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Bay travellers caught up in Hurricane Irma
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 03:23

A Tauranga travel agent is waiting on news to confirm a Western Bay of Plenty customer who has this week arrived in Cuba, which is in the path of the ...

Flying from Singapore to Jakarta with Singapore Airlines
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:24

Louise Taylor flies aboard SQ952, from Singapore to Jakarta. The plane: A B777-300ER. There are 27 of these in Singapore's fleet. Class: Business. ...

Cowboys end Sharks' NRL title defence
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 23:24

North Queensland have beaten Cronulla 15-14 in extra time of Sunday's NRL elimination final. Rugby League

Vote 17: Watch live - Jacinda Ardern on Newstalk ZB leader's breakfast
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 21:26

With the election less than two weeks away, Newstalk ZB today broadcasts the first of its leaders breakfasts.Today, Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern...

Cowboys typify resolute spirit to survive
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:23

There are no limits to how many times North Queensland's NRL season should have been over already, but they will somehow play in a semi-final next wee...

Travel hits and misses: Jacqueline Nairn
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 17:25

Hit I adore travel and discovering new places. On my last trip to Europe, I made it my objective to go to places that I'd missed when I was living in...

Bunker got both Manly calls right: Archer
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 15:28

NRL referees boss Tony Archer says the bunker was right to award two crucial decisions in favour of Penrith against Manly on Saturday. Rugby League

Suggestion earthbound kiwi should make way for 'more elegant' shearwater pecked to pieces
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:27

Kiwi may be earthbound, small and funny-looking, but recent arguments that they should move over on their pedestal for New Zealand's "more elegant" se...

Five simple travel tips to make flying more bearable
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:27

The downside of going on holiday is that flying is usually part of the deal.So if airports and planes are not your favourite part of a trip, here are ...

It's time to change bunker rule: Fittler
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 09:25

NRL legends Andrew Johns and Brad Fittler have called for on-field referees not to have to make a decision before sending tries to the bunker. Rugby ...

Local Focus: Coromandel Candidates - How to keep people in Coromandel
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:27

Coromandel candidates give their answers to the important local questions this election.Scott Summerfield for the Greens, Scott Simpson for National, ...

Exploring Scotland
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 05:24

Land of the free, home of the brave — and a destination full of awe and wonder. Adele Thurlow explores the Highlands, the isles and cosmopolitan...

Townsend learns from 2016 finals fiasco
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 03:23

The start to the 2016 NRL finals wasn't kind to Chad Townsend and he was hooked for his performance, in 2017 he's in a much better place. Rugby Leagu...

The dark secret of millionaire Wellington philanthropist Sir Arthur Williams
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 01:24

in the high-powered, ­influential world he spent much of his adult life, Sir ­Arthur Williams was charming and generous.Another Sir - Robert Muldoon...

Child seriously injured in tourist bus crash in the Remarkables, Queenstown
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 23:24

A bus crash in Queenstown's Remarkables which left at least four people - including a child - injured could have been much worse if the driver hadn't ...

Snow dump: Up to 10cm expected to fall in South Island
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 21:24

More wild, wintry weather is on the way, with up to 10cm of snow expected to fall in some areas overnight.MetService has issued a snowfall warning for...

Five places to visit beyond Oregon's hipster capital
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 19:25

Leila George checks out five places outside of Oregon's hipster capital that are also worth visiting 1. Astoria Best known as the town where iconic 8...

Cruise ship can't find safe port due to Hurricane Irma
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:24

When they first boarded the Norwegian Escape a week ago, passengers knew exactly where they were going. Now they have no idea.The cruise ship, with ab...

Emergency services responding to hazardous substance incident in Auckland
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 13:30

Emergency services are responding to reports of an incident involving a hazardous substance at a central Auckland address. A St John ambulance norther...

Stop packing these items when on holiday
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 11:25

By Lauren McMah If you've ever watched a struggling cabbie dump your heavy suitcase into the boot of their taxi, say "Wow, someone's done a lot of sho...

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