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Man bashed partner with shovel, court told

Man bashed partner with shovel, court told

A Napier man fractured his partner's skull when he allegedly hit her with a spade and left her lying in a pool of blood after an argument, a court has heard.

Tourists may have snapped armed man's photo

Detectives hope tourists taking photos at the top of Mt Eden yesterday will have snapped images of an armed and dangerous man who is now on the run in Auckland.

Cricket: Bates named player of the World Cup

Cricket: Bates named player of the World Cup

New Zealand captain Suzie Bates has been named player of the tournament at the women's cricket World Cup in India, after finishing as the leading run-scorer in her side's fourth-place finish.

CYF caregivers' sentencing delayed

Sentencing for two Child, Youth and Family caregivers who abused a 2-year-old boy in their care who was treated for life-threatening hypothermia has been adjourned until next month.

Boy knocked out in Tauranga attack

A Tauranga teenager threw his unconscious friend over his shoulder and ran for his life after the pair were attacked by another group on Otumoetai Rd.

Rugby: Bumper ticket sales for Highlanders

Rugby: Bumper ticket sales for Highlanders

The Highlanders are celebrating a record number of season ticket holders - 4000, up from 3032 last season.

Crash victim named

The motorcyclist who died in a crash near Christchurch yesterday has been named as 72-year-old Charles Herbert Munslow, of Rangiora.

Train death not suspicious: police

Feb 18 - The death of a woman hit by a train in Christchurch yesterday was not suspicious, police say.

Golf: Top 10 finish for McCall

Golf: Top 10 finish for McCall

Southland No1 Vaughan McCall has finished as the best of the Kiwis at the South African Stroke Play Championship after he secured a top 10 finish in George.

Seven Christchurch schools to close

Seven Christchurch schools to close

Pupils, teachers and parents were reduced to tears today after Education Minister Hekia Parata announced that 19 schools will merge or close as part of the Government's education shake-up in Christchurch.

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