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  1. | Indisputable: Lions a class apart in SARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    The quarter-finals of Vodacom Super Rugby 2016 only underlined just how superior the Lions have been to any other South African team in both playing style and performance. While they advanced to the semis with a pleasing bit to spare from their Highveld contest with seven-time champions the Crusaders , compatriots the Sharks and Stormers were blown rather violently out of the water by other New Zealand powerhouses the Hurricanes and Chiefs respectively.


  2. A barbecue unleashes my inner caveman ... except in Scotland where my sausage gets soggyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    These are the moments in human history that set man against the elements - especially when that man is Scottish and the weather has earlier in the week/day/hour suggested the smoky sublimity of a big BBQ banquet. Whenever I think of a Bishopbriggs BBQ the James Taylor Classic "Fire and Rain" is on a constant loop.


  3. Archaeologists lift old anchor and not-so-old purse from Wellington HarbourRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An audible gasp rang out as the tip of a barnacle-clad anchor broke the surface of Wellington Harbour yesterday. Hauled up by the historic floating crane, Hikitia, the 4.5 metre-long anchor rose from beside Queens Wharf on Saturday, rusted chain in tow.


  4. Lions prevent Kiwi sweep of Super Rugby quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " South Africa's Lions continued their evolution from easybeats to potential champions when they defeated the seven-time champion Crusaders 40-25 to stop a New Zealand sweep of Super Rugby's quarterfinals. While South Africa's other quarterfinalists, the Sharks and Stormers, made ignominious exits in matches against New Zealand teams, the Lions have delivered a Super Rugby semifinal to Johannesburg's Ellis Park for the first time.


  5. Former New Plymouth police area commander looking forward to celebrating 75 years of women in policeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Former police New Plymouth area commander Inspector Anne Knox goes through her old photo album ahead of Monday's 75 Years of Women in Police celebrations in Taranaki. Anne Knox had every opportunity to rise through the ranks when she joined New Zealand's police service and she seized the chance.


  6. Rugby: Highlanders ready for repeat successRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    As soon as the Highlanders knew they were travelling from Sydney to Johannesburg for their semifinal, rather than the comforts of home in Dunedin, the social media posts started. First-five Lima Sopoaga posted on Twitter: "Africa it is", with associated smiley emoji.


  7. Troopers marching team holds fundraising events to attend national competitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    So when she was invited to join a leisure marching team for older ladies in 1998 she grasped it with both hands and has never looked back. "I was never a marcher.


  8. Snow falling in the SouthRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Heavy snow is falling in parts of the South as a polar blast slowly makes its way up the country. Motorists are being advised to take extra care on State Highway 87 from Outram to Middlemarch and State Highway 8 between Tarras and Omarama due to snow, along with State Highway 96 from Nightcap to Ohai.


  9. Alex Casey: What to watch at the NZ International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland is currently in the throes of the New Zealand International Film Festival , and the symptoms are starting to show. You can see punters shuffling between cinemas, eyes red from a potent combination of tears, laughter, tiredness and an air thick with salty popcorn dust.


  10. Wild weather for parts of NZRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    As the school holidays draw to a close holidaymakers are being warned to take care on the roads over the next 36 hours, with severe weather warnings in place for much of the country. One of the worst hit areas today has been the Kapiti Coast, with heavy rain and a high tides hammering coastal areas, said meteorologist April Clark from Metservice.


  11. Hells Angels visit Parliament Buildings in Ottawa during Canada RunRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Fearsome Hells Angels largely seemed to play tourist in the capital Saturday, with dozens of bikers heading for the Hill for photos and to gawk at the Parliament buildings. Police had said they expected the 500 or more Angels to be on their best behaviour for the mandatory meeting taking place in nearby Carlsbad.


  12. Hurricanes dominant Super Rugby favourites as Chiefs venture to capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    The Chiefs become the third New Zealand side into the Super Rugby finals with a 60-21 thrashing of the Stormers in Cape Town. Despite an injury cloud over their captain, the Hurricanes have been installed clear favourites to win their first Super Rugby title as the confident Chiefs prepare to hit Wellington for a semifinal.


  13. Chiefs blow away StormersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    The Chiefs secure a Super Rugby semi-final against the Hurricanes with a crushing eight-try 60-21 win over the Stormers on Saturday. The Waikato side, who became the third New Zealand side to book a place in the final four, now travel home to meet the top-ranked Hurricanes in Wellington next weekend.


  14. How the Super Rugby semi-finals have shaped upRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The dream of a pair of all-Kiwi semifinals has been denied but there still appears a good chance a New Zealand side will eventually claim the Super Rugby title. After the Crusaders and Chiefs experienced mixed fortunes in South Africa overnight, the semifinals have been set for the debut season of the expanded competition.


  15. Hurricanes to host Chiefs, Highlanders to Africa in Super Rugby semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    A grinning Damian McKenzie doesn't need directions as he races towards the tryline during the Chiefs' 60-point thrashing of the Stormers. The Chiefs will return to New Zealand for a blockbuster in Wellington while the Highlanders begin the long haul to South Africa in Super Rugby's semifinals.


  16. Vietnam travel: finding peace with the songbirds of Saigon in Ho Chi Minh CityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Ho Chi Minh City is normally about heat and noise, but the city's songbirds provide peaceful respite from the chaos. The "birdmen" of Ho Chi Minh City relax with a coffee or tea while their birds learn new songs - but they're protective when they need to be.


  17. Kiwi Life: From New York to WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    What inspired your move, and how long have you been here? Victoria University was looking for an associate professor of marketing in 2011. My research collaborator is from New Zealand, and he highly recommended both Wellington and the Victoria Business School.


  18. Edinburgh in a day: A quick family visit to ScotlandRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    We were three families with a single free day in Scotland. Scotland had highlands, lowlands, lochs, firths, castles and abbeys by the dozen, haggis and bagpipes, tweeds and sheep, golf and the ghost of Mary, Queen of Scots.


  19. Brace yourselves - it's going to be wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Brace yourselves - it's going to be a wild and windy week New Zealand. Hawke's Bay Today photograph by Warren Buckland.


  20. BP - New BPMe appRead the original story

    Yesterday | Geekzone

    BP launch their new BPMe app on Monday, so you can pay for fuel in your car. You will still need to hop out of the car to put the fuel in though.