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Royals mark Waitangi Day

Clarence House has marked Waitangi Day by sending New Zealanders a greeting in te reo Maori and revealing a golden pendant…

Four people stuck in cable car

Four people spent several hours suspended in 150 metres in the air after technical problems caused a cable car to stop near Nelson last night.


Trump backs terror torture

Several Republican candidates called for a return to the criticised anti-terrorism tactics used under the George W Bush Administration.



Life & Style

The surprising reasons why we tickle

Kiwi filmmaker David Farrier's recent look into the world of "competitive endurance ticking" poses a question - why does tickling happen in the first place?




Whakatane: Souvenir trap

I've bought some pretty quirky stuff while travelling. Lately there have been a lot of carved wooden weapons; I blame the 10-year-old for those.



Super Bowl: Everything you need to know

The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will battle it out today to be crowned champions of Super Bowl 50. The NFL's best offence (the Panthers) go up against…


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