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Minister muzzles hospital chiefs

Health Minister Annette King has gagged her board chief executives, ordering them not to speak to the media about Government health policies. The directive has come at a sensitive time for the already-stretched health system. Relations between the...

Lawyers' behaviour draws ire of judge

A senior judge has threatened to lodge formal complaints against tardy and disrespectful lawyers if their court behaviour does not improve....

Brrrrr ... the warm weather is on its way

As you shiver out of doors today, don't worry. The rest of the winter will be much warmer than normal, say climate experts. The deep south may...

New Zealand News


New homes in Australia come gift-wrapped for Kiwis

'Bit of fun' becomes financial nightmare for Metropolis bondholders

Jail for scientist who made drugs

Champion llama, bionic kiwi turning heads at Fieldays

Industry inquiry as power prices soar

Devil's Henchman denies killing Lisa Blakie

NZ won't stand in way of Cook Islands' independence

World News


Fury at Blair for 40 per cent pay rise

Bomber's death a triumph of good: Bush

McVeigh's last statement written by a master of last words

Irish voters make life hard for EU

Holy man carries Nepal palace ills to exile

Video key to South African murder trial

Model agency expose unfair, BBC admits

Business News


Export dip causes concern

Tasman Pacific liquidation angers creditors

Technology stampede slows to a stroll

Strong brands should prove overseas lure

Local managers buy WorldxChange

Gaynor on Wednesday: Air NZ share options a reward for risk

Dialogue: Technology investors watch and wait for tax carrot

IT News


Technology stampede slows to a stroll

Take five - BMW website has clips of action classics

Software upgrade change hits firms

Intel wants PC for everyone

Finer chips technology expected to increase battery life

Whoosh crosses Tasman

Oxygen breathless for new e-business

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