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  • T20 takeover fearsCricket: Former India captain Kapil Dev has called on cricket’s governing body to take steps to protect the test and one-day international formats amid the global growth of lucrative domestic Twenty20 competitions. New competitions in the United Arab Emirates and South Africa are set to begin early next year while the trailblazing Indian Premier League will be given an extended...

  • Cream rises to the top with farm sales

    The latest Bayleys’ Rural Market Update for the dairy sector compiled by its Insights & Data team points to buyer confidence, buoyant demand, and a positive outlook for the 12 months ahead on the back of strong long-run milk prices and global demand for New Zealand products.

  • Taylor tells of narrow window to bring Stokes to NZ

    Former Black Caps captain Ross Taylor has revealed that New Zealand Cricket missed a chance to recruit a teenaged Ben Stokes, after Taylor spotted his raw talent while playing county cricket.

  • Cases trending downwards

    Dr Andrew Old, deputy director general of the Ministry of Health, yesterday announced 4489 new community cases of Covid and 496 hospitalisations.

  • RBNZ shows critics hawkish side

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has served its critics a hawkish quarterly Monetary Policy Statement that stresses its resolve to lower inflation.

  • Covid-dodgers are now a minority

    One year on from the day New Zealand forever left the Covid-free comfort of Level 1, a modeller says Kiwis who haven’t yet caught the virus are now a minority.

  • OCR jump shouldn’t heat mortgage rates

    Retail banks have begun responding to yesterday’s official cash rate hike with moves to lift variable savings and borrowing interest rates.

  • OPINION Premium Debate: Subscribers overwhelmingly in favour of funding ‘miracle drug’ Trikafta

    News that public funding for the cystic fibrosis “miracle” drug Trikafta could be one step closer has been met with hope and excitement.


    Quiz1The first day of what Australian music festival was recently cancelled due to severe weather?

  • Fozz for foreseeable future

    All Blacks coach Ian Foster will take the All Blacks through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the NZ Rugby Board has announced after a review of performance.

  • Result stands tall after hard year

    Fletcher Building beat expectations, lifting bottom-line profit 42 per cent to make $432 million for the full year.

  • Wool filters to be used on Moon mission

    A Kiwi wool product will be making its way into space as part of NASA’s mission to the Moon.

  • Turkey air strike Turkey carried out an air strike in northern Syria near its border yesterday killing at least 11 people, including Syrian government soldiers, an opposition war monitor and a Kurdish media outlet said. The attack happened just west of the northern town of Kobani and comes amid tensions in northern Syria between US-backed Kurdish fighters and Turkey-backed opposition gunmen....

  • Surf club’s new base gets $1.3m kick-starter

    Pukehina Surf Rescue’s hopes of a new rescue centre have received a huge boost from a $1.3 million donation.

  • Diamond moment for Te Awamutu team

    Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand’s annual Diamond Dealer awards night enjoyed added brilliance this year, as the network celebrated its highest-performing dealerships from the hard-fought position of the country’s leading new vehicle brand.

  • Focus on nailing a work-life balance

    ‘Have some me time” is the message Fencing Contractors Association New Zealand president Phil Cornelius is hammering home.

  • Car clubs rev up for charity

    The Vintage Car Club of New Zealand is once again getting behind fundraising for the annual Daffodil Day by staging the Daffodil Rally for Cancer around New Zealand.

  • Importer beats VW to punch

    When I was asked if I wanted to drive a near-new VW ID.3 Pro from Hamilton EV, the answer was an easy yes.


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  • Mild hybrid the trend

    Not that many years ago car makers were fitting smallish engines to their models to cut back on fuel and emissions, but adding a turbocharger to produce power when it was needed.

  • Boom time for retirement villages Expert predicts sector could pump $1b into Bay economy

    More than $1 billion could be pumped into the Bay’s booming retirement sector in the next 10 years — with half being invested in the Mount and Pāpāmoa, a retirement village leader predicts.

  • Update on suitcase homicide mystery

    Police have provided an update on the Manurewa suitcase homicide mystery, acknowledging how “incredibly unsettling” the event has been for the community, but they still refuse to confirm further details.

  • OPINIONWe can rewrite the rule book — again

    Who is the economy for?

  • PM defends way Sharma dealt with

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she had not spoken to Gaurav Sharma since announcing his suspension from caucus.

  • Fletcher boss takes home $6.58m

    Fletcher Building boss Ross Taylor has enjoyed a 34 per cent annual pay rise after steering the company to new financial heights.

  • Jones liked what he saw

    Warriors coach Stacey Jones has named an unchanged line-up but has included Chanel Harris-Tavita on the extended bench for tomorrow’s 23rd-round NRL encounter with the North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville (8pm NZT).

  • Group wants election roles

    Voices For Freedom, a group with a history of promoting Covid-19 misinformation, is encouraging its followers to apply for key roles in next year’s general election.

  • Mongols in court, facing 118 charges

    A near three-month-long trial involving nine Mongol gang members will start today.

  • Hot rods out and about around Te Awamutu

    If you saw a few hot rods around Te Awamutu on Sunday it was for two reasons.

  • ‘Couldn’t be prouder’

    Praise and scorn featured prominently as Ian Foster basked in the afterglow of a defiant, tenacious victory on the Johannesburg highveld that he will hope is enough to save his All Blacks coaching tenure.

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