Gallipoli 100: Honouring the bravery

My tears at Hill 60

Standing at the place where her great-great-uncle died 100 years ago, during the 1915 Anzac Campaign, Anna Leask is overwhelmed…

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Grandmother slams 'despicable' bikies

Grandmother says a motorcycle gang's disruption of an Anzac Day Dawn Service is "despicable" and shocked the hundreds of people who were paying their respects.

Hormone disrupter in cake

A frightening article shows that a very nasty additive is being used in food despite studies showing it is very harmful, Wendyl Nissen writes.

Palace guard stamped on man's head

Two soldiers, including one who is now a guard at Buckingham Palace, have been spared jail after they brutally assaulted two men in an unprovoked attack after a night…



Ports head digs in against pressure

Chairman appears to have put his job on the line by digging in against council pressure to stop extending Bledisloe Wharf into the Waitemata Harbour.


Fierce blasts put Chile on alert

Chileans have been warned an even more dramatic eruption could be on the way after twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into…

Indonesia executions 'in days'

The executions in Indonesia of 10 convicted drug criminals including two Australians are likely within days, with the date expected to be set as early as today.

Body in boot: Fijian man arrested

A Fijian man with a wife and children back home was charged yesterday with murdering his Australian girlfriend, whose body was found in the boot of a car.

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

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Penrose Factory fire

Fire Commander Richard Toomey tells about the Penrose factory fire that called out 12 engines and 40 firefighters…


Motorcycle gang disrupts Last Post

A motorcycle gang disrupted a Dawn Service at Waiouru this morning. Rebel gang members were accused on Twitter of turning up at the service late and then driving off…


Cracking up the kids

With the New Zealand International Comedy Festival just around the corner, Sarah Ell caught up with comedian Jamie Bowen.





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