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McCullum: Will he retire?

The future of captain Brendon McCullum will be a hot button topic as NZ reassess their one-day planning in the wake of last night's World Cup final loss to Australia…

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Black Caps gracious in defeat

Black Caps Brendon McCullum and Trent Boult hold their heads high after Australia beat New Zealand to lift the Cricket World Cup trophy.

New oil and gas areas released

Oil and gas sector leaders meet in Auckland today as the industry confronts depressed global prices and conference delegates face protests from activists.


Cat called 'sex on toast' at show

With the full name of Abergavenny Sunny, and a pedigree status as a seal tabby Birman, Sunny the cat is a creature of some dignity and grace.

The Forgotten Millions

Films give refugees a voice

Ralph Baydoun is a 23-year-old Lebanese videographer based in World Vision's Beirut office and last month we travelled together…

The pain of a life left behind

"As I write to you, I feel so much sadness because you stayed behind in Syria on your own. You are far away and the war in Syria has grown distance between us."

Grandmother takes on huge role

Sometimes Fatma's granddaughters want to talk about their old life in Syria. They lived in a nice house in Aleppo and went to school every day.


Synlait announces $6.4m loss

South Island dairy company Synlait Milk said unrealised foreign exchange losses drove the company to a $6.4 million net loss for the six months to January 31 from a…


'Abhorrent lesson to teach a child'

A priest has been slammed for telling primary school children that a woman who was raped and murdered would still be alive if she had been more "faith filled".

Life & Style






Three questions: The key moment?

Dylan Cleaver, Andrew Alderson and David Leggat answer three key questions following New Zealand's seven wicket loss to Australia in last night's World Cup final.

Cricket World Cup

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