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Crashed car driven by banned driver

Police say they had no idea a five-month-old baby girl was in a car being driven by a disqualified driver that crashed after speeding up to 150km/h in a police pursuit…


Dargaville principal faces four charges

A Northland school principal has appeared in court on four charges after allegedly being found on two different properties in Dargaville without a reasonable excuse.


Luxury cars in crashes


A black Mercedes-Benz rolled into a parked Lamborghini Aventador on Auckland's High St today, apparently after the Mercedes driver struggled to reach for a parking machine…


Moody's gives NZ big tick

Moody's Investors Service is comfortable with its Aaa credit rating on New Zealand with a stable outlook, as it anticipates the impact from lower commodity prices will…


Life & Style



Osbourne attacked by bats

Kelly Osbourne has been set upon by a bat - in a suspected revenge attack 34 years after her father bit the head off one of the species.


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.



Nicholls to make test debut

As one New Zealand test cricketer exits after this series against Australia, a 269th will debut tomorrow at the Basin Reserve.


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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