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Rugby: Lions put bite on tired Crusaders

Rugby: Lions put bite on tired Crusaders

Todd Blackadder's dream of leading the Crusaders to a title he won so often as a player is over, the Lions winning their quarter-final 42-25 in Johannesburg this morning.

Cricket: Cook and Root dazzle for England

Cricket: Cook and Root dazzle for England

Alastair Cook and Joe Root made centuries to lift England to a commanding 314 for four at the close on the first day of the second test against Pakistan.

Universities catch over 80 exam cheats

Universities catch over 80 exam cheats

More than 80 tertiary students were caught cheating last year, with some busted for writing cheat notes on their bodies and calculators, using information stored on smartphones, and copying the work of those sitting next to them.

More wintry weather on the way

More wintry weather on the way

Another batch of nasty weather is due to hit New Zealand shores tonight, with the MetService forecasting heavy rain, strong winds and higher levels of snow as a front crosses the country mid-week.

Care urged on icy roads

Care urged on icy roads Police have attended more than 25 crashes in four hours on icy roads in South Otago, Gore and Invercargill, and flights have been disrupted at Dunedin Airport.

Omaha fire damages house

Omaha fire damages house

A house has been badly damaged by fire in Omaha, north of Auckland, overnight.

Golf clubs urged to review security

Otago golf clubs have been urged to review their security following a spate of thefts from courses throughout the region.

Caution urged on frosty roads

Caution urged on frosty roads

Motorists have been urged to exercise extreme care on the roads as many New Zealanders wake to the heaviest frost of the year.

Victim's family: 'We want the truth about her death'

Victim's family: 'We want the truth about her death'

Christie Marceau's family are still waiting for a date to be set for a Coroner's inquest into her brutal death, almost three years after it was promised.

Man dressed as woman sought after Dunedin sexual assault

Man dressed as woman sought after Dunedin sexual assault

Police are seeking the public's help to identify a man dressed a woman who committed a serious sexual assault in Dunedin early on Sunday.