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Comment: Gig-economy workers are the modern underclass
Comment: Karl Marx defined the proletariat as labourers "unencumbered by any means of production," increasingly impoverished by the rise of machines. In that classic form, Marx's favourite class doesn't really exist in the rich...
A car has hit a power pole on Girven Road in Mount Maunganui, injuring one.A police media spokeswoman said emergency services were on their way to the incident near the intersection of Girven Rd and Paterson St. They were called...
A former Otago prison guard has been compensated more than $50,000 after an attack by an inmate and subsequent failures by Corrections.The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) identified a slew of mistakes his superiors made in...
A drunken violence spree which ended with a Dunedin man licking a police officer's face has resulted in him being jailed for three and a-half years.Dylan James Hancock, 31, was sentenced at the Dunedin District Court yesterday on...
COMMENT: The last thing you need when you're in New York looking to promote your country is pesky little domestic details coming back to bite you in the bum. Derek Handley has, of course, decided to tell all about his experience...
Clarke Gayford and baby Neve's late-night TV-watching routine has been unravelled after being "busted" by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. While Ardern has been out giving speeches at the United Nations in New York and doing dozens...
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had a brief encounter with US President Donald Trump last night in which he congratulated her on baby Neve and she responded by raising trade tariffs with him — as well as acknowledging his contribution...
Bay of Plenty's newest speed camera has racked up nearly $30,000 in fines within its first month of operation in one of the region's worst black spots.The fixed camera on State Highway 2, between Ōtamarākau and Pukehina,...