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Driver's court no-show

A man charged with dangerous driving following a dramatic crash on the Auckland motorway earlier this year has failed to appear in court today.

Harrison Ford 'battered, but OK'

Indiana Jones star recovering after crashing vintage plane into golf course. Kiwi actor Temuera Morrison says Ford is a "rugged" nice guy who'll be all right.



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Accused pair pay for matching tattoos

Two men, accused of burning a 21-year-old to death for his life savings, got tattoos together only days afterwards and were in good spirits, a court has heard.


Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches in US

Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The former Christchurch company is now…

Craft online marketplace Esty plans IPO

If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making…


Circus to end 'horror' act

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018.

India bans film about gang rape

India has banned the broadcasting of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a student is shown blaming the victim.

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Cricket World Cup

World Cup fever rises in Napier

The Black Caps will swap bats and balls for pens this evening as they continue with rest and relaxation before taking on Afghanistan this weekend.

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