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Aitutaki: Beyond the fire dances
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:26

One man is on a lonely mission to revive knowledge of the old ways, writes Peter de Graaf. You have to hand it to the missionaries who arrived on Aitu...

Storm's 20 wins no title guarantee
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:29

Melbourne have become just the 10th team in NRL history to rack up 20 wins in a season. Rugby League

Cowboys need to do a Bradbury: Tallis
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 05:25

Gorden Tallis believes injury-hit North Queensland will need to pull off a 'Steven Bradbury' to win the 2017 NRL premiership. Rugby League

Bordeaux: The hub of wine-growing
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 03:27

The city that is the hub of wine-growing in southwest France has more jewels in its crown, writes Xenia Taliotis Lonely Planet named Bordeaux the best...

Injured woman winched from creek bed in Lower Hutt
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 01:24

A woman has been winched to safety after falling into a creek bed in Lower Hutt.She had fallen some distance into steep, difficult terrain. Life Fligh...

Souths set to announce new coach Seibold
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 21:22

South Sydney are expected to reveal Queensland assistant Anthony Seibold as their new NRL coach at a press conference on Thursday. Rugby League

Manly's Walker keen on Penrith NRL attack
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:25

Manly star Dylan Walker has welcomed Penrith's intention to exact payback for his trash-talking in last week's final-round clash. Rugby League

Multi-party debate: Paula Bennett says error on human rights a moment of confusion
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:30

Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett admitted she made a mistake when saying some people deserve fewer human rights than others.In a multi-party debate...

Niue: Delicious in the round
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:28

Niue has food treats awaiting visitors, but for some you have to be quick off the mark, writes Natalie Beran. For foodies, Niueans bring everything to...

Marshall nervous ahead of shock NRL recall
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:23

Benji Marshall says he will be a nervous man when he caps a remarkable comeback and starts as Brisbane halfback in their NRL finals clash with Sydney ...

Cooking the Books podcast: How ignoring KiwiSaver will leave you in the lurch
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:27

Each week the New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackle a different money problem. Today, it's what needs to change so tha...

Trbojevics eye own brotherly era at Manly
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:37

Brett and Glenn Stewart were among the NRL's best brotherly duos for more than a decade, but the Trbojevics are quickly emulating their feats at Manly...

Tributes for man found dead on banks of Canterbury river Rebels gang member Brad Lomax
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:29

A Christchurch man whose body was found by a riverbed yesterday was a member of the Rebels Motorcycle Club. Police are treating his death as a homicid...

Ennis backs Marshall to boost Broncos
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 05:25

Injury-hit Brisbane will benefit from the experience and kicking game of emergency halfback Benji Marshall, former Bronco Michael Ennis says. Rugby L...

New Zealand rated third most beautiful country in the world
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 01:24

Ka pai, New Zealand!Aotearoa has been named as the third most beautiful country in the world, according to an influential travel guide. Rough Guides ...

Marshall mojo back, eyes Broncos NRL title
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:26

Veteran Benji Marshall believes he is 'back on the map' after being named as Brisbane NRL halfback but warns fans not to expect his trademark outrageo...

Penrith's Edwards in doubt for NRL final
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:23

Penrith face an anxious wait on the fitness of fullback Dylan Edwards as the Panthers prepare for an NRL preliminary final against Manly. Rugby Leagu...

Finance Minister Steven Joyce confirms he dropped out of uni economics papers
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:23

Minister of Finance Steven Joyce has confirmed that a claim in a meme circulating online is essentially correct - he did not complete eight economics ...

National Business Review deletes controversial tweets after political debate
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:23

Business magazine the National Business Review is reviewing its social media policy after admitting staff members "overstepped the mark" in tweets s...

Bill English hits Wairarapa with spring in his step
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:23

Bill English didn't claim victory in the second leaders debate last night. But his tour of Lower Hutt and the Wairarapa today resembled a victory lap....

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