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'Cyclone Winston' hits

Even Winston Peters' supporters weren't expecting the scale of his victory.

Rain ahead for CWC final

Heading out to watch the Cricket World Cup today? Better brace yourself to get a little damp. Rain is expected for most of the country this afternoon and into the evening.

Hope for teen's sperm

Mother welcomes law review that could give her a grandchild - fathered by her son who died as a teen.

Auckland tri favourite Gomez loves waterfront course

Favourite for Auckland leg of ITU World Triathlon Series circuit, Spaniard talks up picturesque course.

Few answers after cell death

Just over a year after her son died a lonely death in an Auckland police cell, Sentry Taitoko's mum is still looking for answers.

'She was just so small'

Wei Zhou says she was scared to touch her baby girl in the months after her premature birth.

Rediscovering Ramen

As we move into autumn, discover the joys of ramen at this Auckland newcomer.

Race kicks off Leathen's new life

Music shop to close a 'Howick icon'

Gala gets Amira moving

The sign on Amira Said's pram reads, "We're the proud parents of a T9 M miracle."

Reason: McCullum is the key to unlocking fortress

Ignore the pool result, Australia will be a ferocious beast in their MCG fortress, writes Mark Reason.

McCullum: 'We're not intimidated, we're excited'

Black Caps skipper has simple message for his men - embrace the occasion and play with freedom.

Bulls hold on for win

America's Cup bosses risking double blow

Doull: Batting first is key for Black Caps

The Black Caps will not have thought about the possibility of losing the final. They are more than good enough to win it.

Has Taylor Swift got a new man?

Pop star appears to have ended her self-imposed man-ban with DJ Calvin Harris.

Cate opens up on adoption

Cinderella star says she's "absolutely besotted" with new baby daughter, but admits she's made some "crap" choices professionally.

Stepping inside Cilla Black's world

Naked ambition: Comics perform nude

'There is a lot of power in sex'

Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke and Carice van Houten say there's a good reason why the show has so much nudity.

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