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League: Packer's leak lands him in more hot water

League: Packer's leak lands him in more hot water

The Warriors have taken action against Russell Packer for urinating on the pitch before Monday night's big win against Brisbane and the big prop has been told by coach Matt Elliott to clean up his act.

$13,000 payout for Dunedin removal worker

A removal worker who claimed he was was hit by his boss with a stepladder and suffered other threats and injuries during his employment has been awarded $13,000.

Hammer attackers escape jail

Hammer attackers escape jail

Two men who attacked a tourist - one of them using a hammer - in a brutal road rage attack on the West Coast have escaped prison sentences.

Accused desecrator denies anti-Semitism

A man accused of spraying swastikas and offensive statements on Jewish graves told police he was drunk when he and a friend decided to go out tagging and he is not anti-Semitic, a court has heard.

Manukau East MP to retire

Manukau East Labour MP Ross Robertson has announced he will retire from Parliament at the next election.

Stabbing in Coromandel

A man is speaking with police after another man was stabbed in his neck on the Coromandel Peninsula last night.

Golf: Ko looks to become the youngest major winner

Golf: Ko looks to become the youngest major winner

World No 1 amateur Lydia Ko will once again look to make history tomorrow (NZT) at the LPGA Championship at the Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York.

Denniston mine appeal thrown out

Conservationists fighting a decision to allow an Australian mining company to dig for coal on the West Coast's Denniston Plateau have suffered a major setback today with a High Court appeal being thrown out.

Rotorua man denies wounding baby

A Rotorua man accused of assaulting a 9-month-old boy has denied all charges against him.

Sentencing adjourned after lawyer's death

Sentencing adjourned after lawyer's death

Sentencing for the driver who struck and killed 84-year-old Bellevue woman Velma Zandstra while backing out of her driveway has been delayed due to the death of her lawyer.

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