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Who is John Palino calling a pig?

Mayoral candidate's billboard roughly translates to "Not afraid of divine opponents but a mayor like a pig. Choose wisely ..." according to Chinese MP Raymond Huo.



Cops rescue baby, give him a bath

A baby discovered covered in vomit in the backseat of an alleged DUI driver's vehicle found a safe haven at a West Virginia Police station.


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How Air NZ made $663 million

Air New Zealand's record profit has been achieved with capacity growth being met by demand, containing costs and cheaper fuel.


Political Roundup: Democracy in NZ

Issues of corruption, transparency, public service integrity, dodgy deals, and breaches of the constitution all help or hinder how well democracy works.

Cannabis doc sparked Treasury debate

Treasury officials debated the merits of releasing internal documents after media coverage about work that suggested $150 million could be made from taxing legalised…





Room check: Sofitel Wellington

Victoria Clark stays at Sofitel Wellington, the capital city's first brand new hotel in 15 years, where the surrounds are luxuriously, romantically French.


Sideswipe: Puppy Tree

Emotive words to add to your lexicon A list of words that explain the things we feel, but can't explain • Sonder - The realisation that each passerby has a life…


Cheika: Criticism from home 'hurts us'

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says criticism in the media from former players such as Clyde Rathbone "hurts us" and it's something he would never do if the situation…


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