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  • 10 Apr, 2015 5:00am
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Buying a house on the city's outskirts can save Aucklanders up to $50,000 each year in mortgage repayments, despite the added commuting costs.

Lecturer's brother fell 400m to his death

  • 9 Apr, 2015 12:30pm
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A New Zealand-based lecturer is mourning the loss of his brother who was killed after falling down a 400m cliff while exploring caves in Morocco.
  • 7 Apr, 2015 5:00am
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Mils Muliaina is continuing to train with his professional Irish team, despite an allegation of sexual assault hanging over his head, his agent has confirmed.

Blues player apologises to Jono

  • 1 Apr, 2015 10:14am
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A comedian got more than he bargained for when he joined the Auckland Blues rugby team for training - and one player has apologised over the incident.

Affordable homes: Best & worst regions

  • 1 Apr, 2015 5:00am
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Mortgage payments for Auckland's most affordable homes are costing first-time buyers nearly half their take-home pay each week, a new report shows.
  • 31 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Batsmen should be able to leave the cricket field without "tasteless" send-offs, former Black Cap and cricketing commentator Mark Richardson says.

Animal welfare group targets 'puppy mills'

  • 30 Mar, 2015 7:24pm
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Kiwis gear up for the World Cup showdown

  • 27 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Thousands of Black Caps supporters are expected to head to fanzones around New Zealand to support their heroes on Sunday.

Litany of failures in Roast Busters case

  • 20 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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The mishandling of a school yard incident where a young woman was bullied by an alleged sexual offender are among a litany of police failures.

Formula tested amid tampering fears

  • 19 Mar, 2015 8:58am
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Police are testing infant formula after a number of tins were found with pin-pricks in packaging lids.

X Factor: 'Many sides to this story'

  • 18 Mar, 2015 6:40pm
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Axed X Factor judges Willy Moon and Natalia Kills have fled the country, and the duo put on a united front when spotted by photographers at Los Angeles Airport.

Family of four killed in air crash

  • 17 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Four bodies - believed to be from the same family - were last night recovered from the wreckage of a light aircraft near Wanaka.

X Factor: NRL star takes shot

  • 17 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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League star Benji Marshall has weighed in on the axing of controversial X Factor NZ judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon after they humiliated a contestant.

Vanuatu - dozens feared dead

  • 16 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Dozens are feared dead on Vanuatu and up to 10,000 are homeless in the wake of Cyclone Pam.
  • 12 Mar, 2015 11:13am
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The giant kauri at the centre of a protest in West Auckland will be allowed to stay, it's been revealed in an open letter released by the properties' owners.

Fury over formula threat

  • 11 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Threats to contaminate infant formula with 1080 pesticide have been described as despicable and sick - but have caused more outrage than fear.
  • 6 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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International tourists keen to make the most of New Zealand's stellar summer spent $251 million in the country last month, latest figures show.
  • 3 Mar, 2015 5:30am
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Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand but says "I'm sure someone will look into it".
  • 24 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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A driver allegedly slammed another car off the road during a suspected road-rage incident yesterday, sending it careering into a bus shelter, seriously injuring a waiting teenager.
  • 23 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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Thrill-seekers hoping to round out the weekend at yesterday’s Monster Slide event in Auckland were forced to queue for hours due to a major failure with equipment.
  • 20 Feb, 2015 9:51am
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An investigation is under way at one of New Zealand's largest gyms after an instructor continued with a group fitness class after a man collapsed and lost consciousness.

'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'

  • 12 Feb, 2015 7:28am
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A "blinding" flash, intense explosion and sonic booms experienced over much of the country last night were probably caused by a meteor, experts agree.

Rowers take top Halberg prize

  • 11 Feb, 2015 10:33pm
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The sustained success of Hamish Bond and Eric Murray extended to the supreme prize at the Halberg Awards.
  • 10 Feb, 2015 10:15pm
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A review of security at the Ministry of Social Development, prompted by last year's deadly shooting at the Ashburton Work and Income office, has found tighter security would not have prevented the incident.
  • 10 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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Two people were injured, one critically, after being hit by a car while crossing a road near a busy Auckland roundabout.
  • 9 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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A new study aimed at investigating shoulder injuries in cricket bowlers is under way at the University of Canterbury.