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Stand against slavery

Students work to make difference

Inspired by a tale of a young Pakistani boy, the Nvader Group is standing up against slavery.
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Chaos as storm strikes

Tamaki Drive LATEST: Horrendous start to the Easter break, as gales rip through the country, hitting the West Coast hardest with 130kmh winds.

Police officer attacked

A police officer is in hospital after being attacked while trying to break up a brawl in Auckland.

Karam awarded damages

David Bain supporter Joe Karam has been awarded more than $500,000 in damages after two men were found to have defamed him on the internet.

Golfer lands dream job at Masters

Sara Jasmat is still in golfing heaven after spending two weeks at the famed Augusta National course.

Fears plain packs will slow trade

A dairy owner is worried plain cigarette packaging will cause more thefts from his store.

Rooster poses as hen, survives chop

Miri the rooster Rescuers were surprised to discover a rooster living among hens they were saving from a battery farm.

Review nears completion

An independent investigation into police handling of the Roast Busters case is nearly finished.

Rally to help fire victims

Artillery man won't forget

pumpHouse theatre

Theatre new and improved

A new roof, insulation, toilets and a parents changing room were all features of the PumpHouse's renovation.

Lydia Ko tied for 14th

Lydia Ko Lydia Ko is tied for 14th after the first round of the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii after an even-par 72.

Saints take revenge on Sharks

The Wellington Saints gained revenge on the Southland Sharks, beating the NBL's defending champions.

Black Sticks fall to Australia

Can anyone beat the Heat?

Patrick Tuipulotu

Tuipulotu looming large

In any combat arena, size helps. So, too, does athleticism. Luckily Patrick Tuipulotu has both in spades.

Waking to destruction

storm People in storm-battered areas wake to ripped off roofs, flooding, downed trees and closed roads - and it's still raining.

Crash driver dies

A 74-year-old man whose car crashed into a tree near Pukekohe, South Auckland, amid heavy rain yesterday, has died.

Kiwis go for mystery

Chelsea Clinton pregnant

Diane Williams mobility dog

Best friend lends a helping hand

A stroke sufferer has renewed confidence now that mobility dog Orbit is by her side.

New home for hotel

Grand Chancellor site Christchurch's tallest building pre-quake, the Hotel Grand Chancellor will not be rebuilt in its old spot.

Super Fund posts 19 per cent rise

The NZ Super Fund grew by $3 billion in the year to March 31, despite a flat return last month.

Air NZ escapes class action

One salmon farm appeal allowed


Strong debut for Genesis

Shares in Genesis Energy have traded as high as $1.83 on the NZX, well above their $1.55 issue price.

The Chuck D of Palestinian rap

rapper Tamer Nafar has given voice to a generation of young, disaffected Palestinians on both sides of the Green Line.

X-Men director accused

A former child model is accusing X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him.

Lorde meets Royals muse

'If they want to jail us, they will'

Lynley Dodd

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