Leading Headlines

John Key's shirtless snap

Russia had a shirtless President, Australia had Tony Abbott in budgie smugglers, and now Prime Minister has added to the catalogue with a shirtless snap.

'P' house horrifies mum

A solo mum and her children have been forced out of their rented home after tests for P residue revealed levels of the drug 25 times above safety limits.

Where are the Beckenridges?

It is 72 days since Swedish-born helicopter pilot John Beckenridge broke a court order and picked up his 11-year-old stepson Mike Zhao-Beckenridge from school.

Budget 2015

National denies misleading voters

National has denied it misled voters before last year's election, when it vowed not to introduce any new taxes, by announcing two new taxes in this week's Budget.




Stagger out your children law in Myanmar

Myanmar's president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart despite objections by a visiting senior US diplomat and…

Kangaroo surprises locals

VIDEO: Residents of a Brisbane neighbourhood are being stalked by a giant kangaroo, taking locals by surprise as it wanders fearlessly around the streets.

Life & Style

Why the 1970s are back

Nothing has been more prevalent on the runways recently than the revival of the 70s in all its glory. Emma Gleason explains why and how to embrace the trend.





Auckland: Fancy free Sundays

Music jams, history lessons, making new friends - the best things in life can be enjoyed for nix in Auckland, Diana Clement discovers.




Rugby: Lions thrash Cheetahs

The Lions spoiled the final Super Rugby home match of the Cheetahs under coach Naka Drotske with a bonus-point 40-17 South African derby triumph on Sunday morning in…

Savea, Retallick back in black

New Zealand Rugby is set to secure the services of two of the country's brightest young talents, with reports emerging that Julian Savea and Brodie Retallick are set…

Rugby: Highlanders sweep aside Force

The Highlanders have taken another step towards a playoff berth with a 23-3 victory over the Western Force in Perth on Saturday night. The Force played well in their…

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