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Why are Kiwis so fat?

Our understanding of what causes obesity in Kiwis could change dramatically with a new million-dollar study drawing on the latest DNA technology.

Grisly find in Housing NZ flat

Shocked residents of a quiet Porirua street are reeling after the grisly discovery of a neighbour's decomposing body weeks after he died on the floor of his home.

New kid on block brings x-factor

There's a string of colleges around the country known for churning out rugby talent: Auckland Grammar, Hamilton Boys High, Christchurch Boys High, the list goes on.

Midwives file fair-pay claim

Midwives have launched historic gender pay discrimination legal action after claims that their hours mean they earn less than the minimum wage.


Many undecided over TPP

More than half of New Zealanders appear to have made up their minds already about whether the Trans Pacific Partnership is a good or bad thing.


Refugees' trail of tears

As the death toll on land and sea continues to grow, the EU summoned ministers to an emergency summit to discuss solutions…

PM resists demands to quit

Malaysia's Prime Minister vowed he would not quit over a US$700 million ($1.08 million) financial scandal, and accused protesters of showing "poor national spirit" by…

Nazi train find could lead to more

The apparent discovery in Poland of a Nazi train thought to be packed with looted treasures could be the first of many, experts have said, suggesting just a fraction…


CBL buys insurance firm in Oz

New Zealand-based credit surety and financial risk insurer CBL Insurance has bought Australian specialty insurer Assetinsure…


Life & Style



Miley Cyrus 'sorry' for baring nipples

Miley Cyrus' various costumes for today's MTV Video Music Awards were for the most part nearly naked - and then she took it a step farther and flashed her nipple.





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