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A fisherman has been found dead after falling overboard from a boat in the port of Napier.
Heavy rain set to lash Canterbury and the West Coast this weekend.
Man sought in relation to attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl in Washdyke has been arrested.
Mystery surrounds days-long search of Linton property, leaving neighbours uneasy.
Aide to ousted uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly flees the nation.
When it comes to internet-related revenue, the elephant in the room has always been the treatment of the weightless web giants.
Financial Markets Authority painted as a sheriff riding into town to clean up the Wild West.
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Sunscreens available at the supermarket offer better protection than more expensive brands.
Struggling to find fresh and healthy Xmas canapes? These thai beef salad cucumber cups are the perfect solution.
NZ plays second-fiddle to Australia over Ford's little mini SUV, the Indian-built EcoSport.
Reviews of Sir Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug are filing in, and so far, they are glowing.
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Mark Bixley shares a tip to get that flame-grilled smoky taste on the barbecue this summer.
Farmers are fearful they will be the mistaken target of poachers, while police are trying to curb the illegal practice.
Oldest human DNA sequenced yet reveals unknown ancestor from at least 300,000 years ago.
It's been a rough afternoon for Kiwi MMA fighters in Brisbane with James Te Huna and Dylan Andrew falling.
When the second Hobbit opens this week, you'll meet an Evangeline Lilly you've never seen before.
One reporter's special day with South African legend Nelson Mandela.
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The Peninsula's fleet of luxury cars makes it easy to get around the island in style.
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I grew up a girly girl, my adventures were sedate, Milin, who is now nearly two, is fast becoming the opposite.
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Left to their own devices, our pets would probably never don Christmas headgear, and what a loss that would be!
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