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Rugby: Coles gets nod at hooker for All Blacks

Rugby: Coles gets nod at hooker for All Blacks

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles will start a test for the first time at Eden Park on Saturday, the All Blacks selectors springing a minor surprise by choosing the 26-year-old over Andrew Hore and Keven Mealamu for the World Cup final replay against France.

Truck driver killed in Nth Island crash

Truck driver killed in Nth Island crash

A truck driver was killed when his vehicle rolled on State Highway 39 in Waikato last night.

Dunedin home to cheapest supermarket: survey

Dunedin home to cheapest supermarket: survey

The supermarket price wars are heating up, with Countdown knocking Pak'n Save off the lowest-price pedestal in one Wellington suburb.

Cricket: Crowe 'back to normal'

Cricket: Crowe 'back to normal'

Kiwi cricket great Martin Crowe has announced his recovery from cancer.

Hubbard crash trial adjourned

The trial of a man over the death of Timaru businessman Allan Hubbard in a car crash has been adjourned until July 19.

Toyota recalls hundreds of Prius

Toyota has recalled hundreds of Prius hybrid cars due to a brake system fault which could lead to decreased braking force.

Mining exploration plans worry Greens

The Government's plan to open up a vast area of the South Island for mining exploration could result in the destruction of conservation land, the Green Party says.

Building boost won't make dent in Auckland housing woes

The biggest residential building boost in a decade will not make a big dent in Auckland's housing availability woes, but is a step in the right direction, an economist says.

Woman hospitalised after dogs attack

A woman suffered serious facial injuries in what was described as a "horrific" dog attack in Gisborne.

Hubbard crash: 'All hell broke loose in front of me'

Hubbard crash: 'All hell broke loose in front of me'

A truck driver who was travelling immediately behind a car driven by Jean Hubbard saw the little white car drift across the centre line and collide with another vehicle, a court has heard.

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