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Crash victim named

The motorcyclist who died in a crash near Christchurch yesterday has been named as 72-year-old Charles Herbert Munslow, of Rangiora.

Train death not suspicious: police

Feb 18 - The death of a woman hit by a train in Christchurch yesterday was not suspicious, police say.

Golf: Top 10 finish for McCall

Golf: Top 10 finish for McCall

Southland No1 Vaughan McCall has finished as the best of the Kiwis at the South African Stroke Play Championship after he secured a top 10 finish in George.

Seven Christchurch schools to close

Seven Christchurch schools to close

Pupils, teachers and parents were reduced to tears today after Education Minister Hekia Parata announced that 19 schools will merge or close as part of the Government's education shake-up in Christchurch.

Shots fired during Auckland robberies

At least five shots were fired during three armed robberies within an hour in Auckland yesterday.

Cricket: Rutherford called into NZ ODI squad

Cricket: Rutherford called into NZ ODI squad

Otago batsman Hamish Rutherford  and Northern Districts bowler Tim Southee have been called into the New Zealand squad for Wednesday's second ANZ one day international at Napier's McLean Park.

Inquiry to probe links in quad-bike deaths

Three quad-bike deaths in Northland in eight weeks will be investigated by a coroner to check for common links that could help prevent similar future fatalities.

Diver drowns at remote beach

Feb 18 - A man died while diving at an isolated Central Hawke's Bay beach last night.

Key stands by embattled Parata

Key stands by embattled Parata

Prime Minister John Key is standing by his Education Minister in the face of a poll which found a majority of voters think she should have been dumped from Cabinet last month.

Peters slams spending on Maori healing

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has criticised the Ministry of Health for spending almost $2 million a year on traditional Maori healing, which he says appears to be a serious waste of taxpayer money.

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