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Lions tour: How Graham Henry would hit the Lions if still All Blacks coach - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:22
The All Blacks' set piece is pivotal to unleashing Beauden Barrett and it could be impossible for the Lions to defend, says Sir Graham Henry.

How to do Maldives on a budget - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:01
I've never snorkelled next to a turtle more interested in me, than I am of it. I couldn't get rid of it, not that I wanted to. I'd like to think we'd formed some sort of cross-species bond, but I suspect it was just using me to shade from the hot sun.

Internal docs on Labour intern scheme 'wishful thinking' - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:01
Leaked documents say unions were going to pay for Labour's botched intern scheme - but they disagree.

Great Barrier's 'exceptional' starry nights recognised with Dark Sky Sanctuary status - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:01
An off-the-grid Auckland island has been named an International Dark Sky Sanctuary â€“ the first island in the world to receive that status.

Danny Lee makes solid start to Travelers Championship - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:00
Danny Lee is at the right end of the leaderboard after the first round of the latest stop of the PGA Tour.

Christchurch 16-year-old charged with murdering Pierclaudio Raviola named - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:59
A 16-year-old charged with murdering a man who was found injured in a Christchurch car park has been named.

Tararua property razed in explosive inferno - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:58
A raging house fire at a Tararua property had neighbours ducking for cover when it exploded in a fireball "like a bomb".

Northland Tunnel earthquake-strengthening work delayed - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:56
Completion of earthquake-strengthening on the Northland Tunnel has been delayed.

Italy's Luna Rossa boss arrives in Bermuda to cheer on Team NZ in America's Cup final - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:55
Patrizio Bertelli, the boss of sidelined Italian syndicate Luna Rossa, will be in Bermuda for the resumption of the America's Cup match this weekend cheering for a Team New Zealand victory.

Proposed Edgecumbe flood stopbank leaves couple facing uncertain retirement - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:55
The Edgecumbe flood did more than wash away Rueben Cohen's home, it washed away his retirement. 

Why travel boosts your job prospects and makes you a better person - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:54
OPINION: There are times, often after checking my bank balance, when I wonder whether I've made the right life choices. 

What I learned from my nude portrait - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:53
When my editor emailed me the release for Art Series Hotel Group's 'No Robe' campaign, I typed 'WTF', pressed send and thought the issue settled.

Australian senator breastfeeds baby while moves a motion in parliament - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:53
Greens senator Larissa Waters has made history once again, breastfeeding her baby while making a speech in the Australian parliament.

8 things you're definitely forgetting to clean - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:53
A spring clean often happens in autumn at my house, and I'm not sure if that means I am very late getting around to it, or really early. I prefer to say early.

Questions answered for Edgecumbe flood victims - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:52
Many questions have been asked since Edgecumbe's April floods and now residents at least some answers to those.

Interior inspiration of the week - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:51
Instagrammers of little NZ, this is just a quick note to say we're proud of you.

Quiz: Test your sports knowledge - June 23 - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:50
Sports Quiz - June 23

Robyn Malcolm talks feud with Peter Jackson over actors' pay on Hobbit films - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:47
Robyn Malcolm says her feud with the producers of The Hobbit "a nasty and embarrassing moment in New Zealand history."

Speeding Lions fan clocked at 145kmh in South Canterbury - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:54
A heavy-footed Lions' fan's vehicle was clocked travelling at 145kmh through South Canterbury.

Tips if you're 50+ and heading for the ski slopes - Top Stories - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:45
Years ago the decision to take up skiing or snowboarding in your fifth decade could have resulted in some serious concerns about your mental state. But now adventurous activities are the new normal in the fifty-plus age demographic.
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