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Tramper's 10-hour crawl to safety

A Canadian tramper who fell and dislocated his shoulder, forcing him to crawl for 10 hours to reach shelter, has been rescued eight days after his ordeal began.

Work of art, by accident

Paul Currie accidentally used a broad-spectrum herbicide to treat his grass, prompting his neighbours to think he had been targeted by vandals.



Callaghan seeks Trends grant repayment

Callaghan Innovation has terminated a grant awarded to Trends Publishing International after an investigation it referred to the Serious Fraud Office and is seeking…


Hong Kong resists China's embrace

Hong Kong residents feel that their city is being forever changed by 1.4-billion-strong China just a few miles to the north, where many feel life is cheaper and people…

Hillary on foreign aid

Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself on the defensive, pushing back against Republican questions about foreign donations to her family foundation.

Jurors to decide Boston bomber sentence

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty…

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

Life & Style

My boyfriend collects teddies

Life and Style columnist Lee Suckling tackles your modern etiquette and ethical predicaments, one reader-submitted query at a time.





McCaw will be OK

Tell me if you've heard this before: Richie McCaw is looking old, the Crusaders are on the wane, Dan Carter is a shadow of his former self?




Rugby: ARU posts $6.3m loss

The Australian Rugby Union has announced a $AU6.3 million loss for 2014. Releasing its annual report for last year on Monday…

Women's sevens team ready for Rio

The New Zealand women's sevens side has virtually sealed Olympic qualification after dispatching Russia 29-10 in yesterday's Canada 7s Cup final in Langford to clinch…

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