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    From girl to boy and back again: 'Everyone is different'

    From girl to boy and back again: 'Everyone is different'


    Some people call it "transgender regret". When you change from one gender to another and then feel, somehow, you've made a mistake. Others call it "detransitioning" or a "reversal". Zahra Cooper calls...

    Some people call it "transgender regret". When you change from one gender to another and then feel, somehow, you've made a mistake. Others call it "detransitioning" or a "reversal". Zahra Cooper calls ...
    Team NZ topple key rivals

    Team NZ topple key rivals


    Team New Zealand have impressed in their first showdown on the water in Bermuda, beating America's Cup pace-setters Artemis in an official practice race today. After launching their America's Cup Class...

    Team New Zealand have impressed in their first showdown on the water in Bermuda, beating America's Cup pace-setters Artemis in an official practice race today. After launching their America's Cup Class ...
    Family mourn 'popular, wonderful father'

    Family mourn 'popular, wonderful father'


    The heartbroken mother of Kiwi dad Beau St George, killed in a car crash in France on Thursday, has opened up about the death of her popular son. Liz St George told the Herald her family is devastated...

    The heartbroken mother of Kiwi dad Beau St George, killed in a car crash in France on Thursday, has opened up about the death of her popular son. Liz St George told the Herald her family is devastated ...
    Rising star could be poached by ABs

    Rising star could be poached by ABs


    Rising star Tyrel Lomax has a huge decision to make. We can reveal that the Melbourne Rebels prop, son of former Kiwis league enforcer John Lomax, has been contacted by the All Blacks to play in New...

    Rising star Tyrel Lomax has a huge decision to make. We can reveal that the Melbourne Rebels prop, son of former Kiwis league enforcer John Lomax, has been contacted by the All Blacks to play in New ...

    Night they thought they'd found Maddie


    Investigators hunting for Madeleine McCann were so convinced they had found her that a plane had its engine running in preparation to collect the missing girl. It is one of two heartbreakingly near-misses...

    Investigators hunting for Madeleine McCann were so convinced they had found her that a plane had its engine running in preparation to collect the missing girl. It is one of two heartbreakingly near-misses ...

    Body found in Whakatane River


    Police have recovered the body of a 83-year-old woman from the Whakatane River near Pekatahi. The body was located at 9am while Police were searching the riverbank area following reports of someone being...

    Police have recovered the body of a 83-year-old woman from the Whakatane River near Pekatahi. The body was located at 9am while Police were searching the riverbank area following reports of someone being ...

    Man admits killing pregnant TV chef


    A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to murdering a former Food Network contestant, her husband and their unborn child, whose dismembered remains were discovered burned in a wood stove near their property. Robert...

    A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to murdering a former Food Network contestant, her husband and their unborn child, whose dismembered remains were discovered burned in a wood stove near their property. Robert ...

    North Korea tests ballistic missile


    North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early today from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported. "North Korea fired an unidentified missile from a site in the vicinity...

    North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early today from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported. "North Korea fired an unidentified missile from a site in the vicinity ...

    Car hackers reveal easy way to steal BMW


    Doing little more than holding a bag up to the front door of a house, this is a thief stealing a BMW. Days after a Mercedes was said to have been taken in a similar way, the £60,000 ($113,183 NZD) BMW...

    Doing little more than holding a bag up to the front door of a house, this is a thief stealing a BMW. Days after a Mercedes was said to have been taken in a similar way, the £60,000 ($113,183 NZD) BMW ...

    Jetstar hits back at 'worst airline' claim


    Low-cost carrier Jetstar has hit back at claims it is the worst airline in the world and said the findings research by consumer watchdog Choice had no credibility. Data compiled by 11 consumer groups...

    Low-cost carrier Jetstar has hit back at claims it is the worst airline in the world and said the findings research by consumer watchdog Choice had no credibility. Data compiled by 11 consumer groups ...

