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Harsh reality in Oz

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.



Hot debate over cool Kiwis

Sir Edmund Hillary, Sir Peter Jackson, Sir Peter Blake and Sam Neill are readers' nominations for the biggest omissions from a list of the coolest New Zealanders.



Stranded Sherpas need new route

Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mt Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice for three missing Sherpa guides.


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'.

Craig's family in 'seat swizzle'

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig's family has succeeded in having electorate boundaries redrawn to get his parents and about 120 neighbouring voters shifted into…



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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