Kate and Wills show the world their baby princess

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The Princess and the Press

From "sleeping cutie" to the "people's princess", the newest member of the royal family is unsurprisingly dominating headlines…

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Kiwis down Kangaroos again

Let's not mince words. This was one of the greatest New Zealand displays of the modern era, a win as much convincing as it was astounding.

Firm's use of nudity in ads slammed

An engineering firm that has a topless calendar and uses a bikini-clad model on the back of a delivery truck has been blasted as sexist by top scientist, Dr Michelle…

Thames man shot by police named

A Thames man shot by police after an armed stand-off in the town has been named. Police confirmed he was Vaughan William John Te Moananui, 33, of Thames.

Singalong with Josh Groban

You could say Josh Groban has "mum factor", meant in the nicest way possible. America's all-round good guy is just as nice off stage as on, discovers Paula Yeoman.




'Send rice and salt, not mayonnaise'

Nepal renewed its appeal to international donors to send tents, tarpaulins and basic food supplies, saying some of the items sent, such as mayonnaise, are of little…

Police officers charged over death

Baltimore's top prosecutor has charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray, triggering celebrations and a sense…

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New coin marks birth

A new coin is being minted in New Zealand to commemorate the birth of the royal princess.



Alan Dale: Kiwi star still on the rise

Jumping out of bed with one beauty queen and getting back under the sheets with another wasn't bad going for a guy nearing 60. That was Kiwi Alan Dale's daily routine…



'I lived to tell the tale'

I grew up in a Christian community. It was a little like Gloriavale, without the Amish-inspired bonnets and the sexual abuse allegations, Heather du Plessis-Allan writes…



Pro dreams not just a school of thought

Auckland's 1A schoolboy championship kicked off yesterday, and on the minds of the 250-plus boys involved was the thought they were taking their first steps towards…

Umaga perfect fit if Blues job comes up

I have been following what might be happening at the Blues next year and think Tana Umaga would make a pretty good go of the coaching job if he was to have a crack…

Foster future coach of All Blacks

With Steve Hansen locked into the top All Black job until 2017, there isn't any angst or pressure building about who might be his successor.

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