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Football: Honduras takes out 7-goal thriller

Jhow Benavidez and Kevin Alvarez delivered stunning free kicks for Honduras as they toppled Uzbekistan 4-3 in their Under-20 World Cup fixture in Christchurch today.

Basketball: Orlando Magic names head coach

The Orlando Magic named Scott Skiles as head coach with hopes that the former Magic fan favorite can lead the team back to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2012.

Emotional farewell for broadcaster

Emotional farewell for broadcaster

John Campbell had TV3 staff in tears last night as he made a heart-felt speech after signing off from his last show.

Missing Dunedin man located

Missing Dunedin man located

Police have located missing Dunedin man Jamie Davidson, and he is safe and well.

Road closed after slip

Road closed after slip

A section of the Tokanui Haldane Road in Southland has been closed following a slip.

Flash mob at Dunstan Hospital

Flash mob at Dunstan Hospital

Dunstan Hospital's foyer rang with sound this afternoon as a flash mob protested proposed funding cuts.

Fire at fertiliser plant

Fire at fertiliser plant

One person was admitted to hospital after a fire at a Dunedin fertiliser plant this morning.

Man arrested after Dunedin assault

Man arrested after Dunedin assault

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after a 55-year-old was beaten and left in a George St alley with eight fractures to his skull.

Hunting operation hailed as success

An ongoing police prevention operation seeking to highlight the risks and issues associated with hunting in Clutha-Taieri forestry blocks area has been hailed a success.

Police warn of bogus demands for payment

Police are warning of bogus phone calls which demand payment to the energy company Nova Energy, with the caller threatening to cut off power if payment is not made.