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Obama's daughter lands summer job

Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia has found herself a summer job, working as an intern on the set of one of America's hottest and raunchiest television shows.

Beer-based fuel for Gull

Kiwis can now use a beer byproduct to fill their cars, with a new biofuel being unveiled at an Auckland service station today.



Allies' part in Srebrenica massacre

The fall of Srebrenica in Bosnia 20 years ago this week, prompting the worst massacre in Europe since the Third Reich, was a key element of the strategy pursued by the…

Stonie shocks competitive eating world

Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.


China's richest lose $50b

The worst monthly slump in Chinese stocks in two years wiped away more than US$34 billion ($50.8 billion) in combined net worth of the richest people in June.

Bunnings' only threat is its own growth

The Bunnings chain of hardware stores have been a great success story, but the chain is at risk of becoming a victim of its own success, writes Christopher Niesche.

Auckland Greeks want 'no' vote

Members of Auckland's Greek community gathered today to talk passionately about the state of the Greek economy and how that affects their families back home.


No evidence to back Mt Eden car ban

Epsom MP David Seymour says the authority which is planning to ban cars from the summit of Mt Eden has no evidence to support one of its central claims.

English denies 'recipe' for recession

Finance Minister Bill English has denied falling dairy prices pose a risk to New Zealand, saying the dairy industry is a smaller part of the economy than most people…

Life & Style

Select five named royal godparents

Five relatives and close friends of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were named late last night as godparents of Princess Charlotte, who was to be christened overnight…






Pressure on Dagg to cement ABs spot

Israel Dagg has been around for long enough to know that fortune can change in a jiffy when it comes to the All Blacks and that he's got ample time to stake his claim…


Baby Ayla well enough to leave France

"Through Alana Madill and Jerry Collins' strength and protection, their sweet bella Ayla Collins has miraculously fought to recover," wrote aunt Nora Madill.

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