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Bob Parker quits mayoral race

Bob Parker quits mayoral race

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has pulled out of the upcoming mayoral race.

Search for missing yacht called off

The search for the classic racing yacht Nina is being called off a month after its crew was last heard from.

Football: Sky secures Fifa World Cup

After the own goal of losing the English Premier League, Sky Television looks to have netted at the right end and secured the rights to next year's Fifa World Cup.

Man killed in Nth Island crash named

Police have released the name of a young man who died in a crash on State Highway 35 north of Gisborne on Tuesday.

No cash for Pike families: Receiver

No cash for Pike families: Receiver

Pike River Coal does not have the cash to pay compensation to the families of the men who died in its mine because company bosses have already spent the money on their legal fees, a receiver says.

Football: Wellington to host World Cup playoff

The All Whites will hope to replicate what they did nearly four years ago and in the same venue after Wellington was announced today as the host for November's World Cup playoff.

Car, train collide near 'Smash Palace' yard

A car and the Northern Explorer train have collided on a rail crossing north of Ohakune.

Tongan cops committed for Fungavaka trial

Five Tongan police officers are among those set to stand trial over the manslaughter of New Zealand constable Kali Fungavaka.

Yachting: America's Cup officially opened

Yachting: America's Cup officially opened

The America's Cup has been officially opened, with a glamorous and at times comically over-the-top ceremony at the event village in San Francisco today.

TV3 loses rights to Home & Away

TV3 loses rights to Home & Away

TVNZ has poached popular Australian soap Home & Away from TV3 after indebted parent company Mediaworks lost the show's rights.

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