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Netflix overcharging NZ customers

Netflix has apologised after customers took to Twitter to vent their anger at being charged multiple times in one month by US streaming service.



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El Nino to bring more snow

South Islanders will have some reprieve from the cold winds, rain and snow that lashed regions yesterday but are warned to expect more days like that this winter.


Wet May in US causes havoc

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the central US, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing 2000 people from their…


Lawyers look at SCF disclosure timing

A SCF investor who is helping fund a legal probe says he bought preference shares on the back of statements the company made about its prospects only months before it…


Act rejects Maurice Williamson

Former Act leader Don Brash has approached the party to ask whether National MP Maurice Williamson could join, but he has been unanimously rejected.

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Ben Stiller pays tribute to mother

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.





Rugby: Cheika defends Skelton's tackling

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has defended giant lock Will Skelton's tackling technique, saying his 203cm height generally rules out going around the legs. Skelton…

Rugby: Black is developing quickly

Otere Black's rugby apprenticeship is moving along at a rapid rate. The Manawatu 20-year-old is only a wider training group member of the Hurricanes but he could be…

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