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Rugby: Northland thump hapless Wellington

A gorgeous afternoon in Whangarei delivered two salutary lessons: statistics don't win rugby games, and Wellington are in crisis.

Rugby: Spirit open season with a win

The Otago Spirit kicked off its 2014 NPC campaign with a 38-5 over Bay of Plenty in Rotorua.

Rugby: OBHS retains 1st XV crown

Rugby: OBHS retains 1st XV crown

Otago Boys High School has retained the Highlanders 1st XV crown, beating old foe Southland Boys 16-10 at Littlebourne this afternoon.

Suspect on child's scooter fails to evade police

Suspect on child's scooter fails to evade police

Two central Dunedin food stores were robbed last night by an offender who made their escape on a child's scooter.

Dunedin concert for Lorde

Dunedin concert for Lorde

Chart-topper Lorde will perform at the Dunedin Town Hall on October 29.

Cricket: South Africa beats Zimbabwe to take 2-0 lead

Quinton de Kock tied a one-day international record as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

'Dirty Politics': Hagar reveals leaked emails

'Dirty Politics': Hagar reveals leaked emails

Dirty Politics, the new book from author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager, will feature leaked emails between National Party figures and a right-wing blogger.

League: Warriors hold off late Sharks attack

League: Warriors hold off late Sharks attack

It wasn't pretty but the Warriors did enough to dispatch an understrength Cronulla Sharks outfit in front of 13,939 fans at Mt Smart Stadium today.

Rugby:1st XV scores

Rugby:1st XV scores

Scores from Highlanders First XV matches played this weekend.

Toddler sparks security lockdown at White House

Toddler sparks security lockdown at White House

A toddler squeezed through the White House gates, causing a brief security lockdown on Pennsylvania Avenue and amusing White House reporters awaiting late-breaking news on Iraq.