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Jacinda Ardern downplays impact of water tax as farmers protest in Morrinsville
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:24

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says just 3 per cent of farms in New Zealand will be affected by Labour's proposed water tax.Ardern downplayed the impact...

Five best places to take a photo in Barcelona
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:30

All the spots you simply must photograph on a trip to this colourful Spanish city La Sagrada Familia Still under constriction after over 100 years, A...

Flying from Perth to Auckland aboard Air New Zealand
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:23

Stephanie Holmes flies NZ176 Perth to Auckland. Plane: Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9, a fancy Dreamliner. Class: Economy, on a Works ticket. Price: ...

Three of the best cocktail locations
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:25

1 New York What to drink: A Southside - New York's modern version of a mojito. Where to drink it: Blacktail The people behind New York's last co...

How the NRL preliminary finals shape up
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:24

North Queensland and Brisbane have joined the Sydney Roosters and Melbourne as the final four teams remaining in the race to this year's NRL premiersh...

Ireland: Top o' the world
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:27

Not so long ago, Ireland won the title of the best country in the world, its overall contribution to humanity taking it to top spot on the inaugural G...

New Zealander of the Year announces election plans
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:23

Former Rotorua doctor Dr Lance O'Sullivan has announced he will stand for the Maori Party in the 2020 election - a move which has both surprised and e...

Crash claims solo dad of six
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:24

Matthew Kyte had just made a fresh start in life when he died in a single-vehicle crash in Napier at the weekend. The solo father-of-six was living in...

Taumalolo cleared of NRL shoulder charge
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:22

The NRL match review committee has cleared Cowboys star Jason Taumalolo of a shoulder charge in Saturday's semi-final win over Parramatta. Rugby Leag...

Pilots filming cabin crew in 'sexual acts'
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:24

An airline has allegedly warned pilots after rumours emerged some were sharing explicit footage of colleagues engaging in sexual acts while on flights...

Roosters home in on NRL grand final berth
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:24

With 10 straight wins at Allianz Stadium, the Sydney Roosters are confident of ending North Queensland's gallant finals run on Saturday night. Rugby ...

Kearney confirms wife has breast cancer
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:29

Warriors coach Stephen Kearney has confirmed his wife Piri is recovering after being treated for breast cancer. Rugby League

Taumalolo sweats on shoulder charge ruling
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 05:27

North Queensland's Jason Taumalolo faces a nervous wait over a possible shoulder charge citation from the NRL match review committee. Rugby League

Local Focus: Taupō candidates - rentals and homelessness
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 03:29

Taupō candidates give their answers to the important local questions this election.Julie Sandilands for the Greens, Al'a Al-Bustanji for Labour, ...

Impressive wines from around the world
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:22

When it comes to impressive wines, incredible views, coveted cuisine and hospitable service, wine lovers needn't search too hard to find the world's b...

Penrith have no problem with NRL ref call
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:24

Anthony Griffin has refused to criticise referee Gerard Sutton after stopping play when Brisbane's Corey Oates was knocked unconscious in their NRL se...

Stranded Air NZ passengers were asked to share rooms
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:29

A forced stopover at Bali was too close for comfort for a number of stranded Air New Zealand passengers.More than 200 passengers were stuck in Bali ea...

Lotto numbers in for $30 million draw
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:24

The winning numbers are in for tonight's $ 30 million Lotto Powerball draw.The numbers are 37, 3, 24, 20, 9, 15 with the bonus ball being 16 and the ...

Best budget stays in New Zealand
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:27

A recent survey from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment revealed that while tourists love New Zealand, they find it highly expensive....

Life after Thurston thanks to other JT: NQ
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:25

Stand-in North Queensland skipper Gavin Cooper believes Jason Taumalolo's long-term presence will ensure there is life after Johnathan Thurston. Rugb...

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