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Grieving father's warning

Kalim Faziel, the grieving father who found out this week his young daughter had been murdered has issued a warning to other parents this afternoon.

Updates: Ronchi out for 99

New Zealand's first batting effort of the international summer was a rickety performance against South Africa at Mt Maunganui's Bay Oval today.

NZ's $103m spying 'fee'

The $103m taxpayer funding of NZ's intelligence agencies is effectively a membership fee for joining the Five Eyes surveillance club, according to a de-classified report…

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Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dies

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

Woman rescued from chimney

US firefighters have rescued a woman from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.

Honey smugglers sent packing

A Ukrainian couple have been sent home after allegedly trying to smuggle honey into New Zealand. The man and woman were found with nearly 3kg of honey and 1kg of pollen…



NZ migration soars to new record

NZ's annual net migration rose to a record in September, beating government forecasts, as the inflow was spurred by Kiwis returning home from Australia.


Family stand by as Pistorius awaits fate

The family of Oscar Pistorius say they'll stand by the Paralympian when he arrives in Pretoria for sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Carl and Aimee…

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Stadium roof would cost $385m

The prospect of a roof on Wellington's Westpac Stadium is now all but off the table, after it was found to be "eye-wateringly"…

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