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'Ridiculous' mannequin cut

A popular British fashion brand has agreed to stop using unrealistically tall and skinny mannequins after a social media complaint went viral.

Crash victim ex-pike miner

A former Pike River Mine worker died when a van did a u-turn in front of him - bringing yet another tragedy to the mining community.

Te Reo Maori



A rogue's gallery of scandalous excess

Some people, such as Britain's Prime Minister, will be glad that Lord Sewel has quit the House of Lords after apparently being caught in a sex and drugs sting.



Kiwis profit from switching

One in five Auckland households switched power companies last year, helping them save an average of $136 in the process.

Life & Style

In today's Viva: For the kids

Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell shares highlights from today's Viva magazine. Follow her hyperlinks below and be informed and inspired at viva.co.nz.




Oman: Watch for the warning flags

Forts and watchtowers by the hundred in the sultanate of Oman point to a fierce past, notes Jim Eagles, and possibly an equally fierce present.



Lolohea to replace Johnson

New Zealand Warriors coach Andrew McFadden has turned to the versatile Tuimoala Lolohea, who will join Chad Townsend in a new halves combination.


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