Auckland University database hacked

The personal details of more than 4500 past and present students may have been accessed by "unauthorised parties" who allegedly hacked into a University of Auckland server.

Power float still a goer - analyst

Investors should still consider buying into the Mighty River Power float despite the increased regulatory risk from Labour's proposed shake-up of the electricity market, according to one analyst.

Fleeing victim cried for help

In his final moments, Rodney Tahu shouted for help and ran across a darkened service station forecourt as a stranger took aim at him with a .22 revolver.

Conservatives leader issues warning on satire quote

Conservatives leader Colin Craig says his threat of legal action against a satirical website for a post on the gay marriage bill does not mean he lacks a sense of humour - but warned any attempts to attribute false quotes to him would get similar treatment.

Baby food story upsets exporters

A stoush has erupted in the lucrative infant formula export industry after Chinese media outlets published articles stating the only "genuine" New Zealand-made formula brands were those belonging to members of a newly formed export association.

Too soon to be sure of drought effect: Fonterra

Rain has fallen in most of the nation's dairying areas over the last week or so, but Fonterra chairman John Wilson said it will take six weeks to determine whether the drought that has hit most of the country has caused any lasting damage.

Basketball: Breakers look to life after Lemanis

Basketball: Breakers look to life after Lemanis

When Andrej Lemanis was appointed Breakers coach eight years ago, Paul Henare didn't really know what to think other than hope Lemanis would last more than one season.

Cricket: Bracewell to fight for test return

Cricket: Bracewell to fight for test return

The national team landscape has changed for Doug Bracewell as he prepares for the tour to England.

Killer 'evil', says Aussie victim's mum

The mother of an Australian teenager killed by the man convicted of murdering Christchurch schoolgirl Jade Bayliss has described him as "evil".

Boy electrocuted in Rotorua

A 10-year-old boy has died after being electrocuted while playing in a garage at a Rotorua house.

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