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Maori fight over asset sales to go straight to Supreme Court

The Maori Council's challenge to the Government's partial asset sales plan is likely to bypass the Court of Appeal and go directly to the Supreme Court early next year in order to meet the looming deadline for the sale of Mighty River Power.

Girls' crime wave not the reality: expert

A world expert on women and crime says a "moral panic" about violent girls is seeing more of them arrested and jailed, even though evidence suggests they are actually becoming less violent.

Rugby: Carter's baby plans could hurt Crusaders

Rugby: Carter's baby plans could hurt Crusaders

Daniel Carter doesn't have a sabbatical planned for next year but the new addition to his family could enforce one and it has the potential to impact badly on the Crusaders.

Rugby: Questions fly over Carter's fitness - and his baby's gender

Rugby: Questions fly over Carter's fitness - and his baby's gender

Daniel Carter's first public appearance since his fatherhood tweet delivered a battle between the rugby scribes and the fluffy social media types.

Rugby: Supposed southern hemisphere thuggery 'an anomaly'

Rugby's rule book is open to interpretation, which may explain why in November eight players from the Southern Hemisphere have been cited for foul play while not one from the north has.

Rugby: England far from blameless

Rugby: England far from blameless

All sorts of damning praise is leaching from the British media.

Two seriously injured in motorcycle crash

Three motorcycles collided near Taupo this afternoon, leaving two people with serious injuries.

Cricket: Munro hits unbeaten 269

Colin Munro hopes his marathon double century today helps move him away from being pigeon-holed as a one-day specialist.

Bitter cold snap expected

Bitter cold snap expected

New Zealand is in for a bitter cold snap at this end of this week, forecasters predict.

2012: Year of the data breach

Several major public sector data breaches have led to the Privacy Commissioner labelling 2012 "the year of the data breach".

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