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Lions tour: To a man, Lions confident of breaking All Blacks' formidable Eden Park record - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:54
So many factors swing test matches but perhaps the one most stacked against the Lions on Saturday they appear bullish about overcoming.

Lots of blame, but no one willing to accept responsibility for Christie Marceau's death - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:52
OPINION: It took Akshay Chand less than four minutes to leave his home and be at Christie Marceau's doorstep on November 7, 2011.

New York man marches into record books with lawnmower on his chin - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:51
Pushing a running electric lawnmower for 71 metres is not a difficult thing to do, but try doing that distance not pushing it, but balancing it on your chin.

West Coaster not guilty of second assault on man hours before suspected suicide - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:44
A West Coast man has been acquitted for his alleged role in a second group assault on another man in the hours leading up to the victim's suspected suicide.

Two robberies in Dunedin in an hour - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:43
Robbers have held up two Dunedin stores – a central city antique shop and a suburban dairy – within an hour, with at least one offender on the run. 

At Glastonbury, Johnny Depp asks about assassinating a president - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:39
Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president.

Wellingtonians taking part in 'virtual' solar and battery power plant trial - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:36
Wellingtonians are the test subjects for a 'virtual power plant' that can be used to help their neighbours in the event of a natural disaster.

Razor-laced tennis balls at Hamilton dog park - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:32
Tennis balls containing razor blades have been found at Day's Park, an off lead dog-exercising area in Hamilton.

Kiwi seriously injured in London mugging - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:31
A vicious attack on a Kiwi in London has left him seriously injured and struggling to get back to New Zealand.

New Plymouth's last video store is here to stay - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:08
Despite a drop in the DVD rental business the owner of New Plymouth's one remaining video store, Sam Bansal, wants to point out his shop is most definitely not closing.

The Warehouse Blenheim slammed for dumping 'brand new' sheets - right next to a linen charity - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:33
A store known for slashing prices has been found slashing sheets and dumping them in a skip just metres from a secondhand charity store in need of linen.

20 things that will shock first time visitors to Dubai - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:20
Dubai: it's big and brash, flashy and ostentatious. It's a super-car traffic jam on a big-city street. It's a $1000 bottle of champagne when a cheap sparkling would do.

Lop-sided results undermine first year of national netball premiership - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:18
For the first time since 2007, New Zealand netballers are playing in their own domestic competition, but has season one been a success? Brendon Egan reports.

$50,000 funding to consider return of Christchurch-Invercargill passenger train service - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:15
A Christchurch to Invercargill passenger-train service is a step closer to making a historic comeback..

10 questions you should ask your doctor on your next visit - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:13
Getting in to see a doctor takes time. Getting the most out of your doctor's time takes something more: an inquisitive approach.

Daughter's debt to lender-parents has $14,000 costs added to $367,000 - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:12
The daughter who borrowed $367,000 from her parents, then didn't pay the money back, has had another $14,000 for legal costs added to the bill.

Torcedor runs well at Royal Ascot for Kiwi owners - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:11
A galloper with a strong Kiwi connection has run well at Royal Ascot.
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