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Three pedestrians killed

Three pedestrians have died after five separate fatal crashes this Anzac weekend, prompting police to lament drivers failing to heed basic safety messages.



Can US shale oil swing it?

With OPEC ceding control for the first time since the 1980s, U.S. shale oil has been anointed the world's new "swing producer"…


Quake's 'massive long roar'

Kiwi hikers trekking down from Mount Everest base camp have described their panic when the devastating quake - which has killed at least 1800 people - hit.

Nepal earthquake: NZ pledges to help

The Government is promising at least $1 million in aid to help Nepal following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked the country yesterday. At least…

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

Tears and pride on Gallipoli peninsula

More than 10,000 Kiwis and Australians stood together on Gallipoli peninsula to mark the centenary of the ill-fated campaign and to honour the Anzac troops who fought…

Life & Style

Review: Deco Eatery, Titirangi

Getting invited out to dinner by a restaurant reviewer is not as good as it sounds. Frank Bruni, the erstwhile restaurant critic at the New York Times, made all the…




Share the night with 70s rock star

For years, Dennis Locorriere shied away from singing Dr Hook songs as they had originally been intended, believing he shouldn't try to recreate the sound of a band that…


Fragrant Melbourne

Danielle Wright finds refuge from Melbourne's city street smells at a perfumista workshop.




Rugby: Waratahs keep Rebels at bay

The Waratahs have held out the Melbourne Rebels 18-16 to set the stage for a potentially decisive Super Rugby Australian conference derby with the Brumbies in Canberra. In…

Tackling concussions

Rugby union is making progress when it comes to concussion and player welfare but, as Gregor Paul writes, there's still more that can be done.

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