    CCTV shows serial rapist stalking victim


    WARNING: GRAPHIC This is the chilling moment a serial sex beast lurked in the shadows moments before pouncing on his victim - just hours before he married Harry Kane's pregnant cousin. Disturbing footage...

    WARNING: GRAPHIC This is the chilling moment a serial sex beast lurked in the shadows moments before pouncing on his victim - just hours before he married Harry Kane's pregnant cousin. Disturbing footage ...

    Lewis: Parker suffers in credibility


    English boxer Hughie Fury has done WBO champion Joseph Parker far more harm by pulling out of their fight than if he'd gone through with it. Fury, acne scars, alleged back injury, connection with oddball...

    English boxer Hughie Fury has done WBO champion Joseph Parker far more harm by pulling out of their fight than if he'd gone through with it. Fury, acne scars, alleged back injury, connection with oddball ...

    Festival becomes 'Hunger Games for rich'


    It was supposed to be the most glamorous event of the year, with all the selfie opportunities and flower-crowns a young, gym-bodied social media influencer could dream of. But Fyre Festival, an elite...

    It was supposed to be the most glamorous event of the year, with all the selfie opportunities and flower-crowns a young, gym-bodied social media influencer could dream of. But Fyre Festival, an elite ...

    Who are Pippa Middleton's new in-laws?


    Panicking about the table plan, fretting over the final dress fitting, obsessively checking the weather... with just three weeks to go, Pippa Middleton will be getting the same pre-wedding jitters as...

    Panicking about the table plan, fretting over the final dress fitting, obsessively checking the weather... with just three weeks to go, Pippa Middleton will be getting the same pre-wedding jitters as ...

    Sick grandma scrambles to save home


    A gravely ill pensioner is scrambling to save her house after signing it away in under three hours to a no-commission home buying company without receiving advice from her family or lawyer. Sarah Ewe...

    A gravely ill pensioner is scrambling to save her house after signing it away in under three hours to a no-commission home buying company without receiving advice from her family or lawyer. Sarah Ewe ...

    ABs' relative collapses at Masters Games


    The player who collapsed during a World Masters Games match on Thursday was Ponsonby Rugby Club stalwart Steven Ioane, relative of All Blacks and Blues stars Rieko and Akira Ioane. Ioane was rushed to...

    The player who collapsed during a World Masters Games match on Thursday was Ponsonby Rugby Club stalwart Steven Ioane, relative of All Blacks and Blues stars Rieko and Akira Ioane. Ioane was rushed to ...

    All action on clifftop mansion street


    It's all action on one of the North Shore's most exclusive clifftop streets. Sites lining the waterfront at Hauraki's Clifton Rd are undergoing new-builds, renovations and sales and there's hardly any...

    It's all action on one of the North Shore's most exclusive clifftop streets. Sites lining the waterfront at Hauraki's Clifton Rd are undergoing new-builds, renovations and sales and there's hardly any ...

    101yo Masters athlete walks Sky Tower


    The 101-year-old darling of the World Masters Games has now conquered Auckland's Sky Tower. Indian woman Man Kaur has been the star of Auckland's hosting of the Games, with the incredible 101-year-old...

    The 101-year-old darling of the World Masters Games has now conquered Auckland's Sky Tower. Indian woman Man Kaur has been the star of Auckland's hosting of the Games, with the incredible 101-year-old ...

    Trump agrees he wasn't ready for job


    Donald Trump spent a great portion of 2016 insisting that being president would be easy - at least for him. HuffPost compiled a number of examples of him dismissing the problems that accompany the job...

    Donald Trump spent a great portion of 2016 insisting that being president would be easy - at least for him. HuffPost compiled a number of examples of him dismissing the problems that accompany the job ...

    What happened to the 2yo chain smoker?


    Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking? Indonesian boy Ardi Rizal shocked the world when his 40 smokes a day habit was revealed seven years ago. Now nine, the young boy has managed...

    Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking? Indonesian boy Ardi Rizal shocked the world when his 40 smokes a day habit was revealed seven years ago. Now nine, the young boy has managed ...