World Cup: Black Caps win thriller

Williamson creates folklore

Kane Williamson lofted himself into cricketing folklore at Eden Park after hitting the winning runs against Australia.

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Chiefs kill with quality

The Chiefs produced a performance tonight that suggested that their status as competition favourites is mired in reality, not myth.

Punched driver defended

Police have defended a tourist driver who was punched in the face yesterday after being pulled over by another motorist, one of three tourist-driver incidents on the…

Ko breaks course record

Lydia Ko has broken the course record at Clearwater today scoring an extraordinary 61 in the middle round of the NZ Open.


Well-behaved crowds at Eden Park

Police have praised cricket fans for their good behaviour during and immediately after this evening's nail-biting victory over Australia at Eden Park.

Four firefighters rushed to hospital

Four firefighters have been taken to hospital as a precaution after a shipping container containing insect repellent caught fire in west Auckland this afternoon.

Cruise rescues fishermen

One of the world's most famous cruise liners offered to rescue five fishermen after their boat was grounded by rocks in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf.


Why politicians get donations

Analysis of election candidate donations has shown a wide variety of businesses are willing to open their wallets for politicians…

Blue Chip creator on $310k paycheck

Bankrupt former Blue Chip creator Mark Bryers is drawing a salary of A$300,000 ($310,000) from a similar business in Australia. Bryers, who has filed an application…

Biopure plans fast growth in China

Like many infant formula exporters, the outlook darkened for Biopure Health after the Chinese Government introduced a raft of strict import requirements last year.


Blogger hacked to death

A prominent blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said.

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Chile: Desert revival

In Chile's beautiful landscape, inspired chefs are bringing the country's traditional recipes back to life, discovers Rocky Casale.



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