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Alice Snedden takes another bite of the Big Apple
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 03:24

Comedian Alice Snedden takes another bite of the Big Apple — and chokes on her bragging rights It's my opinion that the most obnoxious thing any per...

'Plastic air-conditioned s**thole': 10 iconic cities tourists hated
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:28

They are the iconic cities on everyone's travel list and draw many millions of tourists each year.But according to these disgruntled tourists, they do...

Staying at the W New York — Times Square
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 23:30

Joanna Hunkin checks into the W New York — Times Square . Getting there: From Newark airport is expensive — about US$ 100 (NZ$ 143) in a yell...

Rotorua: Trees company
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 21:36

Tess Nichol enjoys the solitude of a redwood forest, with only a few youthful distractions. Hell is other people.Especially if those people are a part...

What happened, not why, focus of investigation into council's role in Bella Vista saga
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 19:30

About 60 people came to a public meeting called by the former judge investigating Tauranga City Council's role in the Bella Vista saga. Security was p...

Wests Tigers coach concedes Benji Marshall played bigger on-field role this season
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 17:27

Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary concedes Benji Marshall has played a much bigger on-field role this NRL season than he'd originally planned for Rugby ...

Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran releases information on RNZ saga
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 15:31

The office of Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran has released a raft of documents, text messages and other information, including a voicemail left on ...

New way to see art? Paris museum welcomes naked visitors
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 13:30

Visitors at a leading contemporary art museum in Paris didn't leave only their coats in the cloakroom — they left all their clothes.The Palais du To...

Tauranga victim David Rawiri Kuka was shot 'execution-style' in a case of mistaken identity
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 12:13

Police say the execution-style shooting of Tauranga's David Rawiri Kuka was a case of mistaken identity.Detective Inspector Lew Warner said following ...

Three defence force members returned home as part of Te Auraki project
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 09:49

Sixty years had passed but yesterday the remains of three NZDF men were returned home to where their families waited at Ohakea in south Rangitikei.It ...

Ōhakea group trusts government process on contaminated water, says chairman
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 07:37

People affected by Ōhakea's contaminated groundwater have faith in the government process but want tests for toxic compounds in their bodies, spo...

Snow Series: The world's best ski runs
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 05:41

Majestic mountain scenery, fresh powder and the rush of adrenaline on a steep descent ... You stand at the top of the run with majestic, snow-covered...

Staying at the Pullman Hotel, Auckland
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 03:25

Courtney Whitaker checks into the Pullman Hotel, Auckland. Location: On the corner of Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, the Pullman Hotel is handy t...

Flying from Auckland to Paris with Qatar Airways
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:32

Jeremy Rees flies from Auckland to Paris with Qatar Airways. The plane: A Qatar Airways Boeing 777. Class: Business Class. Price: From $ 6148. Fl...

Green is good: How nature can help young asthma sufferers
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 23:45

Asthma has plagued Zarika Lutske since the Northland girl was rushed to the intensive care unit as an infant, seven years ago.But her mum, Nossie, say...

Family want answers after toddler dies following brain bleed
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 21:53

A family is demanding answers after their 20-month-old toddler died of a brain bleed after they picked him up unconscious from his childcare centre.Be...

Flying from Auckland to Melbourne with Qantas
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 19:41

Celebrity traveller Colin Mathura-Jeffree flies from Auckland to Melbourne with Qantas... in Economy. The plane: A Qantas Boeing 737-800. Pre-Austra...

Hillary Clinton: 'New Zealand's success - an example we so desperately need'
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 18:36

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is out of politics but says she will not be silent about what she describe about the "strangest goings on...

The Cowboys have picked up a much-needed 26-20 NRL victory over the Penrith Panthers in Bathurst
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 15:23

The Cowboys have picked up a much-needed 26-20 NRL victory over the Penrith Panthers in Bathurst Rugby League

North Queensland are unsure if prop Scott Bolton will line up for Thursday's NRL match against the Wests Tigers
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 13:55

North Queensland are unsure if prop Scott Bolton will line up for Thursday's NRL match against the Wests Tigers Rugby League

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