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Five types of work jerk and how to deal with them

The Office's David Brent: Clueless Jerk?<p>Ten years ago, the typically sober and staid management book genre welcomed an off-colour title to its …


How the next Parliament would look

What colours will be seen in Parliament based on tonight's preliminary results? Check out the new make-up of the debating chamber here.

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Archaeologists solves mystery of the Great Pyramid of Giza

It has for centuries been one of the world's greatest enigmas: how a Bronze Age society with little in the way of technology created Egypt's Great …


Winston Peters returns to Northland, as he gears up to consult caucus about coalitions

Winston Peters is back at his Northland home in Whananaki where he's making no moves to hold negotiation talks other than to meet with his caucus in …

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Chloe Swarbrick to be youngest MP in 42 years

Green Party candidate Chloe Swarbrick looks almost certain to be going to Parliament.<p>At number seven on the party's list Ms Swarbrick is, on the …

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Election: Bill English wants a quick deal with Winston Peters, but Jacinda Ardern prefers to wait

David White<p>National leader Bill English talks coalition partners.<p>National leader Bill English is looking to stitch up a deal to govern …

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MMP and Jacindamania prove international curiosities

International media have turned a quizzical eye on last night's election - seemingly intrigued by the rise of 'Jacindamania' and the would be king or …

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ACT's David Seymour cut adrift by Bill English ahead of negotiations with Winston Peters

David White<p>Bill English talks coalition partners<p>It's been a faithful National Government support partner for nine years, but Prime …

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Aussie billionaire's mission to rid world of slavery

It's an experience so heart-wrenching that Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest still finds it difficult to talk about.Retelling the story years later in the …

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OKC Thunder make blockbuster trade for 10-time NBA All Star Carmelo Anthony - report

The Oklahoma City Thunder have made one final move to strengthen their roster for the upcoming NBA season after the team reportedly secured 10-time …


LIVE BLOG: Election17 - Coalition talks loom

The National Party has won the most votes, but will still need other parties to govern. RNZ's live blog brings you all the post-election developments.

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Man accidentally stabs his own leg in Bay of Plenty

A man skinning a pig has sliced a major vessel in his thigh, causing a potentially life-threatening injury.

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Chloe Swarbrick: 'Too early' in career to be Green Party co-leader

Chloe Swarbrick has big ambitions for her first term as an MP. But becoming Green Party co-leader is not one of them.Swarbrick ruled herself out of …

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'We did everything we could'

Māori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell has signalled an end to his political career after voters ousted him and his party from Parliament.<p>He had …

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Watch: 'We'll make a decision in the national interest' - Winston Peters calls for patience over which party he'll back

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters isn't giving anything away when it comes to which party he'll back to form the next Government.<p>Speaking from …

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A century of Wellington's Paramount cinema

This week sees the end of an era. After almost exactly 100 years, Wellington's Paramount Cinema is finally closing its doors tomorrow. It opened as a …

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How long will Winston Peters keep us guessing?

<b>ANALYSIS:</b> We are in limbo. Better get used to it New Zealand.

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Barry Soper: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, don't rule it out

There are two losers who may think they were winners on election night, of course depending on Winston Peters and what he decides to do.<p>One is the …

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First jet fuel pumped through repaired pipe

The first load of jet fuel has successfully made its way through the newly repaired pipe-line from Marsden Point to Wiri - more than a week after the …

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Winston Peters says NZ First holds balance of power, and won't be hasty with it

Rereatea<p>New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has refused to discuss any potential coalition deals until he speaks with his party.<p>Winston Peters is …

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Secret to scientists' new superfruit project in the flesh

Kiwi scientists are set to combine blueberries with the goodness of their colourful cousins, bilberries, to create a healthy new brand of …

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Alison Mau: We will have a steady-as-she-goes government; one which has the fiscal chops to keep on keeping on

<b>OPINION:</b> I reckon that late last night, at the National Party party, a tiny moment may have passed between Bill English and Steven Joyce, unnoticed …

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Mass acid attack at Stratford tube station leaves six injured

Police rushed to a London tube station tonight after six people were injured in a massive acid attack.<p>Officers have arrested a man after a gang …

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Tears as Maori Party wiped from parliament

Te Uroroa Flavell bid a tearful farewell last night as the Māori Party were completely wiped out from parliament in last night's election.The Labour …

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How the battleground seats fell

As predicted there were some tough battles in key electorate seats. Here's how the the votes fell yesterday.


Clarke Gayford: I want to let you in on a secret

This story originally appeared in the NZ Herald on the 17th of September.I want to let you in on a secret. All this time while I've been having a …

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Live: The day after the election

Who will lead the next government? It's Winston Peters' decision, as New Zealand First holds the balance of power. But Peters isn't rushing to …

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Labour MP Duncan Webb - the new kid on the block in Christchurch Central

DAVID WALKER/Stuff<p>With election victory in Christchurch Central still fresh in his mind, Labour MP Duncan Webb sits down for an informal chat with …

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Lucy Lawless: Warrior Princess, green activist, screen witch and nightclub diva

Lucy Lawless may know she is an international superstar, but she's spent the last half hour talking about how she lives a low-key, humdrum life.

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Raf Manji fancies another tilt at government: 'The road to 2020 starts now'

Raf Manji​ is down, but not out.

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