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Painted rocks craze helping six-year-old boy in his cancer journey - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:43
Painted rocks are changing the life of a cancer-stricken Auckland boy.

Trump blames both sides for Virginia clashes - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:42
US President Donald Trump says counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and many injured.

Bledisloe Cup renamed Schapelle Corby Cup in Australia - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:40
Australians are likening the Bledisloe Cup to drugs smuggler Schapelle Corby.

Forget the 'type' more likely to be cheated on - honestly, we all are - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:34
OPINION: Who is likely to cheat on their partner? Can it be predicted?

US rapper Schoolboy Q to headline Rhythm and Vines lineup - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:33
US rapper Schoolboy Q will headline the 2017 Rhythm and Vines festival.

It makes business sense to get women and younger people in top roles - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:26
Business leaders are being told they must drive the change if they want to see more women at the top of the infrastructure and finance sectors.

Spark chief executive Simon Moutter​ said, over his 30-year career, he had seen more diversity of gender and age in the telecommunications sector.

But for change to take place, it has to come from the top, he said.

"The culture of the organisation largely reflects the attitudes of the senior people," Moutter said.

Man, woman, gay: Italian hotel lambasted over toilet signs - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:26
An Italian hotel has been lambasted for having a separate toilet for gay people.

Money Week live chat with David Boyle - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:21
We're in the middle of Money Week, and we're putting your money questions to David Boyle from the Commission for Financial Capability.

Aussie foreign minister says she won't be able to build trust with a NZ Labour government after citizenship row - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:17
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern said she did not formally apologise to the Australian High Commissioner after the party was accused of digging dirt on Australia's deputy prime minister. 

White Ferns captain Suzie Bates belts England T20 competition's maiden ton - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:11
White Ferns captain Suzie Bates has delivered a batting masterclass racking up one of the most dominant displays seen in women's Twenty20 cricket.

Logan Lucky: Adam Driver on making martinis and meatloaf - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:07
While most Americans' summer breaks are winding down, Adam Driver's just hunkering down for his.

Bid to end free meals for Hutt councillors ends in farce - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:01
It was supposed to be a meeting where Lower Hutt councillors would come together to agree on a new code of conduct and call time on free meals.

Falling tree kills 12 at Portugal festival - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:57
A huge tree has crashed down on a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira, killing 12 people and injuring 52 others.

BMW's fastest road car is probably not the one you're thinking of - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:47
Which BMW model do you reckon has bragging rights as being the fastest road-car ever produced by the marque?

Labor Senator's chief of staff sparked NZ Labour's questioning of Barnaby Joyce - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:41
A former New Zealand Labour Party insider now in a senior role in Australian politics is alleged to be behind attempts to bring down the Australian government.

Toruk: Cirque Du Soleil's Avatar-inspired show ready to wow Kiwi audiences - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:40
It's more famous for acrobatic feats of marvel than for parading blue-skinned performers.

Former Prime Minister John Key says Labour did the right thing making Jacinda Ardern leader - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:37
Former Prime Minister John Key says Labour made the right call making Jacinda Ardern leader because people vote for politicians they like. 

Taylor Swift's powerful win is a reminder that all women deserve better - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:36
OPINION: In a victory for survivors of sexual harassment and abuse everywhere, pop star Taylor Swift has been awarded $US1 ($1.38) in damages after successfully counter-suing a former radio DJ who assaulted her four years ago.

Allure magazine bans the word 'anti-ageing,' will it change anything? - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:35
While the fashion industry is wont to use cutesy, inoffensive (yet often really quite offensive) terms to describe people that sit outside of their prescribed norm – "curvy", "exotic" etc. – the beauty industry calls it like it is.

Cow killed and car damaged in crash on State Highway - Top Stories - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:33
A cow is dead and a car badly damaged after a crash just minutes after police were alerted to wandering stock. 
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