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'Mondayisation' a step closer

Workers are a step closer to getting a holiday for nationally important dates every year after a law change was approved by Parliament.

League: Dollars follow Sonny Bill

League: Dollars follow Sonny Bill

He may well do some damage to the scoreline but it is his impact on the bottom line that the Warriors' hierarchy will be most interested in when Sonny Bill Williams returns to his home town for an NRL match at Eden Park on Saturday night.

Rugby: Kings match a milestone for Messam

Rugby: Kings match a milestone for Messam

Chiefs co-captain Liam Messam is to become the first player for his franchise to reach 100 Super Rugby matches when he runs out against the Southern Kings on Saturday morning.

Cricket: Flynn leads ND to win over Otago

Cricket: Flynn leads ND to win over Otago

Another round of domestic one-day cricket brought another centurion today as Daniel Flynn stroked 135 for Northern Districts to set up a 92-run win over Otago in Mt Manganui.

Rugby: Reports indicate Guildford free to return

Zac Guildford's return to Super rugby appears imminent after he and his representatives met New Zealand Rugby Union officials in Auckland today.

Both 3News and One News reported tonight that Guildford won't have his NZRU contract torn up and could be free to return to the Crusaders shortly following a misconduct hearing with the NZRU yesterday.

Women charged with Gisborne murder

Women charged with Gisborne murder

Two women have been charged with the murder of an Indian immigrant in Gisborne.

Netball: Mystics sign Saunders

Netball: Mystics sign Saunders

The Mystics have signed Hayley Saunders for the upcoming ANZ Championship season after losing both Anna Harrison (pregnant) and Charlotte Kight (Achilles) recently.

Basketball: Lemanis hones in on Boomers job

Basketball: Lemanis hones in on Boomers job

Andrej Lemanis was across the Tasman for his Boomers job interview today and might have liked to have pointed to his recent record as the most compelling reason why he should become Australian basketball coach.

Tourist cornered, hit with hammer

Tourist cornered, hit with hammer

A West Coast man who attacked an Indian tourist with a hammer during a road rage attack has been warned he faces jail time.

Dunedin firm fined over workplace accident

A Dunedin fence post producer has been fined $52,000 and ordered to pay $40,000 in reparations over an accident which cost an employee his leg.

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