August 29 2014, updated 10:08pm

Racing scandal

Rider accused over race tactics

In the biggest scandal to hit racing in years, jockey faces charges of pulling up horse.

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Debate turns slug-fest

david cunliffe and john key First televised debate of the campaign resembles slug-fest, with John Key a bit more rattled than composed Cunliffe.

Man killed at port

A worker at Lyttelton port has been killed - the third on the waterfront in 12 months.

MH370 search starts soon

A year-long deep sea search for the Malaysia Airlines plane missing in Indian Ocean will start next month.

Was it a meteor?

A spectacular low-flying meteor-like object was spotted off the west coast of NZ.

All Blacks jockey for position

It's not the size of the grundies that matters, but the All Black wearing them.

Catheter pierced woman's heart

Keith Nelson Couple wonder how a medical mistake that killed their toddler happened to another family.

Partygoers take note

Review of police handling of "out of control" parties shows officers overstep the mark at times, but brings clarification of their powers.

Guilty of parents' attack

'Ended in tears, nasty case'

	 Cory James Clements

'Frantic tooting' before crash

Cory James Clements had a 22 second window to get out of the way of the train that would kill him.

Leaders debate 2014

Prime Minister John Key and Labour leader David Cunliffe debate policy leading up to the election next month.

Doing deals with Winston Peters

Peters Key National leader John Key says he trusts NZ First leader Winston Peters not to force the country back to the polls, but that Peters will demand a price.

And the underdog is....

Both David Cunliffe and John Key are playing down their chances in their first head-to-head debate.

MP's anger over Dirty Politics

Leaders face off

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National's health promises

National is promising faster cancer treatment and extra money for arthritis, back pain and joint conditions.

Gender inequality still rife

The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the EU, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. 

Lennon's killer told of pain

John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he caused in his pursuit of notoriety nearly 34 years ago. 

Beijing critic's home raided

29-year-old virgin outed

MH370 search starts soon

A year-long deep sea search for the Malaysia Airlines plane missing in Indian Ocean will start next month.

KiwiRail sells land

NMDHB Land once earmarked for a replacement ferry terminal is sold to winegrower Peter Yealands.

Boot put into Hellaby profit

Underperformance by Hannahs and Number One Shoes wipes out Hellaby's otherwise healthy result.

Ship with dark past NZ-bound

Next step for NZX

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Resignation amid fraud probe

Senior Dunedin City Council manager steps down but says he knew nothing of major fraud.

Still tough for the first-home buyer

mortgage The ability of first home buyers to get a mortgage has eased only slightly with banks holding volumes of low deposit lending steady.

Tax policy elusive

National continues to dance around whether it will promise tax cuts in the coming weeks.

Division over KiwiSaver's future

Agents criticise home plan

Cost of success was failure

Shehan Wijetillake As co-founder of a tech start company with over 15,000 members I thought we had the next big thing, but I failed.

Capital Gains Tax: Relief for SMEs

The fourth of our series questions the wisdom of allowing businesses a 'get out of jail free' card from capital gains tax.

Recognition for sled designer

Akarua expands in Central Otago

All Blacks? There's an app for that

IPhone app by Wellington company lets fans keep up to date with the season.

Still vulnerable to Heartbleed

More than half of the world's 2000 most profitable companies still aren't fully protected from the Heartbleed security flaw, experts say.

Spark hopes for pirate boost

PC sales surging

Does Facebook stifle opinions?

A surprising study finds that people who use social media are less likely than others to share their views on controversial issues, even while offline.

11 hottest undie-selling celebs

Underwear With the ABs strutting their stuff at NZFW today, we take a look at the world's top undie ambassadors.

NZFW Live: All Blacks in their undies

It's the final day of Fashion Week, and we're psyched for half-naked All Blacks and a Kate Sylvester show.

Amazing Race Emily's beauty tips

Spurious science of baby

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All Blacks jockey for position

It's not the size of the grundies that matters, but the All Black wearing them.

Get your DIY questions answered

strap2 Whether you're contemplating a serious reno' or just want to jazz up your living room, our experts have the answers.

10 signs of a good builder

There's a few lessons I've learned that can help others choose the right builder for their project.

It's all about re-loving, baby

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The dos and don'ts of decorating

Add some style and personality to your home with these expert tips.

The perfect on-the-go snack

Bliss balls These raw carrot cake bliss balls are a sweet yet guilt-free snack for when those arvo muchies hit.

Good eating without going broke

Flatters and young marrieds often ask me how they can keep their weekly food bill in check. Here are 10 ideas.

Nadia's tour around NZ

Taste of food on film

Shrek still a world-bleater

shaun sheep Those Aussies are forever trying to pull the wool over our eyes. But this time, the dags have fallen short.

More obey poo rules

ECan says more dairy farmers are following rules for disposing of their cows' waste.

MPI approves canning plant

A2 growing but little profit

Kiwis shine at Oz awards

Danielle Cormack Out of her prison scrubs and into a figure-hugging full-length gold dress, Kiwi actress Danielle Cormack was one of the New Zealanders who, despite torrential rain, shone at the annual Helpmann Awards in Sydney.

Global icon isn't what you think

Get ready to have your mind blown: Hello Kitty is not a cat. She is also British.

Did Tony Soprano die?

MKR beats The Block

The Ramones

Scorsese to direct Ramones film

It's a busy time for Martin Scorsese. He has now been linked to a film about the New York punk band.

Top 5 in Mexico

Jungles, deserts; teeming cities, one-street pueblos; fiesta fireworks, Frida's angst: Mexico conjures up so many vivid images.

The gadget that sparked a fight

The Knee Defender has got a global boost after it caused a midair scuffle.

Plane rude

Ryanair launches business class

Escape to Coromandel

Exchanging the hard, grey angles of Auckland for the soft green of Coromandel can be cruise-y.

Mutton birds are a hard chew

Mutton bird The mutton bird may be a prize for Kiwi palates but I learnt the hard way - pick your birds wisely.

Island date disaster

My date said he never tried hard to impress but I wasn't expecting to be ignored on our island getaway.

Loving the Christchurch life

SBW 'loyal to bank account'

Hello Kitty

Top five reader comments

When is a cat not a cat? When it's Hello Kitty. We're as surprised as you in today's top comments.

Fraudster's Rolls sells at auction

1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost A 1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost linked to convicted fraudster Michael Swann sells at auction.

Supercar crash deliberate

Man faces up to 20 years prison after admitting deliberately crashing his Bugatti Veyron.

New Falcon cost $263,254

At 50 not out

Tulloch inks Camaro deal

Southland motor-racing icon "Inky" Tulloch is importing a rare Chevrolet Camaro racer in GT3 spec for key NZ events.

Canterbury machine rolls on

Luke Whitelock Defending champs continue to impress with third straight big victory, dispatching Northland 48-3 in Christchurch tonight.

Titans coach sends message

Neil Henry has warned his side they're facing a hiding if they don't lift their effort against the Warriors in Auckland.

Honesty the best policy

Kiwi Raider a happy man

David Walker

Rider accused over race tactics

In the biggest scandal to hit racing in years, jockey faces charges of pulling up horse.

Split Enz

One step ahead

Eddie Rayner, of Split Enz fame, unveils his new band.

Moutoa potato farmer Tony Parlato

A head for potatoes

Tony Parlato knows a bit about growing potatoes. He has been in the business for almost 20 years.

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Less-troubled tippling

I love beer. I took to it at a young age. Being of Irish lineage, I was helped to sleep by Guinness.

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Protecting cheese with DNA

Swiss cheesemakers' weapon against forgeries is housed at minus 80 degrees celsius in a Bern freezer.

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