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RAF looks to snap up NZ Skyhawk pilots

Britain's Royal Air Force plans to recruit New Zealand's top combat pilots and crew after the Government's decision to scrap the fighter squadron. The pilots' combat flights have been grounded by the proposal to sell 17 RNZAF Skyhawk fighters and 17...

Piece from jet smashes into warehouse

An Air New Zealand jet remains grounded as investigators try to discover how a 5kg wing part fell off and crashed through a warehouse, narrowly...

Old warriors recall shared horror of Crete

GALATAS - Sixty years ago, as Lieutenant George Brown was evacuated as a wounded prisoner of war, George Katelanos was preparing to fight the...

New Zealand News

Higher tax on beer the spirit

'Gender role' in plane crashes

Dob in abusers and save young lives, says CYPS

Cancers in children increase in decade

Hunt on for syndicate after smash-and-grab

Call for bigger fly spray warnings after death

Jail hunt for murder weapon

World News

Suicide bomber, airstrikes set Mideast alight

Rescuers dynamite trapped Swiss cavers to freedom

'Gentle giant' mulling Prescott-counter-punch in court

Polygamists nervous after landmark guilty verdict

Bush feels Californian fury over energy policy

Solemn service commemorates the Battle of Crete

Bomb and air strikes cause new Middle East carnage

Business News

NZ Post explores war zone

Tax cuts top business wish list for Thursday

Business as usual, says Transend

O'Sullivan: Cullen faces tax tightrope

Businesses see Privy Council as crucial

Danish agency to run export credit scheme

Buyer seeks clearance for Richina purchase

IT News

Technology NZ scheme up for a tweak

Digital satellites threaten BCL's revenue

Text-based learning systems on decline

Hassle-free car renting on the way

Injunction sought to halt sale of Terralink

Government challenges our lowly e-ranking

All parties silent on Terralink injunction

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‘Socialism’ is more of a political scare word than an objective condition. Even in the US, as Nate Silver’s 538 website pointed out this week there is polling evidence that modern Americans are inclined to treat socialism as meaning ‘equality’ rather than the ‘government ownership or control’ that Americans understood the term to mean back in the 1940s... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Nelson Fire And Climate Change

The Nelson fire has been a useful warning of things to come, given how climate change will (a) increase the likelihood of reduced rainfall and drought-like conditions in many parts of New Zealand, which – obviously – will raise (b) the fire danger and (c) the cost of providing the communities at risk with the enhanced firefighting capabilities that they’re going to need. More>>


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Gordon Campbell: On The US Exit From Afghanistan

To state the bleedingly obvious, US military forces have done a good deal of harm over the past 50 years from Central America to Asia to Africa. That history is now tending to obscure the harm that’s being done by the polar opposite impulse: American isolationism... More>>


Gordon Campbell: On The Brexit Vote Aftermath

So, what happens next? Normally when a major policy like this gets so crushingly rejected – by 230 votes, when Theresa May had reportedly been hoping for a defeat by “only” 70- 100 votes – the PM would resign and/or a fresh election called. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our History Of Selling Out The Kurds

For the past 100 years, the West has sold out the Kurds over and over again. So much so that it came as a surprise yesterday when US National Security advisor John Bolton appeared to walk back the latest act of betrayal... More>>