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Rugby: Coaching job a 'perfect fit' - Cooper

Rugby: Coaching job a 'perfect fit' - Cooper

Colin Cooper has wanted to coach the New Zealand Maori team for a long time but feels he has never been ready.

Sections are hot property in Canterbury

Subdivision developers in and around Christchurch are barely keeping pace with the demand for new sections as buyers move away from traditionally popular suburbs.

Migrant labour hired for Christchurch rebuild

Migrant labour hired for Christchurch rebuild

A major construction company involved in the Christchurch rebuild says it uses migrant workers because it they are cheaper than local builders.

Rugby: Aki a welcome surprise package for Chiefs

Rugby: Aki a welcome surprise package for Chiefs

The Chiefs will be without the injured Tim Nanai-Williams when they take on the rapidly improving Crusaders midfield in Saturday's Super Rugby semifinal, but second-five Bundee Aki believes his side has the depth to cope.

League: Warriors recruit caught up in drugs probe

League: Warriors recruit caught up in drugs probe

A Warriors recruit has been caught up in the drugs probe into Australian sport and it could have an impact on the makeup of Matt Elliott's squad next season.

Record production for winegrowers

Record production for winegrowers

Last summer's drought was disastrous for many farmers but for winegrowers, the near perfect growing conditions resulted in record production of 345,000 tonnes for the 2013 season.

Yachting: Artemis in water but a real doubt

Artemis Racing's christening by team member Sarah Gundersen is the "culmination of a heroic effort to put together this beautiful boat" says syndicate founder Torbjorn Tornqvist.

New Zealand America's Cup boss Grant Dalton isn't sure whether Artemis will be ready for racing in the Louis Vuitton semifinals.

Over 1000 quake claims lodged

Over 1000 quake claims lodged

More than 1000 claims have been lodged with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) following the swarm of quakes centred off the Seddon coast.

Person trapped in collapsed culvert

Emergency services were this evening freeing a person partially buried in a collapsed culvert near Auckland Airport.

Auckland couple 'horrified' by link to FMA warning

An Auckland couple say they were "horrified" to see their names listed as the founders of a foreign currency exchange company being looked into by the Financial Markets Authority.

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