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Fire crews kept busy in Far North

Fire crews kept busy in Far North

At least 100 firefighters were called out to deal with fires and car crashes throughout the Far North last night.

Cricket: Anderson, Elliott back for T20s

Cricket: Anderson, Elliott back for T20s

Big-hitting allrounder Corey Anderson will return to the New Zealand team for the two T20 internationals against Sri Lanka.

Attack fears prompt Belgium alert

Attack fears prompt Belgium alert

Belgium put the capital Brussels on maximum security alert, shutting the metro and warning people to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of coordinated, multiple attacks by militants.

Hunters sought after bullet hits caravan

Hunters sought after bullet hits caravan

Caravaners at a Cromwell campground had a close call when a suspected hunter's bullet went through their vehicle while they were inside watching TV.

Golf: Surgery puts Tiger out for rest of year

Golf: Surgery puts Tiger out for rest of year

Former world number one Tiger Woods has announced that he underwent back surgery earlier this week and will be sidelined for the rest of this year.

Tennis: Concussion puts Bouchard out of US Open

Tennis: Concussion puts Bouchard out of US Open

Canadian 25th seed Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the US Open after suffering a concussion in a locker room fall.

Rugby: Injured Barrett out for four weeks

Rugby: Injured Barrett out for four weeks

All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett has been sidelined for four weeks with a knee injury in a blow to the Super Rugby-leading Hurricanes as they brace for a tough run in the leadup to the playoffs.

Mass rally in Tunis over museum attack

Mass rally in Tunis over museum attack

World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians to march in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly museum attack.

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder

Italy's top court has annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a decade of courtroom drama.

'Shove that down ya cake hole' - employment case response

A company has been told to "shove that down ya cake hole" after being forced to pay a humiliated former employee more than $168,000 for its "revenge" driven response to a rude cake.