September 17 2014, updated 7:12am

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'Totally innocent' nude player caught

Naked Otago player on live TV prompts NZ Rugby to remind teams the cameras are rolling.

'NZ spied on allies'

Glenn Greenwald Snowden revelations could disrupt NZ's bid for UN Security Council seat. | We deserve answers | Impact uncertain | Going Key’s way?

Erakovic in stunning upset

6:47am Top NZ women's tennis player smashes 39 winners en route to straight sets upset of world No 12.

Cocaine, cannabis in Vatican car

7:12am A Vatican car has been been stopped in France with four kilograms of cocaine on board.

Judges only for rape trials - Nicholas

Juries should not be part of sexual assault trials, anti-rape advocate Louise Nicholas says.

Hair today, beard champ tomorrow

With a prize-worthy beard like this, eating ice cream is out of the question.

Teachers need 'attitude change'

A teacher writes on a blackboard Not enough students are being inspired by teachers to aim for tertiary study, a survey has found.

Tenants 'living in fear'

Wellington housing project tenants live in fear as groups of drunken youths loiter around torched laundry block.

Underworld exposed

Leg lost after cat flung

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'Beard of Awesome' nears end

Ryan Crotty will feel like he is burying an old friend when his beard is shaved for charity tomorrow.

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Fairfax Media political reporter Andrea Vance sat down with American journalist Glenn Greenwald following the 'Moment of Truth' reveal.

Key accused of clouding issue

John Key John Key revealed details of two spying programs, but he's still accused of trying to "confuse and cloud" the issue.

Cunliffe in Waikato

Labour's election promises get an enthusiastic welcome in a visit to Hamilton.

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Scottish 'don't knows' key

Two days until Scotland's historic independence vote, the quiet waverers may hold the balance of power.

Lawyer dead after shooting

Man opens fire in Copenhagen court, killing a lawyer and wounding father of his three-year-old grandchild.

Ukraine ratifies EU deal

Congress to approve aid

US military deploys in Ebola fight

A US general will soon be in Liberia, commanding up to 3000 troops and 17 clinics.

Halt in dairy price slide

Dairy cows. Having slumped heavily this year, the prices at the overnight Fonterra milk auction held steady.

Kathmandu HQ for sale

Kathmandu's new national head offices are for sale even before they are built.

Flock Hill sold to US company

Hi-tech knight saves women's lives

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Bankrupt, not beaten

Ex-owner of Carlucciland, an eccentric museum, mini-golf and paintball venue, is declared bankrupt.

KiwiSavers missing $400m

Kiwisaver KiwiSaver members missed out on about $400 million in tax credits last year, according to ANZ.

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Kiwis' basic financial literacy isn't too shabby, but we need to get advice from more than just banks and family.

There's always a way to save

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Hi-tech knight saves women's lives

Sir Michael Brady Sir Michael Brady is a breast man and millions of women worldwide should be glad that he is.

Bankrupt, not beaten

Ex-owner of Carlucciland, an eccentric museum, mini-golf and paintball venue, is declared bankrupt.

Trade Me buys online payment firm

Training business gone to the dogs

Is Windows 9 upon us?

Microsoft has sent out invites to an event rumoured to be the reveal of the next major upgrade to Windows.

iPhone pre-orders at record 4m

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'Higher prices' from piracy push

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Martha vs Blake and Gwyneth

'Blood-stained' top causes a stir

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It's a cinch... or is it?

Women in search of hourglass shapes are foregoing personal comfort and donning corset-like devices to whittle their midsections.

Is the 5:2 diet the way to go?

Diet Cut right back on calories two days a week and shed the kilos? Easy. But in reality it's not right for everyone.

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Oxygen is the most vital element to the human body: breathing well is a key factor in health and fortitude.

Bidding war for unliveable property

strap This property in Melbourne sold for an astonishing sum ... and the decrepit house has to stay.

The return of the feature wall

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House of the week: Eastbourne

Oh we do love to live beside the seaside, in the sunny Wellington village of Eastbourne.

Food Truck chef's fast food tips

food Having kids has inspired chef Michael Van de Elzen to conjure up some good old home cooking recipes, writes Bess Manson.

A beery political question

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Wine risky for asthmatics

Halt in dairy price slide

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Swede fears spread

Fears of swede poisoning could not only affect milking and calving seasons, but also sheep, say experts.

Flock Hill sold to US company

Water tax may hit farmers hard

Success evaded me

lizzy caplan Lizzy Caplan reveals she felt like a sell-out after the success of Mean Girls evaded her.

Brody's daring escapes

Oscar winner Adrien Brody already seems like an ideal candidate for the role of Harry Houdini.

Molly's mum learns her lessons

Live blog: The Amazing Race

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Brothers in arms

Good Charlotte rockers Benji and Joel Madden are so in sync they finish each other's sentences.

Cruising the world

A city mayor, a famous chef, a leading artist; the value of travel lies in meeting the people.

Sydney's best pho

Food fads come and go, but these Vietnamese noodle soups are never out of fashion.

Beauty awaits

10 holidays that will change you

China's answer to Vegas

It used to be a Chinese reproduction of a US city, but now it's much, much bigger.

I wanted to stop but I couldn't

Drinking It was quite simple, it was easier for me to drink and get drunk than it was to deal with life.

Turning my life around

Before the current government I was living hand to mouth, now I'm a homeowner and looking to buy again.

A few of my favourite things

'Tension filled serenity'

Getting fit

Ready to make a change?

We would all like to get fitter, lose weight, drink less. Now is the time to do it, and share your journey.

Angry driver takes car back

Motorist incensed with a having his car towed jumps into it, reverses off a tow truck and drives it away. Motorist incensed with a having his car towed jumps into it, reverses off a tow truck and drives it away.

$1m parking spaces

New York property developer offering the uber-wealthy the opportunity to buy a condo parking spot for a cool US$1m.

Max-scooter, mini-price

Speed limit debate gathers pace

The movie is still 18 months away but the teasing continues around what the new Batmobile will look like.

Batmobile tease

The movie is still 18 months away but the teasing continues around what the new Batmobile will look like.

Toulon trouble for All Blacks test

Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe Club versus country row threatens to derail Pumas' All Blacks test buildup with legal action threatened to secure services in France of star Argentina player.

Knights crush Mumbai Indians

Black Caps players steer NZ T20 team to emphatic victory over Champions League defending champ.

Wayne Smith still undecided

Fekitoa likely to get nod

Marina Erakovic

Erakovic in stunning upset

Top NZ women's tennis player smashes 39 winners en route to straight sets upset of world No 12.

Bryan Tucker

Not a normal farm

A diverse range of animals roam the irrigated fields of a South Wairarapa farm.

Cruising the world

A city mayor, a famous chef, a leading artist; the value of travel lies in meeting the people.

Muslim protests

New breed of anti-Semites

Germany's new anti-Semites are not old style neo-Nazis - they're Muslims.

Apple's 'iSheep' fans

Being part of groups plays an important role in everything we do, including "brand groups".

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