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5:00am Police are looking for a second car in connection with Miramar mother Mei Fan's murder.
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A new subcontractor to one of Canterbury's biggest building firms has been charged with stealing.
The Warriors Under 20's British duo have their eyes set on the NRL as they begin to settle into New Zealand.
More than 100 people have been arrested following a police blitz on drugs at a Melbourne music festival.
One of New Zealand's biggest and most valuable farms is up for sale.
First he was offered $20,000 for his strip of land needed for road-widening.
US Supreme Court to hear an appeal of decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents.
Supermodel Kylie Bax Poros shares her top fashion tips for race season.
The winner of the second annual Cafe of the Year awards has been announced, with Nelson taking top prize.
NZ plays second-fiddle to Australia over Ford's little mini SUV, the Indian-built EcoSport.
The tale of Auckland's Bassett Rd machine gun murders.
It's been 20 years since Sherry Laskin boarded an aircraft, despite her fulltime occupation as a travel writer.
The Virginmarys debut album yearns to be played up loud with the car windows down.
Alliance Group plans to increase exports to the Middle East after a positive first year.
Oldest human DNA sequenced yet reveals unknown ancestor from at least 300,000 years ago.
Lydia Ko is a tournament winner in just her second start since turning professional.
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A Christchurch man has bought wine with a virtual currency he is "mining" in his own garage.
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