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Kiwi in the West Wing Christopher Liddell accused of ethics violation

March 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Kiwi in the West Wing Christopher Liddell accused of ethics violation

New Zealand businessman Christopher Liddell is at the centre of an ethics controversy at the White House, Politico reports. Matamata-born Liddell, a former Microsoft and General Motors executive, was appointed by US President Donald Trump as an assistant. But Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is accusing Liddell of potentially violating […]

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Kiwi man Sam Kerr killed in avalanche at ski resort in Japan

February 26, 2017 3:45 am
Kiwi man Sam Kerr killed in avalanche at ski resort in Japan

Kiwi Sam Kerr died in an avalanche in Japan. Photo / Givealittle A New Zealand ski guide has died after being swept away by an avalanche in Japan. Sam Kerr, 35, was reportedly snowboarding in an off-limits area at the Niseko ski resort in Kutchan, Hokkaido where he ran guided […]

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Mystery around the grisly discovery of Karen Ristevski continues to mount

February 24, 2017 4:00 pm
Mystery around the grisly discovery of Karen Ristevski continues to mount

A tracking device was removed or fell off Borce Ristevski’s car, which was fitted by police after his New Zealand-born wife Karen went missing. Ristevski’s badly decomposed body was found wedged between two logs on a property in Mount Macedon, about 60km northwest of Melbourne, on Monday, news.com.au reported. Since […]

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Kiwi caught in global paedophile ring – how it all unravelled

February 23, 2017 5:10 pm
Kiwi caught in global paedophile ring – how it all unravelled

The global paedophile ring that allegedly involved a 42-year-old Kiwi man was brought down by a simple photograph of a little boy getting a henna tattoo at a US zoo. The little boy was on holiday with two men who claimed to have adopted him from a Russian woman. They […]

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Kiwis injured in Sri Lanka crash scrap wedding, head home for ‘proper’ medical treatment

February 3, 2017 8:30 am
Kiwis injured in Sri Lanka crash scrap wedding, head home for ‘proper’ medical treatment

The crash happened on the main road to Kandy. Image / Google A group of Kiwis badly hurt in a Sri Lankan road crash have scrapped their wedding trip and are heading back to New Zealand for “proper” medical treatment. A family of six New Zealanders were travelling through Sri […]

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Kiwi scientists reveal the universe in glorious technicolour with incredible new images

October 27, 2016 2:30 am
Kiwi scientists reveal the universe in glorious technicolour with incredible new images

Kiwi scientists have helped reveal the universe in glorious technicolour, with incredible new images reflecting on one of the widest-ever radio wave surveys of space yet. The new survey, assisted by Victoria University researchers, has produced a new catalogue of 300,000 galaxies. The data behind the Galactic and Extragalactic All-sky […]

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Melbourne crime boss Omar Chaouk accidentally shot himself in the testicle

September 28, 2016 6:14 am
Melbourne crime boss Omar Chaouk accidentally shot himself in the testicle

Omar Chaouk thought he was going to die when he shot himself in the groin. Photo / Getty Images The son of a murdered Melbourne crime boss pulled down his pants and started crying when he thought he might die after he shot himself in the groin. A bullet grazed […]

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Amazing discovery as DNA detectives rewrite human history

September 22, 2016 5:50 am
Amazing discovery as DNA detectives rewrite human history

Massey University computational biologist Professor Murray Cox is part of a team of international scientists who have shed new light on the ancient movements of early man. Photo: File A Kiwi scientist has helped rewrite the early history of mankind with DNA detective work revealing a mysterious wave of journeying […]

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Couple from New Zealand sue Aussie medical professionals over daughter’s brain defect

September 17, 2016 6:00 am
Couple from New Zealand sue Aussie medical professionals over daughter’s brain defect

Regan Hooker with daughter Aria, who is now 2 years old. Photo / via Facebook • Regan Hooker and Wayne Ball’s daughter Aria was born with brain defect • Girl, 2, may never talk or walk and she has severe developmental issues• Parents claim doctors failed to spot she had condition […]

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Australia honoursNew Zealand commandos who waged guerrilla war in WWII

August 2, 2016 11:00 am
Australia honoursNew Zealand commandos who waged guerrilla war in WWII

Frank Wigzell and Major Rachael Stott at the memorial for New Zealand’s Special Commando Unit at Papakura. A forgotten World War II crack commando unit has been remembered in a special ceremony more than 70 years after its incredible behind-enemy-lines feats. There were 22 New Zealanders in the ultra-secret Z […]

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Man charged after Kiwi cyclist killed in crash in Melbourne

June 24, 2016 9:30 pm
Man charged after Kiwi cyclist killed in crash in Melbourne

A man has been charged over a crash that killed a cyclist in Melbourne. Photo / iStock A man has been charged over a crash that killed a cyclist in Melbourne. Police will allege the Fitzroy North man, 27, was driving a Holden Rodeo on Barkly Street in West Footscray […]

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Kidnappers in south Nigeria abduct three Australians, New Zealander

June 23, 2016 2:30 pm
Kidnappers in south Nigeria abduct three Australians, New Zealander

A New Zealander and at least two Australians have been kidnapped in southern Nigeria by gunmen who killed their driver. The trio are said to be contractors for cement company Lafarge Africa, Reuters reported. The group were attacked on the outskirts of Calabar in the early morning (about 4.30pm yesterday, […]

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Kiwi ex-cop in Nigeria tells of kidnapping attempt

7:30 am
Kiwi ex-cop in Nigeria tells of kidnapping attempt

Sandy Beckett is a former road policing boss. Photo / Amos Chapple A former road policing boss who has worked in Nigeria believes the workers taken hostage will likely be released as long as the ransom is paid. Sandy Beckett, the former head of Auckland’s road policing unit, worked around […]

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Family of Kiwi hit by train in Melbourne want to bring him home

May 15, 2016 2:30 am
Family of Kiwi hit by train in Melbourne want to bring him home

Jason Kahukiwa was struck by a commuter train about 11.45pm on Thursday. Photo / via GoFund/Me The family of a New Zealand man hit by a train last week in Melbourne have set up a fundraising page to bring his body home. Two men were tragically killed on a train […]

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Kiwis among tourists forced to jump from burning ship in Vietnam

May 8, 2016 11:37 am
Kiwis among tourists forced to jump from burning ship in Vietnam

Tourists, including a number of Kiwis, were forced to jump off a burning wooden ship docked in a popular bay in northern Vietnam. On Friday the Aphrodite Cruise ship, carrying 37 tourists from at least seven different countries including New Zealand, caught fire while docked in Ha Long Bay. Many […]

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