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Biden considering presidential bid?

Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a possible 2016 presidential run after largely putting aside such deliberations during his son's…

'We'll win the TPP war'

Trade Minister Tim Groser insists the government will win the political "war" on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal once the facts and figures can be laid out.

Sexist lessons at Gloriavale

Politicians will demand answers from education bosses over what the extreme fundamentalist school is teaching girls - besides how to expertly wash men's clothes.

Te Reo Maori

It's cool to korero


St Peter's College are making it "cool" to korero with boys learning some of today's most common teenage expressions in Te reo Maori.



Cecil-hunter facing extradition

Zimbabwe has called for the American dentist who shot Cecil the lion dead on a hunting trip to be extradited to Africa to face poaching charges.


Council boss' $900 meal bill slammed

An Auckland Council boss who splashed out more than $900 on restaurant meals and drinks on his work credit card has sparked a warning about fraud risks.


'We have to stop having a soft heart'

NZ First leader Winston Peters is considering a policy that would force new immigrants to take out personal medical insurance instead of using New Zealand's public healthcare…

Life & Style







King Charles rules on wing

After Charles Piutau signed for Ulster instead of re-committing to New Zealand Rugby, his World Cup place was tenuous in the extreme.

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