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England: Playing swapsies in London
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:30

Justine Tyerman chocks up her 10th and happiest home swap, living like a local in Islington, London. We had quite a few laughs at our Islington home s...

Such a good time: The Twin Coast Cycle trail
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:27

Day1 KAIKOHE TO OPUA, 40KM Three kids. Two adults. Ninety kilometres of unknown territory. Two hundred years of history.Days before, as we drove from...

Fan day to celebrate Tonga's Rugby League World Cup win
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:31

Tongan rugby league fans will be able to show their support for their team at a fan day to be held in Auckland on Tuesday.Rugby League World Cup 2017 ...

Rescuer Bernard Riedl says life rings may have prevented drowning of 5yo Haoran Chen at Devonport
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:47

Auckland Council is reviewing its policy on life rings at wharves it owns after the drowning of a little boy who fell from a wharf in Devonport which ...

12 restaurants worth travelling the world for
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:31

If there's a clichéd concept for food travel, it's the bucket restaurant list. The idea, popularly thought to have come from the 2007 film The Bucke...

Weekend weather: Windy, showery in north, sunny in south
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:22

It'll be a windy, showery weekend for those in the upper North Island but further south it's set to be sunny and warm.Metservice meteorologist Claire ...

'Why my daughter?' Mother's pain after daughter attacked twice
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:32

"Because of you my daughter no longer speaks, is withdrawn and is afraid to go anywhere by herself."That is what one Rotorua mother would say if she c...

Youth smoking rates plummet - Ministry of Health figures
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:01

Youth smoking rates have dropped by a third in the last year, as a new generation of "never-smokers" emerges, Ministry of Health figures reveal.The fi...

One critical in Glen Eden, West Auckland crash
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:25

One person has been critically injured in a two-vehicle crash in the West Auckland suburb of Glen Eden.A police spokeswoman said the crash occurred ju...

Kaitaia man in critical condition after being found injured in reserve
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:59

A Kaitaia man has been airlifted to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition after being found injured in a reserve.A police spokesperson said emerge...

Boy, 5, who drowned after falling from Devonport's Torpedo Bay wharf named
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:41

A 5-year-old boy who drowned after falling from a wharf in Devonport has been named by police.Haoran Chen, of Auckland, was this afternoon named by au...

Political Roundup: Is Ardern's Manus stance hurting trans-Tasman relations?
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:32

Is Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's campaign over the Manus Island refugee situation causing serious damage to trans-Tasman relations? And is it even i...

'New Concorde' could fly by next year
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:28

Flight times from London to New York could be slashed to just 3 hours 15 minutes by 2025, if plans revealed by Boom Supersonic plane go ahead.The firm...

Mike Hosking: Education is clearly too singular, and too one-size-fits-all
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:31

So this is the story of a town's support for a former principal.Tim Foy headed Huntly College. There were a series of ERO reports that weren't flatter...

Q & A: New house values and your rates
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:24

How will the latest revaluations affect rates? Across the city property values have risen by an average 45 per cent since the last valuations in 2014....

Man arrested in Takanini after string of attempted carjackings
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:23

A man has been arrested after allegedly fleeing police and attempting several carjackings on Great South Rd in the Auckland suburb of Takanini today.T...

Stay out of Zimbabwe's affairs, judge warns regional body SADC
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:26

The rest of Southern Africa is being warned to stay out of Zimbabwe's affairs after a military coup removed President Robert Mugabe from power.A forme...

Ardern's burn on Trump: 'Nobody marched when I was elected'
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:23

There were no awkward handshakes or sexist comments that we know of - but the Prime Minister did exchange a couple of light-hearted quips with US Pres...

Flying from Auckland to Dubai with Emirates
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:28

Maureen Marriner flies Emirates from Auckland to Dubai, then on to London. The planes: An Airbus A380-800. Class: Economy. Price: Emirates has Eco...

Glider crashes in Northland, one person on board
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:28

A glider has crashed in Kaikohe with one person on board.The glider was reported overdue from Kaikohe airport at 5.30pm and the Maritime New Zealand's...

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