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Aussie kicked off flight

An Australian man suffering 'probably the worst hangover of his life' appeared in court after he was kicked off a flight and charged with threatening to kill.


NZ forestry workers' scary death rate

The forestry sector is regarded as the most dangerous sector in which to work, with a fatality rate that is 15 times the overall rate for all work sectors in New Zealand…


Diver training school charged over death

Intueri Education Group, New Zealand's largest private training institution, has been charged over the death of a foreign student enrolled at its diving school in April…



NZ's world-class beauty spot targeted

Fresh plans have been lodged for a subdivision near a world-renowned Coromandel beach, reigniting opposition by a group fighting to keep the area free of development…

Life & Style

454 major incidents at health boards

A baby died in a water-birth, a mother bled to death after giving birth, and a mental health patient with motor-skills trouble choked on food and died.

Your Money


Apple CEO: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay, and his public declaration today makes him the highest-profile business boss to come out.


Tales from the Windy City

In popular culture, Chicago is home to Al Capone and the Valentine's Day Massacre, to John Dillinger and bank robbery, to Chess records and the Blues.

Eagles soared in last encounter

Halloween and family commitments will anchor Kevin Swords around home this weekend but the former USA lock was at the epicentre of his team's last All Blacks encounter…


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