Leading Headlines

The Vent: France or Ireland?

Would the All Blacks rather face Ireland or France in the quarters? Was that the best grand final ever? Does NRL need to ditch golden point for grand finals?

Updated 23 min ago

Rental car image causes concern

One of New Zealand's biggest rental car companies is now having to remove a picture from its website which shows a motorist driving on the wrong side of the road.

Updated 9 min ago

TPP announcement delayed

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement was expected to be announced at any minute - but a scheduled press conference has been cancelled.

Top architect denies charges

A man who describes himself as "NZ's most internationally-recognised architect" was allegedly at fault when a cyclist was pinned under his car.

Rugby World Cup


Horror crash leaves one critical

One man remains in Auckland Hospital in a serious condition following a serious crash on State Highway 16, northwest Auckland on Saturday night.


Bombs kept falling 'after US alerted'

A US bombardment that destroyed much of a hospital compound in Kunduz, killing at least 20 doctors and aid workers, went on for more than half an hour after the alarm…



Life & Style

Meals to impress for less

With an eye on the budget (Christmas is just around the corner), our latest recipe competition asked for meals that would feed four for $20. We knew you'd respond well…







Live: Ireland v Italy

Live updates and stats from the Rugby World Cup pool D clash between Ireland and Italy at the Olympic Stadium.

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