Live: Two new cases of Covid-19 today, both in managed isolation

There are two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today, both in managed isolation. One person arrived on a flight from Germany on September…

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Six-year-old adopted boy denied school, abused in state care

A six-year-old boy who couldn’t spell cat and didn’t know his last name was sent to an institution where he was put to work and…

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‘He was never a quitter’: Why my brother chose to end his life

Gus van Soest was just 40 when he decided to end his life, as his body succumbed to an incurable disease. As Kiwis consider how…

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Sharks face slaughter for Covid vaccine development

Sharks face being slaughtered for the coronavirus vaccine, as conservationists warn as many as half a million could be killed for global supplies. One of…

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Liam Dann: NZ economy will muddle through – but at what cost?

COMMENT New Zealand will muddle through this crisis – it’s the Kiwi way. Regardless of who forms the next government, our economy appears to be…

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‘Without her I’m nothing’: Couple ditch NZ over ‘cruel’ $11k a month cancer cost

Joseph and Julie Moon are abandoning their dream lives in New Zealand, forced to return to America to afford the drug treatment she needs to…

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‘Without her I’m nothing’: Couple ditch NZ over ‘cruel’ $11k a month cancer cost

Joseph and Julie Moon are abandoning their dream lives in New Zealand, forced to return to America to afford the drug treatment she needs to…

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A short history of Bledisloe pettiness – and what the All Blacks must do next

COMMENT: The ongoing fight between the respective New Zealand and Australia national rugby unions started in the boardroom, but it needs to end on the…

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‘You have no right to be here’: Dad told to leave parents’ room in mall

An Auckland dad was told by an angry mum to leave the parents’ room where he was looking after his baby daughter. Josh Anderson was…

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‘You have no right to be here’: Dad told to leave parents’ room in mall

An Auckland dad was told by an angry mum to leave the parents’ room where he was looking after his baby daughter. Josh Anderson was…

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‘You have no right to be here’: Dad told to leave parents’ room in mall

An Auckland dad was told by an angry mum to leave the parents’ room where he was looking after his baby daughter. Josh Anderson was…

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Covid-19: What exactly is a ‘lockdown’?

COMMENT: The headlines tell the story. “Thousands in Madrid to lock down”, “New Covid-19 rules for more parts of North and Midlands”, “Can a ‘circuit…

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