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7:32am Crimeans have voted in a referendum on whether to break away from Ukraine and join Russia.
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Residents of Crimean port of Sevastopol vote in referendum to join Russia. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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A decision is expected today on whether New Zealand's largest alleged fraud trial continues or is stalled, potentially for years.
Green Party co-leader Russel Norman is deeply cynical of the never-ending treadmill of consumerism.
Kim Dotcomâs political party to start accepting members within weeks, with membership priced at $1.29.
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It's healthy, it's simple and best of all - it's delicious.
Nico Rosberg celebrated a dominant win for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Amitai Pati is one third of Samoan tenor trio Sol3 Mio, who are currently touring New Zealand.
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We miss you so much Spud, but are glad you left us happy and before you were in pain.
Several Wairarapa vineyards are changing hands.
Conservation Minister Nick Smith went for a run at Kaikoura with Australian environment minister before the National Party’s Blue-Green conference.
Ernie Merrick has insisted the FFA revisit its review system after suspect decisions hurt the Phoenix in Melbourne.
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Inventor came up with a skintight rugby jersey years before adidas - but never made a cent off it.
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