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Wards jammed by flu victims

A flu outbreak sweeping the country is putting severe strain on the public hospital system. Wards are full, patients are sleeping in corridors and three major hospitals have called off operations. One of the country's top virologists, Dr Lance Jennings...

Rail axing grim news for regions

Tranz Rail will scrap three long-distance train services in the upper North Island as part of a deal to sell its public transport arm.

Quest for the key to success

We've all heard the stories about how other countries are doing better than us. Some that were behind us - Singapore, Taiwan, Israel and Ireland...

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Rankin tells of plot to sack her

Peru's big quake makes small splash on NZ coast

Ban likely on trademarks found offensive to Maori

Bank raiders mirror movie

Seven hours in a ward zone

Father's blows cowed boy, court told

NZRU tries to ban Invincibles sales

World News

Fears of war in Macedonia after night of mob rule

New York bans cellphone use while driving

Row mars start of UN Aids conference

Ironic fate lined up for arrested Peruvian spy chief

Caspian eyes caviar future

Faithful cheer Mahathir to carry on

Israel's long reach

Business News

We're in the black - but only just

For Whitcoulls, read WHSmith

Takeovers panel gets new blood for code's launch

Spurned Qantas tries new approach

Reserve Bank cut too big: strategist

Haggling begins for passenger services

Gaynor on Wednesday: Airline's flightpath must go beyond route to the Beehive

IT News

Net provider ihug looks for speed

Trade NZ wary of US firm's ambitions

Genie conjures up a Universal solution

Clear to launch DSL service


Peter Sinclair: High noon looming in online music war

Discounter suspends fee to lure more on-line buyers

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