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Man U's 'sexist' female strip

Manchester United's new Adidas home shirt for the Premier League season has been met with outrage after being described as "sexist" and "discriminatory." It's the Manchester…

Te Reo Maori

It's cool to korero


St Peter's College are making it "cool" to korero with boys learning some of today's most common teenage expressions in Te reo Maori.


Keys seized from tourist driver

A tourist driver repeatedly drove on the wrong side of the road, ignored a stop sign and almost caused several accidents on Otago Peninsula.


Another man accused of killing lion

Now there are two: Zimbabwe has accused a second American of illegally killing a lion, following the outcry over the death of well-known lion Cecil.

Cecil's brother is alive

Jericho, the brother of Cecil the lion, is in all likelihood alive and well, according to conservation workers in Zimbabwe.

Speaker resigns over scandal

The speaker of Australia's House of Representatives resigned Sunday following weeks of accusations that she used taxpayer money to pay for extravagant and unnecessary…


Tourism drives economy

New Zealand's tourism sector is on track to overtake dairy as New Zealand's biggest export earner and the country will soon crack three million visitors a year.


Peters defends view on Lotu-Iiga

Winston Peters has defended embattled Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, saying he is partly qualified for the job because he is Samoan.

'We'll win the TPP war'

Trade Minister Tim Groser insists the government will win the political "war" on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal once the facts and figures can be laid out.

Life & Style




Photo essay: Colourful cities

From castles to quaint ski villages, here's our list of places around the world where you'll find communities that make the most of the colours of the rainbow.




Anton Oliver's failed test

Anton Oliver abhorred drug cheats. But here he was, facing a three months ban when he failed a drugs test after the team landed in the UK for the start of the 1999…

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