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Airport control tower deserted

Auckland Airport was left without air traffic controllers for 25 minutes yesterday morning, delaying up to 15 flights in the air and on the ground. Hundreds of passengers were stuck inside aircraft during the delay, which happened because four air traffic controllers were sick and a replacement...

Cost of living drops for tenants and jetsetters The cost of living has officially dropped - but unless you live in a state house, own a car and have taken an overseas trip you might not have noticed....

$94,500 the price of trying to dump city CEO A bid by a group of Auckland City councillors to dump chief executive Bryan Taylor has backfired at a cost of $94,500 to ratepayers. The hefty bill for...

Cigarette machines may be outlawed

Hunt's visit attracts notice

Child thrown from van fights for life

Massage message grates

Man's arrest found to be faulty

Man detained by police later dies

Defence salutes pay increase to fight staff losses

Review of Waitara killing

Coroner highlights plight of farmer

Phony text message conviction

Peruvian pair held in custody

D-Day for fate of Ansett Boeings

Vodafone given the text message

Deja vu in false admission

Stubbing out the night lights

Goff pledges open mind on Tibetans

Papers put Winz merger on cards from December

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