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Fans are sending Toni Street messages of support after the Seven Sharp presenter revealed she is suffering from a rare, incurable and potentially fatal auto-immune disease…

England shambolic, ABs on track

Justin Marshall: Let's cut to the chase. Do I agree with the All Blacks changing their game plan specifically for these so-called weaker pool matches? Yes I do.

Rental car image causes concern

One of New Zealand's biggest rental car companies is now having to remove a picture from its website which shows a motorist driving on the wrong side of the road.

Top architect denies charges

A man who describes himself as "NZ's most internationally-recognised architect" was allegedly at fault when a cyclist was pinned under his car.

Rugby World Cup

The Vent: France or Ireland?

Would the All Blacks rather face Ireland or France in the quarters? Was that the best grand final ever? Does NRL need to…


Land-swap deal for Ruataniwha dam

More than 20 hectares of conservation land will be swallowed up by the controversial Ruataniwha dam project, but DoC says a land-swap deal will mean a net gain for conservation…


Bombs kept falling 'after US alerted'

A US bombardment that destroyed much of a hospital compound in Kunduz, killing at least 20 doctors and aid workers, went on for more than half an hour after the alarm…


TPP announcement delayed

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement was expected to be announced at any minute - but a scheduled press conference has…

Value of NZX shares traded up 23pc

The value of share trading on New Zealand's stock exchange climbed 23 per cent in September, rounding out a quarter when the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index posted its biggest…


Life & Style

When is Single's Day?

Several times a year, there are days to celebrate love, mothers and fathers. So when's the time to celebrate singles?





Screens are not vessels of evil

Deborah writes her beliefs on how computers and phones hold plenty of good for kids. "Interaction in ways other than face-to-face can be a godsend for sensitive children…




Live: Ireland v Italy

Live updates and stats from the Rugby World Cup pool D clash between Ireland and Italy at the Olympic Stadium.

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