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MoreFM host's on-air rant

MediaWorks has apologised to MoreFM listeners after an expletive-laden rant by a popular night time announcer was mistakenly aired.


Rescuer prepared to lose life

Dudley Andrews knew 17 years in the army had given him the skills and discipline needed to rescue two small boys from the Tasman Sea at Waipapakauri Ramp on March 1.




Koala's late night hospital visit

Staffers at an Australian hospital's emergency department received a rather unusual late night visitor - a koala. The marsupial casually strolled through the automatic…

Life & Style

New autism insights

Kiwi and UK scientists challenge the notion that people with autism generally see visual motion poorly, and explore the causes of sensory overloads experienced by some…



Flooding on the West Coast

Heavy rain and strong gales are expected to blast parts of central and southern New Zealand. MetService has issued a severe weather watch for Canterbury, Fiordland…





Moala to slot back in for Blues

George Moala will slot straight into the Blues team to play the Rebels in Melbourne following his discharge without conviction today. Moala discharged without conviction…


Rugby: McCaw back on the bench

Richie McCaw has recovered from concussion and returned to the bench for the Crusaders' encounter with the Reds in Christchurch…

Rugby: Pakuranga set for celebrations

One of Auckland's newer - and certainly most well organised - rugby clubs blows out 50 birthday candles this weekend. Pakuranga United have enjoyed unprecedented success…

Rugby: Lee to take over at Hurricanes

The Hurricanes have appointed Avan Lee to take over as chief executive from James Te Puni. Lee is presently World Rugby's general manager of sevens but will finish…

Scotty Stevenson: Rugby US style

In a nation obsessed with the self-obsession of the major leagues, rugby is a renegade, an underground world of amateur players who love the game for its spirit, writes…


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