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Nanny thankful for every day

A grandmother of nine diagnosed with terminal lung cancer plans on making the most of the time she has left.

Auckland Nines fanzone buzzing

Hundreds of fans swarm the NRL Nines fanzone ahead of the Warriors scheduled appearance this afternoon.

Resort plans for two Auckland islands

Two islands in Auckland have been bought by Chinese interests in a $41.5 million deal for a luxury tourist resort.

Menacing duo come forward

A creepy masked pair seen lurking in Auckland parks may have been in a "misguided" publicity stunt.

So much fun in the sun

Check out our weekly guide of things you can do in Auckland this weekend.

Wifi livens up weekly hospital stays

Free wifi is making time in hospital a little more bearable for North Shore patients.

Brutus busts in for lunch

If you're in Gulf Harbour between 3 and 4pm you may find yourself sharing lunch with a friendly stingray.

Medals saved from flames

Finals spot just desserts for chef

Feminist house full of history

An unassuming Auckland street was home to an urban commune founded by a "bunch of radical feminists".

Webster produces the goods at national track cycling champs

Commonwealth sprint ace Sam Webster took out the sprint title at the national champs tonight.

Hesson gives Guptill vote of confidence for Pakistan

NZ opener receives full backing of coach ahead of crucial two innings for hopes of playing significant role at World Cup.

Messam nervous, but insists he's ready to rumble

Glenn to dish Warriors shares to fans

SBW physique to battle Welliver know-how in Sydney

As physical specimens Sonny Bill Williams wins but he's no sure thing to beat Chauncy Welliver.

'Plain of feature and overweight'

An Australian newspaper is copping flak for its focus on bestselling author Colleen McCullough's looks.

Suge Knight 'wanted for murder'

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is reportedly wanted for murder after a fatal hit and run.

Eleanor's dad calls up Sean Plunket

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'Culture of fear and hysteria' - Catton

Award-winning author Eleanor Catton describes the 'frightening swiftness...of the powerful Right' to silence criticism after her comments on NZ and its Government.

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