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MoreFM host's on-air rant

MediaWorks has apologised to MoreFM listeners after an expletive-laden rant by a popular night time announcer was mistakenly aired.


Rescuer prepared to lose life

Dudley Andrews knew 17 years in the army had given him the skills and discipline needed to rescue two small boys from the Tasman Sea at Waipapakauri Ramp on March 1.




Koala's late night hospital visit

Staffers at an Australian hospital's emergency department received a rather unusual late night visitor - a koala. The marsupial casually strolled through the automatic…

Life & Style

New autism insights

Kiwi and UK scientists challenge the notion that people with autism generally see visual motion poorly, and explore the causes of sensory overloads experienced by some…



Flooding on the West Coast

Heavy rain and strong gales are expected to blast parts of central and southern New Zealand. MetService has issued a severe weather watch for Canterbury, Fiordland…






Rugby: McCaw back on the bench

Richie McCaw has recovered from concussion and returned to the bench for the Crusaders' encounter with the Reds in Christchurch…

Rugby: Pakuranga set for celebrations

One of Auckland's newer - and certainly most well organised - rugby clubs blows out 50 birthday candles this weekend. Pakuranga United have enjoyed unprecedented success…

Cane's stats crunch McCaw

Richie McCaw was dealt to by Sam Cane when they went man-on-man a few weeks ago, and now he's getting crunched by his All Black rival's numbers. Cane, the Chiefs openside…

Rugby: Lee to take over at Hurricanes

The Hurricanes have appointed Avan Lee to take over as chief executive from James Te Puni. Lee is presently World Rugby's general manager of sevens but will finish…

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