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Rugby: Sore McCaw in race for fitness

Rugby: Sore McCaw in race for fitness

A sore neck is likely to sideline Richie McCaw until the All Blacks' warm-up match in Lower Hutt on August 9, a fixture which could be his last before the first Rugby Championship test against Australia.

League: Warriors down defending champs

League: Warriors down defending champs

As much as everyone else was talking about top eight, Warriors coach Matt Elliott wouldn't allow himself to contemplate it until he saw what happened in this game.

Netball: Van Dyk still a franchise changer

Netball: Van Dyk still a franchise changer

Given her age, Irene van Dyk's homecoming switch to the Pulse should really be a last stand.

Yachting: Team NZ cruise without Barker

Yachting: Team NZ cruise without Barker

A change of helmsman was the most striking feature of Emirates Team New Zealand's second-to-last solo sail in the 34th America's Cup this morning.

BMX: Walker crashes out of World Champs

Sarah Walker, New Zealand's main hope of collecting a medal at the BMX World Championships, crashed out of contention in Auckland this morning.

Family problems for Lotto big winner

Family problems for Lotto big winner

Trevor Cooper, the Countdown worker from Te Kauwhata who scored a colossal Lotto win in April last year, has not spoken to his closest family members for some months.

Stockton Plateau rehabilitation slammed

Forest and Bird says efforts to rehabilitate the Stockton Plateau after open-cast coalmining has missed the point, with bright green grass sown rather than restoring the natural tussock landscape.

Man found with stab wounds in Christchurch

A man with serious stab wounds was found outside Christchurch Hospital last night.

Doubts over Labour's foreign buyer policy

Doubts over Labour's foreign buyer policy

Real estate industry commentators are questioning whether Labour's new policy to restrict foreign ownership of houses will work.

Three in hospital after Auckland brawl

Several youths were arrested after a drunken brawl erupted in central Auckland overnight.

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