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The huntress who stepped in the face of the backlash following the death of Cecil the lion is coming to New Zealand.

Driver charged: 40km in 16mins

A Queenstown shearer has been convicted on a charge of dangerous driving after travelling from Arrowtown to Cromwell at an average speed of 149km/h.

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Awkward moment shames host

A British game show host has been left red-faced after an unfortunately inappropriate word was spelled out in front of her.

Te Reo Maori

It's cool to korero


St Peter's College are making it "cool" to korero with boys learning some of today's most common teenage expressions in Te reo Maori.




Gloombusters: Fruit exports surge

Our fruit trade has become a heavy hitter as an export, helping to at least partly offset weakness in the dairy and forest products sectors.


Revise abuse guidelines - Adams

Justice Minister Amy Adams has told police to revise their guidelines so they can secretly warn people if their partner has a history of violent abuse.

Life & Style




My holidays: Lydia Smith

Filmmaker Lydia Smith, whose Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago is released on Thursday, talks travel experiences.



Bowling depth Black Caps' Achilles heel

New Zealand's defeat to Zimbabwe was "not a train wreck". Then again, on the back of a week-long camp in Potchefstroom, it wasn't flash either. David Leggat reports.


Surplus for provincial rugby

If balancing the books is the name of the game, provincial rugby is continuing to land the goals. Judging the state of…

Rugby: Horwill in line for lock spot

Former captain James Horwill looks set for a lucky recall after the Wallabies' lineout general Rob Simmons was ruled out of Saturday's Rugby Championship decider against…

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