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12:30pm An Auckland gay bar attempted cheeky wordplay - but some called its name a "kick in the face".
Suspicious fire destroys three buses at a Wellington depot, just months after a similar attack.
OPINION: When death and resurrection mix with magical bunnies and chocolate eggs, you get Easter — perhaps the most misunderstood holy day.
Doctors say meningitis could be almost entirely eliminated in NZ as early as the end of 2015.
A Chinese firefighter removes a burning gas cylinder from a damaged building.
NZ Anglicans say they haven't sold enormous land parcel in Fiji to help people of Kiribati escape global warming.
Receivers are selling bankrupt developer Terry Serepisos' waterfront portfolio.
Just before last Christmas my insurance company sent a $1250 bill for insuring our house.
Sony says the sales are double the number the Playstation 4 sold in the same time frame after its launch.
There's no shame in turning up at social events at which you are not on the guest list.
If you're really going to follow a paleo diet, you ought to be eating bugs, 'lots and lots of bugs'.
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The Other Woman is a female-strong, but not quite feminist, take on infidelity.
If you come here to eat first and line-dance second, you won't be the first.
Ken Guest and Rob Waterhouse flew in to Queenstown from the United Kingdom on 19 February.
Bendrose Station, a large pastoral property near Twizel is for sale for the first time in its 94-year history.
The Government is playing down predictions published by powerful US magazine Forbes that New Zealand is on the path to economic disaster.
Dan Carter has rubbished criticism of All Blacks and Crusaders team-mate Richie McCaw.
When chef Peter Kuravita travelled across Mexico, he got more than he bargained for.
Bosses are legally required to look for stress, and workplace legislation is changing to underline this.
Top judge Bill Wilson quit after misconduct allegations.He tells Steve Kilgallon how he rebuilt his life.
Julie Orr Wilson hunts down a missing war memorial.
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Kiwi couple Jo Crabb and Stephen Allwood live in rural France, and in Martinborough.
They say beer should be drunk within the shadow of the brewery.
True love took Wellingtonian Scotty Donaldson to Ecuador.
After having a blast there on a family holiday, I went back with a friend and it was even better.
Customers stunned when they find missing 3-year-old "having a heyday" in a Bear Claw game.
Kim Jong Un's "bad hair day" riles North Korean officials.
Pro-Russian separatists are using any means necessary to fight Ukrainian forces - including a yellow Lada.
Man forced to wear sign calling him a bully for mistreating his neighbours.