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SkyCity deal 'licence to print money' - Labour

Labour and the Greens have slammed a deal announced for a new convention centre in Auckland today, saying the Government has handed SkyCity a licence to print money.

Man killed in Taihape fire named

A Taihape farm worker who was killed in a house fire despite a passerby's efforts to save him has been named by police.

Panic as fire hits Auckland campus

Panic as fire hits Auckland campus

Panic broke out among students at the University of Auckland's Epsom campus this morning as a ferocious fire broke out in the cafeteria.

Toddler rushed to hospital after swallowing chemical

A toddler who swallowed a chemical in central Hawkes Bay was rushed to hospital last night.

Joyce says investigation didn't find cheating

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce says he was not informed about an alleged online cheating service because an investigation failed to find sufficient evidence to proceed.

Eight die in weekend road carnage

Two people died in a four-car crash in Northland yesterday afternoon during a weekend of road carnage that claimed eight lives.

Sign-off for $402m SkyCity deal

Sign-off for $402m SkyCity deal

Details of the controversial SkyCity convention centre deal with the Government have been announced this morning - and the listed casino operator will pay $402m for the new centre.

Gilmore bows to inevitable and resigns

Gilmore bows to inevitable and resigns

Disgraced National Party list MP Aaron Gilmore has moved to spare the Government further embarrassment during a critical week by announcing his resignation last night.

Cricket: Kyle Mills in bar altercation

Cricket: Kyle Mills in bar altercation

New Zealand bowler Kyle Mills was involved in an altercation at a Christchurch bar early yesterday morning but the cricketer says he was more a peacemaker than active participant.

Yachting: America's Cup future in limbo

Yachting: America's Cup future in limbo

Team New Zealand will meet America's Cup officials this week to discuss the future of the embattled event following the death of British sailor Andrew Simpson.

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