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Child obesity rates climbing

New Zealand's child obesity rates continue to climb while rates in other developed countries have flattened or decreased, obesity experts say.

Te Papa lifts lid on CEO

Te Papa has lifted the lid on Michael Houlihan's disastrous tenure as its chief executive.

Council by-election format to be decided

The format for the by-election to fill the vacant Waikanae ward seat will be decided by councillors today.

Mowbray seeks to stay solvent

Stamp dealer and auctioneer is in talks with banks after an interim loss and a $1.3m writedown.

Key claims confusion over texts

Key is fighting off accusations of lying, claiming confusion about his contact with Cameron Slater.

'Spy powers expanded'

Controversial laws being rushed through Parliament give the state "extraordinary and extensive" powers to spy on Kiwis, experts say. 

Puffleface nests with Tiger

Dealer loses stash, cash, car

HK student leader banned

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was banned from a large area in Mong Kok as a condition of bail.

Suicide bomber hits convoy

A suicide bomber on a motorcycle has attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul.

Tibetan tapestry fetches record $75m

Russia's 'ambiguous' tactics

Kim Jong-Un's sister on rise

North Korea reveals that Kim Jong-Un's younger sister holds the title of a senior party official, confirming her rise through the ranks.

An unsung musical hero

johnny cooper Johnny Cooper, who died this week, was a modest hero of the New Zealand music scene.

Life story: Community-minded 'Nan'

"Nan" Wright will be remembered as the life and soul of Newtown's Te Ara Hou apartments.

Farm manager had world at his feet

Purpose, burgers, and help for kids

Goldswain dedicated to air rescue service

John Goldswain was a lifesaver to many through his association with the Life Flight Trust.

It's all lies over WhaleOil: Labour

PM accused of failing to "tell a straight story" over his contact with blogger Cameron Slater.

Beehive Live: PM on texts

PM releases text messages with WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater before the release of the "dirty politics" report this week.

Palmer sounds terror warning

Spy boss backs anti-terror law

Key claims confusion over texts

Key is fighting off accusations of lying, claiming confusion about his contact with Cameron Slater.

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