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'She got churned around'

A French tourist swept away after slipping into a raging Woolshed Creek late on Wednesday was washed over a terrifying two waterfalls before clambering out.


How are NZers celebrating Easter?

Only fifty percent of Kiwis reported themselves as 'Christian' in the 2013 census, writes Paul Morris. But what does Easter really mean to most NZers?



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Air NZ cartel case withdrawn

Air New Zealand says claims against it as part of a class action lawsuit in Australia over alleged price fixing on freight…

Fired exec gets $58m for 15 months work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months…

Brain starts slowing at 24 - study

Twenty-four is the new 40. That is according to researchers at Canada's Simon Fraser University, who have found that measurable declines in cognitive performance begin…

Jock Anderson's CaseLoad

When a High Court judge is appointed one of the first things they are given is their personal copy of the Big Blue Chambers Book.


'I am really sorry and deeply ashamed'

"I am really sorry and deeply ashamed," a man identified by broadcaster YTN and Yonhap news agency as the captain, 60-year-old Lee Joon-seok, said in brief comments…


Apple Watch: Help!

Once upon a time, every Apple product shipped with a big manual (well, some were bigger than others). Even software - I…

Tech Universe: Thursday 17 April

LET THE INK RUN: An inkjet printer generally makes a print head run back and forth across a piece of paper fed through by rollers. The whole machine is usually fairly…



Rugby: Taufua earns Crusaders start

Jordan Taufua has been called up to the Crusaders side for their crucial game against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday. It will be Taufua's first started this season…


Badminton: Upsets at the NZ Open

After a relatively comfortable run thus far, the favoured players took a few dents in the quarter-finals at the New Zealand Badminton Open on the North Shore last night. Women's…

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