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Paolo Guerrero to lead Peru against All Whites in World Cup qualifiers - Top Stories - 1 hour 7 min ago
All-time leading goal-scorer Paolo Guerrero will spearhead Peru's attack, overcoming an injury scare to be included in the squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against the All Whites.

South Korea says Winter Olympics 'will be safe' amid tensions with North Korea - Top Stories - 1 hour 9 min ago
South Korea's foreign ministry stressed the Pyeongchang Olympics will be safe from North Korean provocations in a briefing to diplomats and executives at foreign companies in the country, as concerns persist over tensions with the North.

Shane Cortese's son reunited with iPad after being robbed by gang member - Top Stories - 1 hour 16 min ago
Kiwi actor Shane Cortese's son has been reunited with his iPad after he was robbed of it on an Auckland train.

Brendon Hartley 14th quickest in US Grand Prix practice session - Top Stories - 1 hour 19 min ago
Brendon Hartley is driving like he belongs in Formula 1.

One dead after single-vehicle crash near Burnham - Top Stories - 1 hour 27 min ago
One person has died in a crash overnight on State Highway 1, near Burnham, south of Christchurch.

Robbers armed with axe and hammer rob Domino's Pizza in Hamilton - Top Stories - 1 hour 30 min ago
Armed robbers wearing balaclavas have stormed a Hamilton pizza store..

Evoking slain son, John Kelly defends Donald Trump on condolence calls - Top Stories - 1 hour 45 min ago
He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to an Air Force base in Delaware in the US.

Melbourne Victory salvage A-League draw with Adelaide United - Top Stories - 1 hour 52 min ago
Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory have shared the points in a thrilling, sometimes bruising 2-2 A-League draw at Adelaide Oval.

How the Labour-NZ First-Greens deal compares to previous coalitions - Top Stories - 2 hours 24 min ago
NZ First will take four seats out of 20 around the Cabinet table in the coalition deal with Labour, announced on Thursday

US company in talks to conduct private search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - Top Stories - 3 hours 11 min ago
A US company is negotiating to conduct a private search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, after three governments failed in a three-year, US$160 million (NZ$230m) effort.

Two fatal crashes as Labour Weekend starts with tragedy - Top Stories - 3 hours 11 min ago
Labour Weekend is off to a tragic start following two fatal crashes.

Cold Feet's Hermione Norris: 'We never stop feeling insecure' - Top Stories - 3 hours 34 min ago
In the new series of the perennially popular British drama, Cold Feet, Karen (played by Hermione Norris) has thus far had an awful lot on her plate. But I warn you, things are only going to get worse for her from here.

Jeremy Elwood & Michele A'Court: We need to listen to women - Top Stories - 3 hours 34 min ago
OPINION: Husband-and-wife comedians and commentators Jeremy Elwood and Michele A'Court give their views.

KFC started following the Spice Girls - and a few Herbs - for a hilarious reason - Top Stories - 3 hours 55 min ago
KFC's Twitter account carries a subtle message that has gone undiscovered until now.

Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds - Top Stories - 4 hours 27 min ago
Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South America.

Duncan Garner: The accidental prime minister and the Utopian expectations - Top Stories - 5 hours 34 min ago
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern has 100 breakneck days to show New Zealand voters her Government is no accident, or accident waiting to happen.

All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane on living at home, family and test footy - Top Stories - 5 hours 34 min ago
As Rieko Ioane slowly lowered his muscular frame into a sofa at the Marriott Hotel in Brisbane, it was difficult to resist doing some mental arithmetic.

Get ready for the Jacinda Ardern honeymoon - Top Stories - 5 hours 34 min ago
OPINION: Look out for the Jacinda Ardern honeymoon. If the campaign is anything to go by, it will be an extended one.

Mike O'Donnell: Uber –putting out the fire with gasoline - Top Stories - 5 hours 34 min ago
OPINION: Thirty-four years ago David Bowie put out his 18th studio album Let's Dance.

Remember when Holden cars were built in New Zealand? - Top Stories - 5 hours 34 min ago
On Friday when Holden shut down its assembly plant in the Adelaide suburb of Elizabeth, the closure marked the end of motor vehicle assembly in Australia for good.
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