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Picton hunk breaks silence on date

Kiwi William Scott Chalmers played coy when he updated the world on his romantic night with Scottish backpacker Sarah Milne - but we still don't know where they are.

House prices: Are they up or down?

A day after QV released stats showing yet another increase in property values, Auckland realtor Barfoot & Thompson says last month saw a fall in prices, as more properties…



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Forbidden driver blamed victim

A forbidden driver who killed his friend after crashing an unwarranted car during a high-speed police chase blamed the victim for encouraging him to speed off.

Businesses sponsor gang-run event

Wellsford businesses are supporting a charity motorcycle run by a gang whose fellow chapter was caught manufacturing meth, according to police.


US running out of room to store oil

The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it -which may drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months. For the past seven weeks…


Homeless man shot by LA cops named

A homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police had been released last May from a federal prison after serving roughly 14 years for bank robbery, a law enforcement…

Report shows racial bias by police

A US Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department - with officers routinely discriminating…

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Westfest review: Loud, heavy & angry

A sea of black T-shirts, jeans and leather jackets welcomed punters at Auckland's second Westfest festival. Chris Schulz and Rachel Bache take in the darkness.




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