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NZ tourists die in safari plane crash

Three young New Zealand tourists on a safari trek through Africa are dead after their light plane crashed in a wildlife spot in Botswana, southern Africa. One was the New Zealand wife of a 28-year-old Queensland man who was also killed, along with the...

Doubts grow on Virgin's sincerity

The Government is growing increasingly sceptical that Virgin Blue is serious about flying in New Zealand, as frustration mounts over dealings...

Cheeky burglars rifle police station safe

Audacious burglars have stolen cash and jewellery worth thousands of dollars from a Takapuna Police Station safe. The burglars took $32,000...

New Zealand News

Chaos as city takes a soaking

Cruel 'disciplinarian' goes to jail

Dastardly deed threatens love it or loathe it rarity

Air wars - the cast list

Krukziener selling $2m pad

Killer's sentence reduced

Model tenant felt 'persecuted'

World News

Bush unveils Son of Star Wars

Pet sheep live in lounge to avoid foot-and mouth cull

Klansman gets life for 1963 Alabama church bombing

Roller-coaster inferno injures 54

Teenager killed in Israeli raid

Weeping royal aide describes fatal fight

Journalists share top environment award

Business News

Ansett battles Impulse deal

US fund manager snaps up 10pc stake in Rubicon

Truckers feel the chill

Open-skies model flies higher

Sutton says US should 'take it on the chin'

Sydney view: Underdog of the airways sings a different tune today

'Brassed off' Bureaux bags Govt grand plan

IT News

Peter Sinclair: Cyber 'it' people

How to get your website a top ranking

Geac cuts Auckland staff

Internet is just the ticket for Auckland commuters

PC sales tipped to ease

Big firms want their share of the action

Call centre will take on billing

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