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Flight Centre travel agent trolls man who lost his ID
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:24

You'd think a hangover would be enough punishment for a rowdy night out but imagine waking up with a hangover and a A$ 8500 ($ 10,000) bill.That's w...

Boat hits rocks off Whangaparaoa Peninsula
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:27

Passengers on board a boat that struck rocks off the coast of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula north of Auckland this afternoon had to abandon the vessel.A ...

Taumalolo calm ahead of NZ battle: coach
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:56

Tonga coach Kristian Woolf says star Kiwi defector Jason Taumalolo has taken this week in his stride, as he prepares to play the country of his birth....

Blair stands by Taumalolo criticism
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 07:24

Kiwis captain Adam Blair has maintained that defector Jason Taumalolo betrayed the jersey by switching to Tonga for the Rugby League World Cup. Rugby...

The world's most colourful cities
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 05:22

Need some colourful content for your Instagram page? Or perhaps you just fancy emerging yourself in a bold city that's bound to put a smile on your di...

Insta cool: Glamp it up at Waiheke Island
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 03:23

FRIDAY PM 1 We walk to the ferry from our office and stop for an afternoon gelato at the newly opened Island Gelato at the Ferry Terminal. It's the ...

Nine-year-old girl books dream trip to Disneyland
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 21:23

A father was stunned when he discovered his nine-year-old daughter had guessed the password to his PayPal account while he slept before blowing £1,00...

New Orleans: Southern comfort
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:24

Kevin Pilley freewheels down the Mississippi River on the American Queen. If nothing else, travelling on a Mississippi paddlewheeler with a group of ...

Taumalolo show dominates NZ-Tonga clash
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:24

The defection of Jason Taumalolo from New Zealand to Tonga has made Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash between the sides a potential classic. Ru...

Man arrested after alleged indecent assault in Hawke's Bay
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:22

A Napier man has been arrested following an alleged indecent assault on a woman in Hawke's Bay. A 29 year-old will appear in the Hastings District Cou...

Gangs, disability and beating cancer shape new MP's views
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:29

Ganglife, parenting a child with intellectually disabilities, and beating cancer are some of the formative experiences that have led Labour MP Greg O'...

Four years prison for Wellington poet Lewis Scott on second rape
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:46

A woman raped by a well-known Wellington poet says she spent seven years disgusted with herself for the actions of her attacker.In a victim impact sta...

Kiwis seek composure vs Tonga's Taumalolo
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 03:24

Simon Mannering has cautioned his Kiwis side against expending emotional energy on defector Jason Taumalolo ahead of Saturday's World Cup clash with T...

New York: Get down in the Village
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:30

It's still cool to hang out in New York's Greenwich Village, writes Beth J Harpaz. As a teenager in New York City in the gritty 1970s, I often hung ou...

Mannering hopes exiled duo return for NZ
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 23:24

Kiwis veteran Simon Mannering says he'd like to see banished duo Jesse Bromwich and Kevin Proctor return to the fold after the Rugby League World Cup....

Hong Kong is the world's top city for international visits
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:23

Hong Kong remains the world's most visited city by international travellers in spite of strained relations with neighboring China, industry experts sa...

Toby Manhire: The minister whose homework was eaten by a dog
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:28

What a whirlwind three weeks it has been since the white smoke puffed out of Winston Peters' chimney, and Jacinda Ardern was anointed prime minister -...

Beale to miss start of Warriors NRL season
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:26

Gerard Beale will miss up to eight weeks' worth of NRL next year after the Warriors recruit broke his leg on Kiwis duty in late October. Rugby League

Two in court on sex and assault charges after Kapiti Coast incident
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:27

Two men have appeared in court today in relation to an incident in Raumati, on the Kapiti Coast, last night.A 22-year-old man appeared in Porirua Dist...

Austria: Horse of another colour
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:24

Estelle Sarney is introduced to the noble stallions who are hand-picked and trained to perform at the 450-year old Spanish Riding Centre. A large, da...

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