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Uber driver breaks record

An Uber driver has clocked up what is believed to be the longest the company's history when she drove a passenger just under 644km from Virginia to Brooklyn.

The drinks worse than doughnuts

Cocktails may look less calorific than a glass of wine or beer, but a nutritionist reveals that some of these drinks contain more calories than a glazed doughnut.

Worst criminals' final moments

Cheeseburgers, steak and peanut butter cups formed some of the last meals of the 19 men killed on America's death row in 2016. WARNING: Disturbing content.





Water hui welcomed

A joint summit on Heretaunga Plains water issues is an opportunity to start changing the way people think about water, says…

No day of rest for new power couple

Incoming PM Bill English and his deputy Paula Bennett will meet in Wellington today to start hammering out the team they want to take into 2017 election.



Every little bit helps at Christmas

Growing up my family weren't the most well off and we often relied on the help of others just to get by. My dad was made redundant more than 30 times (yes, 30 times)…






New Zealand into Cape Town quarters

The embattled All Blacks Sevens have made an encouraging start to the Cape Town international tournament. After a disappointing eighth place finish in Dubai last weekend…

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