Politics

Troops fighting IS 'splendid sons of Anzacs'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has described Kiwi and Australian troops deployed to fight against Islamic State as "splendid sons of Anzacs".

Vernon Small: Surplus obsession so last election

OPINION: Stark warning from Reserve Bank needs significant action from Government on May 21.

$3m saved by shutting police stations

Police station closures might see more police on the streets but is symptomatic of a much bigger problem, says the Police Association.

NZ greenhouse gas levels ease but remain well above 2020 target levels

New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions have eased lower but remain well above the target set for 2020.

More job cuts in mail

New Zealand Post is eyeing another round of staff cuts and some store closures.

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