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Award boost for high-end NZ tourism

Award boost for high-end NZ tourism

New Zealand's recognition as a luxury destination by Chinese travellers will boost the country's profile as a "high-quality visitor destination", a tourism industry head says.

Driving dogs heading for Top Gear slot

Driving dogs heading for Top Gear slot

The BBC car show Top Gear is coming to New Zealand to film our world-famous driving dogs.

Morgan offers $5 for every cat killed

Morgan offers $5 for every cat killed

Environmentalist Gareth Morgan has offered to donate $5 to the SPCA for every homeless cat they put down.

Tributes for Kiwi killed in London

Tributes for Kiwi killed in London

The family of the New Zealander killed when a hoarding fell on him while he was walking in London have paid tribute to the well-loved man, and say they are struggling to come to terms with his sudden death.

Quad bike crash girl expected home today

A 6-year-old girl hurt in a quad bike accident at Waimarama earlier this month is expected to return to Hawkes Bay today.

Reserve Bank leaves OCR unchanged

The Reserve Bank has left its official cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent, which was in line with market expectations, but said it was watching house price inflation closely.

Burnt body found in Auckland

Counties Manukau Police have confirmed a body was found on fire in long grass south of Auckland this morning.

Hot weather to continue around NZ

The country will continue to swelter, as temperatures in some areas reach at least 30C today.

TV host in war over Facebook ads

TV host in war over Facebook ads

TV3 presenter Rachel Smalley is on a crusade to remove photographs of herself and other New Zealand stars from weight-loss adverts on Facebook that they did not endorse.

Web inventor says internet should be free

Web inventor says internet should be free

People using file-sharing websites should be given the chance to do the right thing and pay for what they're using, the inventor of the worldwide web says.

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