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Safety charter for Canterbury rebuild

Government ministers have today signed the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter to help keep workers on the rebuild safe.

Rugby: Canes change two for Highlanders match

Rugby: Canes change two for Highlanders match

The Hurricanes have made only two changes to their starting XV from the side that lost to the Chiefs last Friday, with loose forward Faifili Levave coming in at No 6 and Alapati Leiua returning to the right wing for Saturday's game against the Highlanders in Wellington.

Big borer on way for Auckland tunnels

The world's 10th largest tunnelling boring machine is on its way to Auckland to construct the city's Waterview Connection tunnels.

League: Marshall serious about union

League: Marshall serious about union

Benji Marshall grew up dreaming of becoming an All Black and says he's serious about a possible switch to rugby union.

Woman's partner faces murder charge

A judge says naming a Northland man charged with murdering his partner will not place the accused's trial at risk.

Yachting: Threat to halt America's Cup

The "ruddergate" debate has become even messier, with America's Cup regatta director Iain Murray threatening to scuttle the event unless his safety recommendations are upheld by the international jury.

Dunedin study shows parents' TV ad fears

Sixty per cent of parents of Kiwi preschoolers are concerned at the amount of TV advertising targeting their children, a study has found.

Rugby: Beaver's story headed for TV

Rugby: Beaver's story headed for TV

One of the most famous penalties in New Zealand rugby history is going to be made into a TV movie - and taxpayers will foot most of the bill.

Cyclist dies from crash injuries

Cyclist dies from crash injuries

A cyclist who was knocked over by a passing motorist while riding with a group of friends near Hamilton has died of his injuries.

Top Gear's Ninety Mile Beach stunt slammed

Top Gear's Ninety Mile Beach stunt slammed

The newest season of TV's Top Gear featuring a race along New Zealand's west coast has aired in Britain to low ratings and mixed reviews.

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