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America's Cup defence to stay in NZ? Dalton keeps door open for Auckland event

1 hour 37 min ago
Team New Zealand says it will explore the possibility of keeping the next America's Cup in Auckland after an "11th hour" funding bid to host the defence of Auld Mug here. But its chief executive Grant ...

'An arduous search': Items found in hunt for missing family

2 hours 41 min ago
A number of items have been found in the search for a missing man and his three children last seen near a beach in Marokopa. Efforts to find Thomas Phillips, 34, and his three young children, Jayda Jin ...

'Are we there yet?': Hilary Barry's shock look captures lockdown lament

2 hours 58 min ago
"Are we there yet?" It's the question on all Aucklanders' minds as the city reaches the end of another week in level 4 lockdown - and Seven Sharp host Hilary Barry has once again captured the mood of ...

High-flyers: Crane numbers up 6% in Covid-defying expansion

4 hours 3 min ago
New Zealand has 144 high-rise long-term tower, fixed and crawler cranes in seven cities and towns, up 6 per cent on 136 cranes earlier this year in pandemic-defying resilience. Quantity surveying firm ...

'Burning questions': Scepticism at LynnMall terror attack review

4 hours 3 min ago
From RNZ There is widespread political scepticism as government watchdogs launch a review into key agencies' actions in the lead-up to the LynnMall terror attack earlier this month. Police, Corrections ...

Gregor Paul: Why we shouldn't expect fireworks from this All Black team

4 hours 4 min ago
OPINION: There's every chance that this weekend will not be a great advert for flowing, high-skilled, high-tempo rugby. The Pumas seem likely to start their second test against the All Blacks with ...

Matthew Hooton: National's problems go much deeper than Collins

4 hours 57 min ago
OPINION: Judith Collins' non-existent message discipline, predilection for personal attacks, lack of media nous and tendency to see herself as a victim can't be helping her party. But National MPs are ...

Three people found dead, police launch homicide investigation

5 hours 10 min ago
Police have launched a homicide investigation after finding three people dead at a residential address in Timaru overnight. Detective Inspector Scott Anderson said emergency services were called to the ...

Live: Sting in the tail? Caution urged as Auckland eyes move out of lockdown

5 hours 20 min ago
As the Government signals a rejigging of alert level settings two of the country's top Covid experts are urging Auckland should not be rushed out of lockdown. The warning comes after Auckland reported ...

Rate freezes in container shipping met with a mix of hope and scepticism

5 hours 23 min ago
Changes afoot in container shipping, including spot rate freezes and a new entrant to the New Zealand market, are providing a glimmer of hope for the country's beleaguered importers and exporters. Many ...

Police investigate suspicious Covid tent fire

5 hours 24 min ago
A tent involved in testing or vaccinating people against Covid-19 caught fire in Clover Park in Auckland overnight. The blaze happened outside the Local Doctors medical centre at 112 Dawson Rd, close ...

Stock Takes: F&P's sinking share price, giant waste deal underway

5 hours 28 min ago
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare's recent share price weakness is being blamed on a change in recommendations for Covid treatment out of the United Kingdom. The UK's National Institute for Health and Care ...

Family's multimillion-dollar generosity praised by judge in legal decision

5 hours 31 min ago
In an extraordinary move, the family of the late construction pioneer and philanthropist Hugh Green has gone to court to lock up his massive legacy for nearly five decades at which time a majority shareholding ...

Lockdown Hero: Generous businessman gives each employee $100 to spend locally

5 hours 31 min ago
Home-delivered pastries gave a group of flatmates a lockdown treat and helped keep their local bakery in business this week. The $100 order of savouries, croissants and tasty treats was paid for by Auckland ...

'Thousands will suffer': Major medicinal cannabis fix won't help patients losing products next month

5 hours 32 min ago
The Ministry of Health looks set to ease strict standards for cannabis medicines, which the industry says will be is a huge step towards making them more affordable without compromising safety. But ...

Editorial: The last thing Hawke's Bay needs is rich Aucklanders

5 hours 35 min ago
EDITORIAL: What if I told you that every time you write a social media comment ripping into the Wānaka couple, the cost of buying a house in Hawke's Bay goes up. The couple, Karaka horse breeder ...

Peached as bro! Iconic peach Fruit Burst makes comes back - but with a twist

5 hours 37 min ago
For years Kiwis have demanded the return of the peach Fruit Burst flavoured lolly. In the early to mid 2010s, the iconic flavour was pulled from the Fruit Burst packets. Now, Pascall has teased the ...

Brian Fallow: Hi ho, hi ho, it's back in gear we'll go

5 hours 37 min ago
OPINION: Business confidence has held up well in the first clean statistical read of sentiment since the latest lockdown. The preliminary results of the ANZ's business outlook survey for September ...

Still in the sandpit at 80: Napier kindergarten teacher stays young at heart

5 hours 38 min ago
"Here I am at 80, and I am still in the sandpit." Steph McCallum might be the "old duck" of Hawke's Bay childcare, but she says being a fully trained and registered kindergarten teacher for 52 years ...