Locked up in NZ's own Manus Island

A management unit cell at Mt Eden prison.

5:00 AM  Eleven asylum seekers are being held in Mt Eden prison, sparking human rights concerns.

Serco bans Destiny programme video

Caine Warren is the national director of Man Up, a programme that supports men in turning their lives around.

5:00 AM  Brian Tamaki's son-in-law told to stay away from prison after church programme banned.

Mark Hadlow in Peter Jackson's new film

Hadlow will star in Mortal Engines, whose script is co-authored by Peter Jackson.

5:00 AM  Mark Hadlow is getting back on his bike. 

We're in a war – but still ...

Oscar Kightley's brother was in the army for 14 years, and when he left school he too came close to signing up.

5:00 AM  OPINION: My brother served in the Army for 14 years. We don't like to imagine soldiers killing civilians.

ASB Classic chases Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will play in Stuttgart next month after completing a drugs ban.

5:00 AM  Maria Sharapova could be at January's ASB Classic, while Roger Federer may play an exhibition.

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Buster dumped metres from cat cafe

Buster, a five-week-old kitten is desperate for affection after being abandoned.

"It breaks my heart" - cat cafe owner picks up abandoned five-week-old kitten, Buster.

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ASB Classic chases Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will play in Stuttgart next month after completing a drugs ban.

Maria Sharapova could be at January's ASB Classic, while Roger Federer may play an exhibition.

Team NZ's new game changer

Emirates Team New Zealand sail their AC50 two-up on the Waitemata. Two of the cycling grinders are on each side and ...

Fresh photos show four pedal-powered grinders sharing two hulls, in a breakthrough time saving move.

Bicycle polo is a thing video

Pat Ryan, left, and Adam Jacobson compete for the ball in their bike polo match near Western Park in Freeman's Bay.

It's being described as the most fun on two wheels.

Aces overpower Otago

Lockie Ferguson took three wickets in Otago's second innings as Auckland cruised to victory.

Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.

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