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Kiwi conned neighbours

A New Zealand accountant who conned his wealthy London neighbours out of $2.2 million has been jailed for eight years in the UK.

Kiwis in Oz - harsh reality

New Zealanders living across the Tasman have been labelled "South Sea Poms" and "carping Kiwis" after a survey showed they are Australia's unhappiest migrants.

Storm's effects linger on

Dozens of residents in pockets around Auckland remain without hot water following last week's bruising storm, while 500 homes on the West Coast still have no power.

The man they forgot to imprison

It might have been better for Mike Anderson of Missouri if he had been sentenced to life instead of 13 years when he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000.

Easter road toll rises to four

The Easter road toll has risen to four following a crash in Waitemata today. A woman died after her car and a truck collided on the Coatesville Riverhead Highway between…



Happy city 'smashed' with tourists

Rotorua was packed to the brim over Easter weekend, with no accommodation available, cash registers ringing and tourism attractions busy in what is hoped to be the first…




Meet Honda's latest humanoid


It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda's…


Turia hits out at Labour

Retiring Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia has hit out Labour, saying it doesn't deserve the Maori vote, but MP Shane Jones says her comments are 'cheap shots'.



NRL: Warriors facing tough odds

It's starting to look like a poisoned chalice for interim Warriors coach Andrew McFadden following the side's second straight loss since he took over from Matt Elliott…

Netball: Magic show no love to Langman

It was an unhappy return to her home court for the transtasman netball league's first 100-gamer, Laura Langman, as the Magic outshone the Mystics in Hamilton last night…

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