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Tourist keys taken, again

An incensed Dunedin man took car keys from a tourist who had stopped to take photos on Otago Peninsula, causing eight vehicles to back up on the narrow road.

UK's most hated woman fires up NZ

AUDIO: There's no excuse for being overweight, you can judge kids by their names and it's okay to miss their birthday - that's the opinion of loudmouth mum, Katie Hopkins…

CWC: Brittle middle order exposed

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson faces a selection conundrum leading into what should be New Zealand's least challenging assignment of Cricket World Cup pool play - Afghanistan…



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Xero has the Google factor over MYOB

As rivalry between Australasian accounting software foes Xero and MYOB heats up, an investment blog has found a novel method of comparing the two companies' prospects…

Bryers faces court grilling

Former Blue Chip boss Mark Bryers returns to the witness box today as the High Court continues its look at his application for discharge from bankruptcy.

Wall St records fall overnight

Wall Street rose, with the Dow touching a record high and the Nasdaq climbing above 5,000 for the first time in fifteen years amid optimism about the outlook for the…


Murder accused yelled 'Heil Hitler!'

A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared 'Heil Hitler!' and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a court has…

Woman on death row: 'Bestow mercy'

The only woman on Georgia's death row has asked a state board to 'bestow mercy' with just hours left before her execution for her husband's murder.

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Is your music too loud?

About 1.1 billion young people are listening to music at volumes that endanger their hearing and can have other negative effects, the World Health Organisation warns…






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