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PM: Sex-toy toss a bad look

His right-hand man was the target of a hurled dildo at Waitangi but Prime Minister John Key says he will consider making a return to the country's spiritual birthplace…

No kids and in your 40s?

Most New Zealanders getting divorced are in their mid-40s and don't have kids, and the "seven-year itch" is a myth. In fact, Statistics New Zealand figures show, couples…

'He's my rock' says Val of fiance

Golden girl Valerie Adams says her new fiance is her rock as she juggles wedding planning with preparations for a hoped-for third successive gold at the upcoming Rio…





Nothing beats an honest bribe

If I was a greedy, grasping, socialist, I would be totally underwhelmed by Labour leader Andrew Little promising free "post-school"…

Bums on seats not good enough

This time last week, Labour leader Andrew Little announced in his state of the nation speech that come the glorious day when Labour is elected Government, tertiary education…

Life & Style



E! party comes to town

On Wednesday night, E! came to town and did not disappoint. Kiwi celebrities - Teuila Blakely, Sally and Jaime Ridge, Anna and Jay Reeve, and Stacey Morrison - attended…



How Little is spending Waitangi

While John Key was busy dodging protests on Waitangi Day, Andrew Little was having his foot gently bathed up at Waitangi, writes Claire Trevett.


Cricket: Southee works through injury

Tim Southee was kept relatively quiet on his return to the bowling crease but, importantly for the Black Caps, completed 11 overs of work without any difficulties.


Nines: Thousands flock to meet stars

Shaun Johnson was mobbed like a rock star as thousands of league supporters descended on central Auckland yesterday to party with their sporting heroes.

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