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Greens want Kiwibank to take on Aussie banks

Greens want Kiwibank to take on Aussie banks

The Green Party wants to bolster Kiwibank's capital so it can "really take on the Aussie banks".

SkyCity's fortunes on a roll

SkyCity's fortunes on a roll

SkyCity has been granted 230 extra machines and 52 new gaming tables whcih could boost its value by $200 million.

Rugby: Chiefs frustrated by Laulala decision

Rugby: Chiefs frustrated by Laulala decision

The New Zealand Rugby Union's decision to deny the Chiefs' former All Black centre Casey Laulala has opened the organisation up to allegations of prejudice against the defending champions.

Rugby: Blues welcome back Mealamu

Rugby: Blues welcome back Mealamu

Experienced hooker Keven Mealamu will return to the Blues as they head into their repeat clash with the test-cap heavy Crusaders.

Rugby: Cruden seeks spark to ignite backline

Rugby: Cruden seeks spark to ignite backline

His body could do with a rest but Aaron Cruden is more worried about how to gel a constantly changing Chiefs' midfield for what will be a series of brutal matches against their New Zealand rivals.

Ross Home breached man's rights by tying him to chair

Ross Home breached man's rights by tying him to chair

An 85-year-old dementia patient at a Dunedin care home was wrongly restrained with a lap-belt on multiple occasions, despite his wife's objections.

Cricket: NZ will look to attack Swann

Cricket: NZ will look to attack Swann

For all the talk of how New Zealand's seamers will fare with the Duke ball, a more salient aspect of the test series against England could be how the batsmen cope with spin.

Golf: Ko cards another top-five finish

Golf: Ko cards another top-five finish

World No 1 amateur Lydia Ko made four birdies in the final nine holes of the World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup in Japan to add another top-five finish to her incredible record in professional events.

Mystery over runaway's missing millions

Mystery over runaway's missing millions

Just what happened to the $3.7 million that Leo Gao transferred to overseas bank accounts is still not known, despite enquiries from three justices in the Court of Appeal.

Man arrested after AOS drama

Man arrested after AOS drama

A man has been taken into custody in relation to an Armed Offenders Squad callout in Albany on Auckland's North Shore this afternoon.

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