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Slater a starter for World Club Challenge
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:24

Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater says he's a starter for the World Club Challenge against Leeds next Friday despite only recently returning to tr...

Burglars steal Hollie Smith's treasured keyboard from her Tauranga flat
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:24

Award-winning Kiwi singer-songwriter Hollie Smith has a message for the burglars who stole the keyboard she used to write some of her biggest hits - "...

Nikorima shapes up as Broncos' NRL No.7
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:26

Brisbane Broncos' Kodi Nikorima says improvements to his kicking game and communication skills are necessary as he aims to lock down the NRL halfback ...

Going rate to secure visit by former US president Barack Obama could be too expensive for Air NZ, suggests Winston Peters
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:38

State Owned Enterprises Minister Winston Peters says the going rate to secure a visit by former US president Barack Obama would be more than he was ha...

The $1.6m tab for Munich's kitsch club for the mega-rich
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 07:22

Underneath a popular tourist area lies a bizarre new club for the mega-rich that remains shrouded in mystery, writes Kate Schneider for news.com.au ...

Peru gets tough on Machu Picchu's mounting tourist crowds with new rules for visitors
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:22

Visiting Machu Picchu requires strong lungs, steady legs and mighty decision-making skills. Among the questions you must ask yourself: Trek or train? ...

Kate Hawkesby: A pregnant Jacinda Ardern at Waitangi for a week is a perfect storm
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 01:22

How the Prime Minister found five whole days to spend at Waitangi is beyond me. I would've thought getting five straight days of the PM's time would b...

Staying at the boutique Ashburn Hotel, in Kensington, London
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 23:22

Aimee Shaw checks into the boutique Ashburn Hotel, in Kensington, London. Location: The Ashburn Hotel is on Cromwell Rd, a peaceful side street off ...

Clarke Gayford: More to fish than fillets
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 21:22

Nose-to-tail eating should not apply only to land animals. Top restaurateur friend Michael Dearth sent me an unusual pic recently. His new favourite d...

Why you should never open a plane door mid-flight
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 19:22

It's a traveller's worst nightmare. A potty fellow passenger makes a beeline for the emergency exit and yanks the door open.That nightmare nearly beca...

Massey High School 'heartbroken and in shock' after two students drowned in storm
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 17:22

West Auckland's Massey High School is "heartbroken and in shock" after two of its students died in a swollen stream in the Waitakere Ranges in the wee...

Ben Fogle's top travelling tips
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 15:25

Ben Fogle gives his top tips for getting the most out of travelling. 1 Pack light So many people think they need to take everything with them but I p...

Kasey Bird's top foodie picks from around the globe
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 13:23

Kasey Bird gives her top foodie picks from another season travelling the globe in search of new culinary delights. Destination: Argentina Dish: Bif...

Person killed in Hawke's Bay crash
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 11:38

A person has been killed in a crash in Central Hawke's Bay this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the collision at the intersection of Midd...

Plane leaves runway, pilot uninjured
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 05:24

A small plane has come off the runway after landing at Rotorua Airport this morning.A male pilot was the only person on board the aircraft.Emergency s...

Four injured, dog breaks leg in rolled car in Oakleigh, near Whangarei
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 03:39

Four people are being taken to hospital after their car flipped in Oakleigh, near Whangarei, just before 8am.At least one of the victims was trapped i...

Glenorchy: Encounters in the wilderness
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 23:31

There's a wealth of dramatic scenery in New Zealand's backcountry and there's no better way to see it than from the best seat in the world — the bac...

Member of group stranded by floodwaters in Waitakere Ranges speaks of ordeal
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 21:26

The group of people trapped on a walking track in Piha when floodwaters cut them off from their cars wandered for hours in the rain trying to find a w...

Bryce Cartwright quits Panthers for Titans
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 19:23

Penrith NRL star Bryce Cartwright has quit the Panthers on the eve of the season to head to Gold Coast. Rugby League

Jackpot: Lotto Powerball winner scoops $20 million
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 17:26

A lucky punter in Christchurch will be popping champagne after winning tonight's whopping $ 20.2 million Lotto Powerball prize.The winning ticket was...

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