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Quake's 'massive long roar'

Kiwi hikers trekking down from Mount Everest base camp have described their panic when the devastating quake - which has killed at least 1800 people - hit.

Jenner planned sex change in 1980s

The former Olympic champion and reality star Bruce Jenner attempted to transition into a woman 30 years ago, taking hormones for almost five years and growing breasts…


Men killed in New Plymouth crash named

A Nepalese driver and a local man were killed when a car collided with a pedestrian in New Plymouth yesterday. The local man killed in the crash on Frankley Rd was…


Can US shale oil swing it?

With OPEC ceding control for the first time since the 1980s, U.S. shale oil has been anointed the world's new "swing producer"…


Nepal earthquake: NZ pledges to help

The Government is promising at least $1 million in aid to help Nepal following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked the country yesterday. At least…

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

Your best Anzac Day photos

New Zealanders from around the world have shared their Anzac Day memories with us. Here are the 10 best pictures that capture the spirit of the day.

Life & Style

Review: Deco Eatery, Titirangi

Getting invited out to dinner by a restaurant reviewer is not as good as it sounds. Frank Bruni, the erstwhile restaurant critic at the New York Times, made all the…




Share the night with 70s rock star

For years, Dennis Locorriere shied away from singing Dr Hook songs as they had originally been intended, believing he shouldn't try to recreate the sound of a band that…


Fragrant Melbourne

Danielle Wright finds refuge from Melbourne's city street smells at a perfumista workshop.




Tackling concussions

Rugby union is making progress when it comes to concussion and player welfare but, as Gregor Paul writes, there's still more that can be done.

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