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Two injured in Auckland crashes

Two injured in Auckland crashes

A child is fighting for his life and a teenager has serious injuries after being hit by vehicles in separate accidents in south Auckland today.

Cricket: Juicier deck won't bother NZ

Cricket: Juicier deck won't bother NZ

New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond and batsman Kane Williamson are embracing the prospect of a wicket with more life in it when the second test against England gets under way at the Basin Reserve on Thursday.

Hunt is on for Lotto's missing winners

Hunt is on for Lotto's missing winners

Two Lotto players with tickets worth more than $600,000 and $85,500 are among big winners yet to claim their prizes.

Sheep rustlers face jail time

Sheep rustlers face jail time

All but one of the four men accused of stealing 11 sheep from a Hastings property, hand-raised for people with intellectual disabilities, have pleaded guilty and face prison time.

Basketball: Pledger rewarded for top form

New Zealand Breakers centre Alex Pledger played a major role in helping his team extend their winning streak to 15 games and as a result has earned the NBL Player of the Week award for round 22 of the NBL Championship.

Tennis: Erakovic knocked out of doubles

Tennis: Erakovic knocked out of doubles

Kiwi tennis No1 Marina Erakovic and British partner Heather Watson have been knocked out of the doubles in the second round of the US$5million Indian Wells tournament in California.

Property shortage pushes prices higher

Property shortages are continuing to push up property prices, and sales have reached near record levels in some areas.

Shane Jones cleared of corruption

Shane Jones cleared of corruption

The Auditor General's final report into Labour MP and former Immigration Minister Shane Jones' decision to grant citizenship to Chinese businessman Yang Liu or Bill Liu has found "an unfortunate combination of circumstances, but no evidence of corruption".

Southern shipments plan for drought-stricken farmers

Southern shipments plan for drought-stricken farmers

Shiploads of straw from the South Island could be transported to desperate North Island farmers if the dry weather continues, Federated Farmers says.

Teen hit by truck in Auckland crash

Teen hit by truck in Auckland crash

A 13-year-old girl is in a serious condition after being hit by a truck while crossing the road in Auckland.

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