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He died 'because of my accent'

Father of Scottish teen who died in Australia says police took too long to respond to his emergency call because he believed they could not understand his accent.


NZ@Noon: Phantom children & happy hens

Families invented 12 children for booking so they could have a hut all to themselves and a viral video of happy hens making the most of their freedom are just two of…




Endless surge strains DHB

New immigrants to Auckland unfamiliar with the health system are turning up to hospitals when they should be going to doctors, MPs on the health committee heard yesterday…

Peters' $100k fishing challenge to PM

Winston Peters has offered to pay John Key's favourite charity if the PM can find evidence that the New Zealand First leader has been fishing in his Northland electorate…

Life & Style




Fiji: Taking in the tropical waters

Stepping off Fiji Airways flight FJ415 in Nadi, I'm expecting little more than a week of watching sunsets from the comfort of my sun lounger, cocktails in hand.




Wayne Smith linked to Harlequins

Wayne Smith is being linked as the new coach of a major English rugby club. The Times of London claims the All Blacks guru has emerged as a strong contender to replace…

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