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Fatal night out: A town on knife-edge

Two teens are killed in a stolen car fleeing police. As the driver - their friend - must face justice, the fingerpointing begins. Kirsty Johnston visits a divided Featherston…

Revealed: $15m scam

An immigration scheme to attract wealthy foreigners to NZ is suspected of being used by two Americans to launder $15 million in "illicit funds", writes David Fisher.





No charges for flinging pink dildo

Torrential rain and Prime Minister's absence meant it was an uncharacteristically subdued day at Waitangi, until it was livened up by a flying dildo.

TPP ministers' lunch cancelled

A celebration lunch for TPP ministers was cancelled at short notice because of concerns protesters could breach security and invade the premises.

Life & Style




Samoa: A tropical love affair

I fell in love with Samoa in the unlikeliest of places, four hours after leaving New Zealand on the way to the resort as majestic coconut palms and lush taro plantations…




Sevens referee apologises to SA team

Sevens referee Matt O'Brien has reportedly apologised to the South African Sevens team for his performance in the Wellington Sevens final. New Zealand scored three…

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