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Bank of New Zealand CEO Dan Huggins talks his return to NZ and taking on the role amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Video / NZ Herald

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Police arrested 13 suspects and detained dozens of others in the lynching of a Sri Lankan employee at a sports equipment factory in eastern Pakistan, officials said on Saturday. A ... Read more »

Live: Bathurst 1000 watch along with The Alternative Commentary Collective

Join The Alternative Commentary Collective for the biggest day of motorsport action on the calendar – The Repco Bathurst 1000, live from Mt Panorama. With the field stacked with Kiwi’s ... Read more »

Bomb squad called after WWII munition becomes lodged inside UK man

Warning: Graphic details A UK man sparked a bomb-squad callout when he presented to an accident and emergency clinic with a potentially explosive medical complaint. The unnamed man arrived at ... Read more »

Covid-19: No new cases in Hawke's Bay as positive cases continue to isolate in Wairoa

There are no new community cases of Covid-19 in Hawke’s Bay as two positive cases continue to isolate in the Wairoa District. The Ministry of Health reported 106 new community ... Read more »

Western Bay of Plenty District Council: New liquefaction maps available online

All Western Bay of Plenty residents can now access new liquefaction maps online. The maps are available on the Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s website and show where ground ... Read more »

Pregnant mum told she can't see her private obstetrician because she is unvaccinated

A pregnant mother claims she has been told by a private obstetrician she will not longer be cared for by the clinic because she is not vaccinated. According to the ... Read more »

The only surviving Christmas Parade of Northland boosts vaccination

Hana Kōkō managed to sneak into the red light system of Northland at the only surviving Christmas parade in the region this year. Fun tamariki and rangatahi activities, from 10-pin ... Read more »

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: No new cases in Bay of Plenty and Lakes, new 'high risk' locations of interest

There are no new Covid-19 community cases today in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes District Health Board regions. However, three “high risk” locations of interest in the Bay of ... Read more »

Covid 19 Delta: Up to 100,000 waiting on vaccine passes - Chris Hipkins

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says up to 100,000 people are being given exemptions as they wait for their vaccine passes. Speaking to Q+A’s Jack Tame, Hipkins said more than ... Read more »

Crypto crash: $570 billion wiped off market cap after major sell-off over regulation fears

Cryptocurrency has been battered in a brutal 24-hour period, with some coins recording falls as sharp as 20 per cent of their overall value. On Friday AEDT, the overall market ... Read more »

Covid-19 Delta variant: 106 cases today as virus reaches Whanganui

There are 106 new cases of Covid-19 today, bringing an end to what had been a rare two-day streak of announcements in which the cases were only in the double ... Read more »

Bay of Plenty new locations of interest, two 'high risk'

Two “high risk” locations of interest in the Bay of Plenty have been announced by the Ministry of Health this weekend. Anyone who was at Blackberry Eatery Fashion Island Pāpāmoa ... Read more »

Mum shows what it's like to have a night nanny for your baby

A US mum has copped backlash for having a night nanny look after her baby while she has “mum time” and relaxes. Brittant Knight took to social media to show ... Read more »

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: First locations of interest in relation to community case

The first locations of interest in relation to the first Covid-19 Delta case in Whanganui have been revealed. They are a dairy in Castlecliff – the Polson St Foodmarket – ... Read more »

Football: Chelsea stunned by West Ham while Burnley fall to Newcastle in English Premier League

Newcastle finally has a win in the Premier League, 15 games into the season and at the expense of Chris Wood’s Burnley. In a battle between competition strugglers, Newcastle forward ... Read more »

Covid-19 Delta variant: Anxiety in Whanganui despite plummeting case numbers nationwide

Whanganui remains on edge today, with its first known case of the Covid-19 Delta variant now official, as the nation waits to see if it will have a third consecutive ... Read more »

Football: Man City goes top of English Premier League after Chelsea loses at West Ham

Defending champion Manchester City is on top of the English Premier League for the first time this season. And if Pep Guardiola’s team keeps playing like this, it could be ... Read more »

How Sex and the City changed TV as we knew it

Twenty-three years ago, a show about four fashionable women living in New York City burst on to our screens – and everything changed. It was the series that bravely went ... Read more »

Republican blasted over gun Christmas picture after Michigan school shooting

An American politician has been blasted after posting a Christmas card style photo with his heavily armed family just days after four teenagers were killed in a school shooting. Republican ... Read more »

