Leading Headlines

Mother 'person of interest'

The mother of the eight children stabbed to death in Cairns is a person of interest in the mass murder, police have confirmed this morning.

Cuba facing a new revolution

A veteran of the Bay of Pigs invasion, he fought alongside Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos, and has a treasure trove of anecdotes...


Teen's gun antics spark alert

An 18-year-old put himself and his family at risk as armed police swooped on his Auckland home, after he allegedly waved a replica gun around while driving.


Delays to Skys Neon service

Sky Television has delayed the launch of its Neon subscription video on demand service because of "technical glitches".


Sony's very own ransom thriller

This week, as The Interview's December 25 US release date loomed, the Guardians of Peace threatened "the world will be full of fear", hinting at a 9/11-style attack.


Life & Style

Best summer parties (+WIN)

It might not feel like it just yet, but summer is here and we're ready to let our hair down. Here are four of the best parties happening, kicking off this Sunday.



Convention centre fly through

Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC), including the first glimpses inside the building, has been released today by SKYCITY Entertainment…


Movie review: Annie

Jay-Z lifted chunks of It's A Knock Hard Life from much-filmed 1970s Broadway musical Annie for the title track to his 1998…

A fresh take on the Selfie age

Ah, Christmas. A time for giving. For thinking of others. For thinking others will love your gift of selfies, showing off your latest haul from Santa.




Same game ... different rules

In French rugby, different rules apply. Dan Carter got a taste of what life will be like at Racing Metro when he played five matches for Perpignan in 2009...

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