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An egg-cellent hobby

53-year passion for egg cups

84-year-old war veteran Johnny Green has a mammoth collection of close to 8000 egg cups.
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Thousands still in dark

Hot water and power remain out to some Auckland and West Coast homes after Thursday's storm.

A record celebration

Roger Liddle International Record Store Day is a chance to visit independent record stores and celebrate vinyl.

Council look towards zero waste

A range of households from Auckland's North Shore will help to evaluate the Council's waste service.

Kiwi short film heads to Cannes

A 15-minute movie made by an NZ pair will screen at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival.

Birthday all about giving to others

Regan Northwood initiated 21 random acts of kindness to help her celebrate her birthday.

Spruce up transforms park

Nigel Turnbull and Ella Kumar The success of the Mt Roskill War Memorial Park's transformation has prompted the Puketapapa Local Board to ask if there are more places in need of a spruce up.

All Black loses hair to raise funds

All Black Charlie Faumuina is no longer the "big grizzly" he once was. His trademark beard was shaved off last weekend to raise money for child cancer.

P house costs renovators

Dylan shows the way

Ashley Jordan

Prize pumpkins

Weighing in at an astonishing 124.4kg, Ashley Jordan's pumpkin was a whopper and a winner.

'Tougher edge' sharpens Slade

Colin Slade Not so long ago Colin Slade wasn't convinced the Crusaders had it in them to win all their away games against the Lions, Cheetahs and Chiefs.

Kiwi sensational in victory

Ryan Thomas scores twice for PEC Zwolle in their upset Dutch Cup final victory.

Boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies

Ko embarrassed by NZ Golf

Dominic Bird

Bird won't miss a match

Dominic Bird has copped a one-week suspension but won't miss a match because the Crusaders have the bye.

Sunny end to holiday

kids weather Following wild and stormy weekend, we're finally rewarded with a purple patch - but how long can it last?

Malaysia jet in midair turn-back

Passenger says he feels lucky to be alive after tyre on Boeing 737 explodes mid-flight.

Everest spring season in doubt

Gisborne man shot dead named

love locks

Women want to ban Paris 'love locks'

Concerns about scenery clashes with sentimentality in the City of Love.

Confidence swells, but bank wary

economy generic Consumer and business confidence is so high they suggest the economy could grow as much as 6 per cent

Traditional-style auctions going

Turners Auctions has told shareholders that first-quarter revenues are on track to meet its target of a 10 per cent rise in profits for the 2014 financial year.

Demo farm planned

KiwiSavers paying too much tax


New board game floats boats

A passion for Viking ships and the medieval age inspired Shem Phillips to tap into the international market.

Lorde's Muppet goes for a song

Muppet Lorde It can't sing, but for a cool $3000 your could make Lorde's Muppet look-a-like pretty much do what you want.

Southern discomfort

Reginald D Hunter says as long as NZ isn't full of sensitive white people, his show will go down a treat.

Invisible Woman a must-see

Shame about the script

On the beat

Women on the beat

Even when she was knee high to a grasshopper, Sergeant Caroline Martin wanted to be a policewoman.

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