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Person suffers critical injuries after crash in Taranaki
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:24

A person is in a critical condition after a traffic crash in Taranaki on Friday night. St John said shortly after 10pm it responded to the incident at...

Feeding the Olympians: A look at Pyeongchang's heartwarming cuisine
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:24

As a middle schooler growing up in South Korea, I still vividly remember the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. At the time, the country was a burgeoning demo...

Car and truck collide in Christchurch: confirmed couple dead
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:29

Police have confirmed two people who died when their car collided with a truck in Christchurch were a couple from England.Malcolm Lawrence Brierley an...

Labour candidate leads poll for Auckland Council seat
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:30

Labour candidate Josephine Bartley leads the poll to be the new councillor for Auckland's Maungakiekie-Tamaki ward.Of the votes cast up by Friday, she...

#Vanlife: The New Zealand phenomenon conquering America and shaving years off the average age of campervan drivers
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:53

Years before #vanlife took on a life of its own across social media in the United States, Bill Staggs was on to something.He had fond memories, dating...

Cyclists 'Bike to the Future' to show support for Grey Lynn cycleway
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:37

A controversial Grey Lynn cycleway project got a boost of support from 250 cyclists when they rode along the Richmond Rd route to present a petition r...

Stellar new hotel in Norway's Arctic Circle will
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:25

You'll be left starry-eyed at this UFO-style hotel, set to touch down in the Arctic Circle, writes Sadie Whitelocks for the Daily Mail Incredible re...

Bar review: Emersons Brewery, Dunedin
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:29

I admit it, as much as I love a cold beer, I had no idea what went on in order to make this bottled deliciousness. The terminologies were wasted on me...

Festival road trip: From Bay of Islands to Western Springs
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:24

AUCKLAND CITY LIMITS This festival has gracefully slammed into the abyss left by the Big Day Out. With a range of music genres - from rock and indie ...

Whanganui man in custody denied last chance to say goodbye to dying father
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:23

A man held in custody at Whanganui's Kaitoke prison has been denied the chance to say goodbye to his dying father."My brother has been a ratbag in the...

Thurston nervous ahead of NRL comeback
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:24

Johnathan Thurston has admitted to nerves ahead of his long awaited NRL comeback from a shoulder injury this weekend. Rugby League

Woman who died in mobility scooter crash named as 90-year-old Molly Heapy
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:28

The elderly woman who died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the road on a mobility scooter in Tauranga has been named by police.She was ...

Thailand: Walk through time gone by
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39

Helen van Berkel takes to the streets of Phuket. Some days, paddling in Patong's blood-warm seas and snoozing under its soporific sun just don't sati...

Yachting mate of Sir Peter's says justice is done, but it won't bring his mate back
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:29

An old crew mate of Sir Peter Blake has praised the arrest of a man involved in the Kiwi sailing legend's tragic death.However, although that meant lo...

Dead whale's jaw 'hacked off' with chainsaws in 'disrespectful act of desecration'
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:26

"A disrespectful act of desecration."That's how the actions of two people who used chainsaws to hack off the lower jaw off a dead whale on Papamoa Bea...

New Zealand's biggest and best bungee jumps for Kiwi thrill-seekers
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:24

New Zealand's top 5 bungy jumps and why everyone else is getting it wrong. New Zealand has an addiction for doing things that aren't very sensible. In...

Flying from San Francisco to Naples via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:23

Derek Cheng flies Turkish Airlines from San Francisco to Naples via Istanbul. Plane: Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. Class: Economy. Price: F...

Western Australia: Outback vision
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:23

Jane Jurgens finds the best ways to explore the vast Western Australian Outback. SELF-DRIVE Rent a car or caravan and hit the dusty, red roads of the...

Moscow: Mysteries mingle with art and beauty
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:24

The occasional bad guy of international politics also has an artistic creative side, Amelia Harris discovers. Despite the sanctions, the taking of Cr...

London: Divine dalliance
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:26

If the frantic pace of London tires you out, find a moment's peace in one of the city's exquisite churches, writes Sophie Campbell. Churches are one o...

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