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Online GST 'impossible': MP

Online GST 'impossible': MP

Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says it would be virtually impossible to charge GST on items being bought online, an idea currently being explored by government officials.

Winter weather bites in North Island

Winter weather bites in North Island

The Desert Rd remains closed due to snow this morning, while the rain continues to fall over soggy parts of the North Island.

Bananas favourite fruit for Kiwis

They're bad luck when fishing and have a bad rap for containing too much sugar, but bananas remain New Zealanders' favourite fruit.

Facebook seeks spying exemption

Facebook seeks spying exemption

Facebook has asked the Government for an exemption from a new spying law that could see its two million New Zealand users' messages subject to interception by the GCSB.

Samoa bus tragedy: 'It was chaotic'

The wife of the New Zealand Breakers' coach has described the "horrible" scenes after a bus carrying children and elderly people was swept away while attempting to cross a river during a flash flood in Samoa.

Shearer asks media for a 'fair go'

Shearer asks media for a 'fair go'

Labour MPs at the centre of rumours about a leadership move within are adamant that there are no moves under way to oust David Shearer.

Logging ship on fire in Nelson

Fire broke out in the cabin of a logging ship in Nelson this morning.

Tindall-gate bouncer sacks lawyer

Tindall-gate bouncer sacks lawyer

The trial of Queenstown internet researcher Jonathan Dixon was postponed temporarily yesterday after he fired his lawyer.

I got 'Piano' ending wrong: Campion

I got 'Piano' ending wrong: Campion

Holly Hunter's character should have died at the end of The Piano, director Jane Campion has revealed.

Rugby: Itchy McCaw set for return

Rugby: Itchy McCaw set for return

All Black captain Richie McCaw could return to Super Rugby next week if Saturday's highly-anticipated return to club rugby is a success.

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