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Sims already thinking about NRL finals
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:24

Brisbane's Korbin Sims is already thinking about the 2018 NRL finals and wants to be considered a Broncos pack leader after recovering from a broken a...

Scared, anxious, 'absolutely sick': Rene Naufahu's victims speak out
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:25

This morning actor Lee Rene Naufahu was sentenced to one year of home detention for indecently assaulting six women.The offending took place between 2...

Penrith to make Wallace Panther for life
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:24

Penrith captain Peter Wallace will this year begin a coaching course with a view to being part of the club's coaching staff when he decides to retire....

Flying from Auckland to Honolulu on Hawaiian Airlines HA446
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:26

The plane: The A330 seats 294. That's 30 more than the Boeing B767, which translates, over the course of a year to 11,000 additional seats per route....

Former Shortland Street actor Rene Naufahu sentenced for indecent assault
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:38

Well-known New Zealand actor and sex offender Lee Rene Naufahu has been sentenced to one year of home detention for indecently assaulting female stude...

Storm impart benchmark, influence: Kearney
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:24

With a host of ex-Melbourne Storm team members on his books, Warriors boss Stephen Kearney says he's not looking to copy their famed methods. Rugby L...

Letters to the Travel Editor: Unhand my luggage, Madam
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:25

Dear SirThrough your very interesting and informative publication I would like to bring to people's attention the importance of identifying luggage wh...

Kiwi couple denied home based on race and marital status
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:24

A couple have lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission after being denied a rental property based on race and marital status.An Auckland co...

Op-ed: trans man and HRC advisor Taine Polkinghorne
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:24

When I came out at the end of 2011, it was usual practice for trans people to receive a mental health diagnosis from a medical professional, counsello...

Firefighters battle large scrub fire in Southland
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:26

Fire and emergency are battling a large scrub fire on the Tiwai Peninsula in Southland.Pictures circulating on social media show a large plume of smok...

100-hectare blaze near aluminium smelter at Tiwai Pt near Bluff in Southland
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:23

Four helicopters and at least 11 fire trucks are battling a blaze covering 100 hectares on Tiwai Pt, near Bluff in Southland. Because of the seriousn...

Car smashes through three fences, hits garage in 10th crash into Whanganui property
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:23

In October, Sandra Watson said she wasn't going to get her front fence fixed because it would only get smashed again. She was speaking from experience...

Inmate found dead at Hawke's Bay prison
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:25

An inmate at the Hawke's Bay Regional Prison was found dead this morning. Acting prison director Leonie Aben said there was no evidence to suggest tha...

Kearney works 2018 Warriors to the bone
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:25

Warriors coach Stephen Kearney says the intensity of pre-season training has been taken up a notch or two for 2018. Rugby League

SH2 partially blocked after truck rolls in Karangahake Gorge
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:25

A logging truck which has rolled in the Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2 today is blocking one lane.A police media spokeswoman said a truck had ro...

Child fights for life after driveway accident in Takapau
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 03:24

A child was fighting for life after being hit by a vehicle in a driveway in Takapau last night.Emergency services were called to the address at about ...

Kiwi passenger's fury over AirAsia flight attendants: 'I could see her breasts'
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:24

A New Zealand passenger has penned a furious letter complaining about an airline's scantily dressed flight attendants.Dr June Robertson, from Wellingt...

Students favouring health, engineering and IT over accounting, teaching
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 23:26

New Zealand is training a lot more doctors and nurses, but fewer accountants and teachers, as students seek out courses that will get them good jobs.N...

Surf Live Saving in north busy with 35 rescues and one person hospitalised
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:23

The lifeguards of Auckland's beaches had a busy weekend with 35 people rescued and one person hospitalised. Saturday and Sunday had staff of Surf Live...

One person trapped and seriously hurt after car hits power pole in Masterton
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:29

One person is trapped and seriously injured after a crash involving a car and a power pole in Masterton, near Wellington. The crash occurred on Castle...

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