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Football: Phoenix to play A-League champions in Rotorua

The Wellington Phoenix and Rotorua District Council have confirmed Rotorua will host the club's first pre-season fixture against A-League opposition when they host the Central Coast Mariners on September 22.

Rugby: Dixon has a season to remember

Ash Dixon must hold some sort of unofficial Super Rugby record.

Fire at cement works

A fire at Holcim Cement Works at Cape Foulwind on the West Coast caused the site to be evacuated this morning.

Karam releases more Bain evidence

Karam releases more Bain evidence

David Bain supporter Joe Karam says a second set of prints of Robin Bain's thumb support the theory presented last month that the sooty parallel marks were from gunpowder residue.

Rugby: Messam back for Chiefs

Rugby: Messam back for Chiefs

All Blacks' loose forward Liam Messam returns from injury for the Chiefs against the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday.

School staffer pleads guilty to sexual abuse

School staffer pleads guilty to sexual abuse

A man who worked for an Auckland primary school has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12.

Ageing population could prove costly

Treasury is warning that rising costs associated with the ageing population and costlier healthcare will drive the Crown's books persistently into the red from 2020 onward unless current spending discipline is maintained or other measures such as tax increases are implemented.

White powder sent to Dunne's electorate office

White powder sent to Dunne's electorate office

Envelopes containing white powder have been sent to the Wellington offices of MPs Gerry Brownlee and Peter Dunne.

$600,000 drug seizure

$600,000 drug seizure

An estimated $600,000 worth of cannabis was sized by police after a series of raids across the Auckland region yesterday.

Netball: Two Silver Ferns in All Stars

Three New Zealand-based netballers have been voted into the ANZ Championship All Star team, despite Australian sides dominating the transtasman competition.

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