealt…

Eden Park: From humble beginnings to today

If Eden Park had been stuck with its original name, the commentary at today's Cricket World Cup showdown between New Zealand…

Can foreign owners save our country?
Can foreign owners save our country?

If your stance on foreign ownership of prized New Zealand countryside is black or white, the case of…

Ex-hostage heads back to war zone

Auckland peace activist Harmeet Sooden is going back to Iraq, where he was held hostage for four months.

Over-limit taxi driver fined, disqualified

An on-duty taxi driver who blew a reading of more than four times the legal breath-alcohol limit told police he'd had "one…

Aiding those under Isis rule the right call

Many times over the years we've been aware that people in a foreign country are going through hell, John Roughan writes.

Lundy trial: Concern over blood tests

A forensic scientist was concerned about the possibility that police footwear may have contaminated the murder scene.

Editorial: Cricket clash a big one but not the last word
Editorial: Cricket clash a big one but not the last word

Without a doubt, today's Cricket World Cup clash between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park is the…

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$500k boost for young Kiwi entrepreneurs
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Youth Affairs Minister Nikki Kaye has granted $500,000 to an initiative supporting young New Zealand entrepreneurs. Inspiring…

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