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Govt confirms shake-up of foreign trusts

Govt confirms shake-up of foreign trusts

The Government has confirmed a shake-up of foreign trusts following a review sparked by the Panama Papers.

Rugby: Scotland see off spirited Japan

Rugby: Scotland see off spirited Japan

Scotland kicked seven penalties to secure a scrappy 21-16 victory over a spirited but error-strewn Japan on Saturday in Tokyo to win the series 2-0.

Basketball: Cavs storm back to whip Warriors

Basketball: Cavs storm back to whip Warriors

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers stormed back into the NBA Finals with a dominant 120-90 victory over the defending champion Golden State Warriors that cut the series deficit to 2-1.

Dairy killing: CYF admits failings

Dairy killing: CYF admits failings

Child Youth and Family has admitted failing the teenage boy who killed Auckland dairy owner Arun Kumar, but say it is "unclear" whether the tragedy could have been prevented.

Football: Leicester 'will be underdogs next season'

Football: Leicester 'will be underdogs next season'

Premier League champions Leicester City will be underdogs again next season and staying up remains the priority despite this year's fairytale success, manager Claudio Ranieri says.

Blast cuts power at SIT campus

Blast cuts power at SIT campus

The main campus at Invercargill's Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is without power this afternoon after an explosion in a switch room.

Dunedin singer takes out top award

Dunedin singer takes out top award

Dunedin singer Kelvin Cummings has been crowned the Transtasman Entertainer of the Year at a country music festival on Norfolk Island.

Basketball: Penney calls time on international career

Basketball: Penney calls time on international career

One of the all-time greats to play basketball for his country, Kirk Penney has officially called time on his international career, bringing the curtain down on a Tall Blacks record that spanned 15 years and included two Olympic Games and four World Championship campaigns.

Man dies after car crashes into stream

Man dies after car crashes into stream

A man has died after his car crashed into a stream in Taranaki this morning.

Premier rugby: Dunedin v Harbour

Premier rugby: Dunedin v Harbour

Action from the round one premier rugby clash between Dunedin and Harbour at Kettle Park on Thursday.

Dunedin scored a converted try at the death to run out 36-34 winners.

Photos courtesy Caswell Images