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Crackdown on drone dangers

Aviation authorities are mounting an unprecedented crackdown on drone operators, with three fined in safety scares.

Love propels dad through rough seas

5:00am A Bay of Plenty father swam 12.5km through choppy ocean yesterday to raise money to send his son to the US for life-changing surgery.

Refugee in Saudi pleads for help

5:00am A Saudi refugee who suddenly left the country last year amid allegations he'd been abducted by state agents has made contact with friends in Christchurch pleading for help.

Freedom to camp

'A myth that young tourists are stingy'

Our relationship with the tourism industry is fraught: we need their money, but we love to complain about them.

Bodybuilder 'doing it clean'

Jail was 'the most frightening thing ever'

Bodybuilder Dylan Stephens, jailed after taking steroids and ecstasy, reveals how his life fell apart.

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