National leader Christopher Luxon 'big fan' of raising minimum wage, while economy growing

National’s new leader Christopher Luxon says he is a “big fan” of raising the minimum wage, as long as the economy is growing enough to sustain it. In April Luxon ... Read more »

The best short walks in Nelson's Golden Bay

Peter Dragicevich bites off just as much as he can chew, with easy walking tracks at the top of the South. If you have big plans for getting active this ... Read more »

New boat to double Bay of Islands Coastguard's rescue capability

Bay of Islands Coastguard has doubled its rescue capacity with a new boat at Paihia wharf as the volunteer group gears up for what’s expected to be a busy summer. ... Read more »

Original Kickstarter campaign for Allbirds

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US intelligence warns Russia preparing for new Ukraine invasion

US intelligence officials have determined that Russia is planning for a possible major military offensive in Ukraine that could begin in the new year. The new intelligence suggests that Russia ... Read more »

Motorsport: Bathurst 1000 - starting grid, start time, live streaming and how to watch

The great race on Mount Panorama is finally here. Usually held in October, the Bathurst 1000 has been pushed back a couple of months due to the effect Covid-19 has ... Read more »

Covid 19 coronavirus: Omicron variant 'may signal the end of Covid', suggests South African health expert

Health experts in South Africa, where the new Omicron Covid variant was first identified, have expressed hope that a massive surge in infections throughout their country will not be matched ... Read more »

Mum shows what it's like to have a night doula for your baby

Mum shows what it’s like to have a night doula for your baby. Source / Twitter Read more »

Decades-old doll's house returned after being mistakenly given away

By Michelle Cooke of RNZ A doll’s house built in secret by World War II pilots has been returned after it was mistakenly given away. RNZ reported yesterday how Rachel ... Read more »

Sir Ian Taylor: All the tech missteps in the Government's Covid response

Prime Minister, I understand that Minister Hipkins has a lot on his plate as the Covid Response Minister and that probably explains why I have yet to receive the response ... Read more »

Infertile woman cares for dolls to fulfil dream of becoming a mother

An infertile woman in Poland has found an alternative way to become a mother, by caring for fake babies as her own children. Reborn doll collector Marta shared her story ... Read more »

Sir Ian Taylor: All the tech missteps in the Govt's Covid response

Prime Minister, I understand that Minister Hipkins has a lot on his plate as the Covid Response Minister and that probably explains why I have yet to receive the response ... Read more »

Kiwi brothers raise huge amount on Kickstarter for wool-based runners

Kiwi brothers raise huge amount on Kickstarter for wool-based runners. Read more »

Woman finds out she's pregnant 50 minutes before giving birth

A young mum has opened up about how she gave birth just 50 minutes after finding out she was pregnant, in a case she deems a miracle. Hannah Violet took ... Read more »

Covid 19 Brazil: President Jair Bolsonaro investigated for linking vaccine and AIDS

A justice of Brazil’s top court ordered President Jair Bolsonaro be investigated for comments linking Covid-19 vaccines to AIDS — an assertion rejected by doctors and scientists. Supreme Court Justice ... Read more »

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Brazil's Bolsonaro investigated for linking vaccine and AIDS

A justice of Brazil’s top court ordered President Jair Bolsonaro be investigated for comments linking Covid-19 vaccines to AIDS — an assertion rejected by doctors and scientists. Supreme Court Justice ... Read more »

Festival promoting all things sport, play and recreation

Local clubs and organisations are being invited to take part in a festival to be held early next year. The Everyone Active festival is being held by Sports Manawatu at ... Read more »

Courses helping job seekers get new skills

Tararua REAP has been working with industry training providers to offer local courses which can help people who are unemployed or just looking for a change to learn new skills. ... Read more »

Five great reasons to visit the Mighty Waikato

When Hamilton and Waikato Tourism launched The Mighty Waikato brand two years ago, it was a genius move. Waikato was often viewed as only Hamilton and surrounding farmland but it ... Read more »

Oh baby: A 24-year-old supermum who has 21 babies reveals how it became possible

A supermum aged 24 has revealed how she has 21 babies, and says she wants to have more than 100 children. Kristina Ozturk from Georgia has nearly 200,000 followers on ... Read more »

Spotify removes many comedians' work from streaming platform over royalties dispute

Jim Gaffigan performs onstage during the 15th Annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit at Alice Tully Hall presented by Bob Woodruff Foundation and NY Comedy Festival on Nov. 8, 2021, ... Read more »
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