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Princess Charlotte is christened

Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte - a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate steeped…

Beer-based fuel for Gull

Kiwis can now use a beer byproduct to fill their cars, with a new biofuel being unveiled at an Auckland service station today.

Four debutants in All Blacks

A season of relentless lows for George Moala has spiked to an unprecedented high with the Blues utility back named to win his first test cap against Samoa.

Obama's daughter lands summer job

Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia has found herself a summer job, working as an intern on the set of one of America's hottest and raunchiest television shows.

Stretched parents plead for help

Desperate parents with special needs children have resorted to paying their own teacher aides, as government resources fail to keep up with increasing disability demand…

China's richest lose $50b

The worst monthly slump in Chinese stocks in two years wiped away more than US$34 billion ($50.8 billion) in combined net worth of the richest people in June.


No evidence to back Mt Eden car ban

Epsom MP David Seymour says the authority which is planning to ban cars from the summit of Mt Eden has no evidence to support one of its central claims.


Allies' part in Srebrenica massacre

The fall of Srebrenica in Bosnia 20 years ago this week, prompting the worst massacre in Europe since the Third Reich, was a key element of the strategy pursued by the…

Stonie shocks competitive eating world

Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.


FMA boss favours civil action

Hamish Fletcher says he FMA, after some law changes, now has the tools that allow it to proactively stamp out misleading conduct in the market.


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Pressure on Dagg to cement ABs spot

Israel Dagg has been around for long enough to know that fortune can change in a jiffy when it comes to the All Blacks and that he's got ample time to stake his claim…


Baby Ayla well enough to leave France

"Through Alana Madill and Jerry Collins' strength and protection, their sweet bella Ayla Collins has miraculously fought to recover," wrote aunt Nora Madill.

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