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  • Gunman kills three at potluck dinner

    A 70-year-old man showed up for a US church’s potluck dinner, pulled out a handgun and fatally shot three of the elderly participants, one of whom died in his wife’s arms as she whispered words of love in his ear.

  • Clinical Crusaders KO Blues

    The red and black dynasty reigns supreme — again. Six titles in six years. Thirteen in total. This one is sure to leave lingering scars for the Blues, too.

  • Why a divorce can be good for the children

    Bridgette Jackson is a Kiwi mum of four who went through “a very high-conflict divorce” that “cost half-a-million dollars and took five years to settle”.

  • ‘I might get to see my kids grow up’

    In January 2021, Lanette Davy received the news she had been dreading. Having been first diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2019, and then given the all-clear at the end of the year after a round of chemotherapy, she was told that it had returned in a far more aggressive way.

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  • A ZEN EXPERIENCE

    Standing proud on a large, elevated corner site in Army Bay with sweeping Pacific Ocean views, 51 Pacific Parade was completed in 2005 to a design by Auckland architect Gerrad Hall who won a 2007 New Zealand Institute of Architects award for his work on it.

  • Argyll awesome

    The red-hot run of form for the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal training partnership continued at Te Rapa yesterday when stable runner Argyll won Waikato Steeplechase (3900m).

  • Clinical Crusaders KO Blues

    The red and black dynasty reigns supreme — again. Six titles in six years. Thirteen in total. This one is sure to leave lingering scars for the Blues, too.

  • Nats boost lead over Labour in latest poll

    National has extended its lead over Labour in the latest Taxpayers’ Union-Curia poll, scoring 37.4 per cent, up 0.6 points from last month’s survey.

  • Sick man walks out on hospital

    Astroke victim who was driven hundreds of kilometres to get medical help after facing a nine-hour wait to see a doctor at Waikato Hospital’s emergency department has received an apology from a hospital manager.

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    They remember the terrorist as someone who found joy in this country to which he had escaped....

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