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'At 20 lashes I lost count'

A British man given 50 lashes reveals the horrific pain awaiting a frail grandfather whose family fear he will not survive the punishment.

Rugby World Cup

Sense of fear welcomed by All Blacks

The missing ingredient for the All Blacks at this World Cup has been a genuine sense of fear. They had a little bit of it in their opening game against Argentina and…


One dead in Rotorua crash

Emergency services are at the scene of the two-car crash on State Highway 5 near Waipa State Mill Rd in Whakarewarewa.



'Dirty cars dump' Down Under?

Australians have expressed fear that Volkswagen may turn to dumping their dirty diesels Down Under, but New Zealanders needn't worry, motor heads say.


Helen Kelly 'has been fearless'

A complete pain in the arse and one of the finest union leaders in New Zealand history - tributes have flowed for the outgoing Council of Trade Unions president.

Life & Style







Golf Gaffe in front of McIlroy

It's lucky Ireland back Luke Fitzgerald has a pretty decent day job as a rugby player - because he's had an embarrassing experience with a flying golf club in front…

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