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TV shows worth a reboot

Prison Break, Heroes and The X-Files are all being rebooted. What else deserves a second chance? Five Herald entertainment writers name the TV shows they'd most like…

Kiwi catches touchdown pass

Kiwi Paul Lasike's quest to crack the NFL received a major boost today after catching a touchdown pass in a pre-season game for the Arizona Cardinals.

Bay frauds total $700k in July

Bay of Plenty beneficiaries have ripped off the welfare system by more than $700,000 in a month and an expert says 'a lot of it is based primarily on survival'.



Father throws wife and child on tracks

A desperate father throws himself, his wife and baby onto rail tracks in Hungary after realising their "train to Austria" is actually taking them to a refugee camp.



Refugee crisis: Pressure on Key

Millions of refugees have fled Syria since 2011 but the number New Zealand has taken in would almost fit in one of Auckland's new double-decker buses.

Life & Style




India: Sight-doing beats sightseeing

Andrew Laxon found the best way to convert his teenage children to the delights of travelling in India was to do things, not look at them. Here are some of his highlights…



All Blacks ready to climb their Everest

The All Blacks have rarely tasted defeat over the past four years but can't get too comfortable, writes Scott Stevenson. The All Blacks talk a lot about learning from…


RWC special: Sneak peek

The Rugby World Cup is now just a matter of days away. To mark the countdown to the tournament and the All Blacks challenge…

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