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Ministry cancer alert on soy sauce

The Ministry of Health has warned New Zealanders not to use soy sauce after a British survey found almost one in four bottles contained high levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals. The survey, by the British Food Standards Agency, sampled 100 soy sauce products and found 22 with levels of a chemical called 3-McPD that were well above a limit to be introduced in the European Union next April. Two-thirds of these samples also contained a second chemical, 1,3-DCP, which is also likely to cause...

Walkout strangles Auckland port

The Auckland waterfront, gateway for most of the nation's trade, has been hit by industrial action that could disrupt the port for weeks...

Drunk pilots to be grounded

Air safety regulators are working on a law change to help them prosecute pilots who fly while drunk. The move comes amid the dropping of charges...

New Zealand News

Doctors raise hopes for baby

Trail planned to link Ruapehu skifields

Burns, injuries to teacher heighten fears of prowler

Cullen rejects home tax proposal

Sixth-former convicted for stalking 14-year-old

Universities take cash row to ministers' table

Herald considers bid to lift secrecy order

World News

Five children killed in bath

TV ham in court battle to save bacon

West boycotts Pakistan Army leader's change of job

Nato soothes Balkan worry over troops

Guerrilla tape says bin Laden destroyed US warship Cole

Bush appeals to Arafat, Sharon

Iraq claims British, US air strikes kill 23 on football pitch

Business News

New owner for Ford's wheels

Commerce Commission seeks ruling on new merger laws

Super six to drive Auckland region out of gloom

On Energy losses spread to Australia

Animators hole out with TV golf deal

Dialogue: Export growth lags booming prices

Dialogue: Lion, Allied - why not both?

IT News

Animators hole out with TV golf deal

Kiwis get a kick out of Computex

Age no bar to cyberstalker

More gloom as Commsoft's optimism takes a dive

Dispute rages on calls to mobiles

Merger extends to e-farming

Multi-machine clusters promise to slash costs

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