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Taunted player left field in tears

A Fijian player was left in tears and calling on his coach to remove him from the Canterbury club final after he was racially abused by a rugby fan on the sideline.

The boy saved by escalator mum

A toddler is lucky to be alive after his mother thrust him to safety before plunging to death in an escalator accident in a Chinese department store.

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2degrees moves into broadband

New Zealand's third biggest telco 2degrees has unveiled its broadband plans today - matching its big rivals Spark and Vodafone…

Currency bet drives top KiwiSaver funds

The best performing KiwiSaver funds were those that bet on the New Zealand dollar falling against foreign currencies in the three months to June 30, according to Morningstar. The…

Refilling Fonterra's tanks

As Fonterra's NZX-listed units languish near an all-time low, analysts say the market will remain cool on the dairy giant.


Life & Style





Regional bait shows sense

Providing migrants with an added incentive to settle in regional New Zealand, rather than Auckland, involves a degree of intervention that would not normally be contemplated…



Boxing: Tupou wants brawl against Parker

Bowie Tupou is preparing to lure Joseph Parker into a war in their heavyweight fight in Invercargill on Saturday, a tactic he believes is his best chance of winning. Looking…


Barbarians Area Schools squad named

One of the lesser known national schools rugby sides gets its moment in the sun next month. The New Zealand Barbarians Area Schools squad has been named to face Waikato's…

No point to scrum mercy rule

When a great scrummaging side pulverizes their rivals, there is no mercy rule. It's up to the pack on roller skates to deal with the drama by improving or using their…


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