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Wintry blast on the way

Wintry blast on the way

Southerners should expect a wintry blast to hit this evening, bringing gale force winds and snow to 400m in some areas.

Security guard cops criticism after streaker 'smashed' (+video)

Security guard cops criticism after streaker 'smashed'  (+video)

A security guard who "smashed" a streaker at last night's All Black's game has been criticised by some viewers for the bruising tackle.

Serious crash in Dunedin

Serious crash in Dunedin

A 36-year-old man from Queenstown was taken to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition after a crash on Great King St North early this morning.

Nude Blacks edge England (+video)

Nude Blacks edge England (+video)

VIDEO CONTAINS EXPLICIT NUDITY: The Nude Blacks met an English Invitation team at University Oval this afternoon, watched by about 2500 spectators.

In keeping with tradition, the game was refereed by Dunedin identity Julie Woods, also known as 'That Blind Woman'.

Basketball: Spurs one win from title

Basketball: Spurs one win from title

The visiting San Antonio Spurs again torched the two-time defending champions Miami Heat in their own backyard, moving to within one victory of clinching the NBA championship after a 107-86 win in Game Four.

Football: Peralta strike gives Mexico win

Football: Peralta strike gives Mexico win

Mexico were rewarded for their attacking intent when Oribe Peralta's 61st minute strike gave them a 1-0 win over Cameroon in their World Cup opener at a rain-soaked Dunas arena.

Rugby: Joseph signs new deal with Highlanders

Rugby: Joseph signs new deal with Highlanders

Jamie Joseph has signed a new deal and will coach the Highlanders for two more years.

Mop-up after North Canterbury flooding

Mop-up after North Canterbury flooding

A major mop-up operation has been launched in North Canterbury after yesterday's torrential downpour caused widespread flooding.

Rugby: Brilliant Boshoff batters beleaguered Bulls

Rugby: Brilliant Boshoff batters beleaguered Bulls

Flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff booted 22 points, including two drop-goals, to dampen the playoff chances of the Bulls as the Lions completed a surprise 32-21 Super Rugby win at Ellis Park.

Rugby: Varsity gives Taieri a scare

Rugby: Varsity gives Taieri a scare

A second half recovery by Varsity A almost toppled the table top Taieri in Dunedin club rugby today.