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The boy who would be Hosking

Journalist Jack Tame has left the stinking heat of his Hell's Kitchen apartment in New York to enjoy a couple of weeks in Auckland filling in for Mike Hosking.

Mystery Romeo - we have a lead

He spent a night with Kim from Seattle and loved footy and foreign girls. He recorded all his Kiwi adventures in diary but he didn't leave his name.

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Heavy snow causes traffic chaos

Overnight snow and ice caused problems for motorists today, and police urged drivers to take extra care and avoid all unnecessary travel.



Bank staff sacked for mock execution

Six British bank staff members have been sacked after filming themselves staging a mock Isis-style execution during a team-building day out. The HSBC workers were dressed…

New bug going round globe

A virus that caused vomiting and diarrhoea in Asia last winter appears to be spreading globally, threatening larger outbreaks of gastro infections that are the bane…



Govt greenhouse gas cutback slammed

The Government has set what is says is an achievable, fair target for cutting atmosphere-warming emissions, but critics say the new target is "100 per cent pure spin"…

Emissions cuts deeper: Groser

The Government will take a highly conditional pledge to cut New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to 11 per cent below 1990 levels to the Paris climate conference…

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First glimpse of X-Files reboot

It's been seven years since they were last on screen together, but The X-Files reboot is closer than ever, with new footage debuting today.




A game day unlike any other

In Samoa, no one is required to do anything other than watch the rugby and store their own memories about the test they said would never happen.


Tony Brown: Pacific punisher

The phrase "Party at Tony Brown's" has become synonymous with Otago rugby, but there's more than just one place where Brown has put up performances worthy of a party. The…

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