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Rugby: Mixed fortunes for Kiwis in Europe

Rugby: Mixed fortunes for Kiwis in Europe

Some well-performed New Zealanders will not be featuring in the playoffs of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions as European club rugby enters the knock-out stages.

Basketball: Kiwi teen to attend top US school

Basketball: Kiwi teen to attend top US school

Breakers development player and young Tall Black Tai Wynyard is set to attend one of the top basketball schools in the US, committing to the Kentucky Wildcats in 2016.

Police pursuit closes Harbour Bridge

Police pursuit closes Harbour Bridge

A witness to a dramatic car chase that eventually closed Auckland's Harbour Bridge last night has described the "scary" and "crazy" encounter as the alleged gunman attempted to ram police.

Motorcyclist killed in Hawke's Bay crash

A motorcyclist has died this afternoon after colliding with another vehicle in Hawke's Bay.

Girl's quad bike death at memorial event

Girl's quad bike death at memorial event

A young girl has died after losing control of her quad bike and hitting a fence at a memorial event in Masterton on the weekend.

Seatbelt would have saved tourist - coroner

Seatbelt would have saved tourist - coroner

An Israeli tourist killed in a crash near Te Anau would likely have survived if she had been wearing a seatbelt, a coroner's inquest has found.

Woman not to blame for depressed friend's death

A woman who felt guilty about asking a depressed friend to leave her house late at night so she could get some sleep has been told by a coroner she is not to blame for him fatally crashing his car on the way home.

Two trapped in Canterbury crash

Two people were trapped and seriously injured after a pile-up involving a truck and two cars outside Christchurch this morning.

Kiwi killed in French Alps avalanche

Kiwi killed in French Alps avalanche

A New Zealander is among six skiers who died after being carried away by an avalanche during a trek in the French Alps.

Black Widow's son admits charges

The son of convicted murderer Helen Milner has today admitted possession of a sawn-off shotgun that he got for his own protection after hearing that his mother had hired a hitman to kill him.

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