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Out of zone, in just 800m

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10:48 PM  Pay talks fail, leaving just one final option to try breach the impasse - the ERA.

Art for art's sake?

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David Seymour out of DWTS

The ACT leader has been eliminated from Dancing With The Stars NZ. Finally.


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    Trump's latest Twitter outburst has advocated undocumented immigrants be deported without trial.

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    Rocket Lab aims for Wednesday

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    First commercial launch pushed back again due to poor weather.

    IRD and MBIE staff to strike

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    Kiwi company saving Hollywood's day

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    Surveyor John Macfarlane takes a drone for a test flight.

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    Land surveyors no longer have to put their bodies on the line for work with the help of technology.


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    Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter plans to take her baby for trips around town in her baby buggy.

    Minister's homebirth

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    Bethenny Frankel gained fame on the reality TV series The Real Housewives Of New York.

    A former star of The Real Housewives of New York is all about self care and saying 'no'.

    Men dominate 'clean eating' posts

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    The strains of herpes implicated are exceptionally common, largely symptomless, and almost impossible to avoid. (File photo).

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    The strains of herpes implicated are exceptionally common, largely symptomless, and almost impossible to avoid.

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    One lucky Stuff member will win the $599 machine plus 50 coffee capsules.

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    The pastaria across the road

    Chef has granddad in mind

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    Is the idea completely bananas? East Coast growers don't think so.

    More M. bovis farms confirmed

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    Cruelty charges dropped for pig farmer

    No avocado relief in sight


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    David Seymour gets the boot, finally.

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    Kiwis are more interested in the tale of a family-owned cidery than the stars and their dancing.

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    In the four days we were at Sacha Lodge, we hit the jackpot in the monkey-spotting department.

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    It's not New Zealand. But we are not far off the top.

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    It had been 12 years between visits to the Spanish city - a place Nina Karnikowski had vowed never to return to.


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    Think electric vehicles are boring? Well, you just need to understand the true definition of 'vehicle'.

    Most car drivers are fearful

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    Yes, we're lucky: i3s is a premium price at $86k (plus we have a few options). But it's undeniably a premium product.

    No fossil fuel for us, thanks video

    LONG TERM TEST: We're commuting like we're in the future with the BMW i3s.

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    Steve Hansen says rugby is faster and the players are more powerful and that’s why these 'accidents' are happening. What bollocks.

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    It's time for New Zealanders to talk more openly about infertility.

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    Those struggling with infertility may find the fuss over the PM's baby difficult to deal with, writes a childless man.


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    Referee John Lacey runs a screen play that even Steven Adams would be proud of.

    OPINION: World Rugby needs to make five quick law changes for the betterment of the game, writes Ben Strang.

    Retallick out another week

    Star lock will miss Super Rugby's reload round, but the Chiefs will have star inside backs for Fiji game.

    Senegal's players celebrate a goal during the World Cup group phase.

    World Cup permutations video

    With just one round of group stage games left, we look at what each team needs to reach the knockout stages.


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    OPINION: Racist dictionary entry from the 1990s reminds us how far we've come.

    PM's baby: Media labours in vain

    Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford with her parents, Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford.

    OPINION: The PM's life-changing moment was made to appear No-Big-Deal for-a-Downunder.

    Seeing red over tech blues

    Computers can both help and hinder communication.

    Sometimes modern technology complicates our ability to understand each other.

    You can go your own way

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    OPINION: Different countries are not only finding their own voice on trade, but also on interest rates.

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    Stephanie Wilkinson says her "convictions" forced her to kick out Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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    Amelia Kerr is now a world record holder with the White Ferns.

     Amelia Kerr's record-breaking cricketing talents manifested on a quiet cul-de-sac in Tawa.

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    Look to the heavens and you might find Auckland's biggest waste of space.

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    Daisy Lee says migrants still live under the shadow of the Chinese Communist Party.

    They left China for political freedom but still fear the long arm of the Chinese government.

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    Sponsor quits Floating Foundation

    Craig Koning worked as an events promoter and DJ before founding his own charity.

    The seaborne charity's former supporters feel "let down" by its founder's treatment of women.

    Charity boat's crew abandon ship

    Founder of the Floating Foundation Craig Koning has been accused of creating an unsafe work environment for staff and ...

    Crew of charity ship come ashore on Waiheke Island after allegations of founder's bullying come to light.

    Charity boss held lives in his hands

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    OPINION: The crew and volunteers of the Floating Foundation aid missions saw Craig Koning as God. They said as much.

    Inquiry into seaborne charity

    Craig Koning, boss of the Floating Foundation, has been accused of bullying his crew and singling out young women for sex.

    The Floating Foundation's website has been taken down after bullying revelations, but founder Craig Koning will not confirm the charity's future.


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    A 9-year-old English bulldog takes the title at the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in California.

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    Indian bank left to pick up the dinner tab after rat sneaks into ATM and feasts on bills.


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    PM Jacinda Ardern has received a private congratulatory message from the Queen.

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    Jacinda Ardern releases second photo of her daughter, praising her midwife for her mac and cheese.

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    Adam Preston at Benedictine abbey Santa Maria de Montserrat.

    Adam Preston applied for a visa as a joke but Barcelona has become his favourite city in the world.

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    Checking out the street food in Vietnam is a must-do.

    With Chinese, French and Japanese influences, Vietnamese cuisine is deliciously eclectic.

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    Meet the intrepid couple aiming to aiming to draw attention to environmental concerns on their world tour.

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