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New drug makes users strip

Known as flakka, effects include hallucinations, rage, delirium, paranoia and a sharp rise in body temperature which leads users to take off their clothes.


Images of lost loved ones recreated

Artistic and computer wizardry has given insights into what children might have looked like today had they not been cruelly snatched in road crashes.


Fresh food firm turns to crowdfunding

Fresh food company Mad Group has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise $1.5 million for expansion of its Habitual Fix and Mad Mex brands locally and overseas…

Mary Holm: Time to thank mum for savings

Dear 20-somethings: You're quite right that nobody can make any promises about KiwiSaver in the future - or at least any promises that we can be confident a future government…


Cop critical after shooting in NY

A New York City police officer was shot and critically injured on duty yesterday and a search was underway for possible suspects, police said.

Hung parliament on the cards

Despite claims that another Tory-led Administration offers security over chaos, senior party sources have suggested the governing of the country will in effect be on…

Life & Style






Manny Pacquiao fans turn on interviewer

A TV interviewer has been warned not to visit the Philippines after his post-fight interview with Manny Pacquiao angered thousands of fans. HBO's Max Kellerman drew…


Pro dreams not just a school of thought

Auckland's 1A schoolboy championship kicked off yesterday, and on the minds of the 250-plus boys involved was the thought they were taking their first steps towards…

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