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Rugby: No downtime for Mealamu and Blues

Rugby: No downtime for Mealamu and Blues

Of all the All Blacks returning to the Super Rugby competition after the three-test sweep of France, it is perhaps Keven Mealamu and his fellow Blues players who have it the toughest.

Gilmore may run for Chch seat

Gilmore may run for Chch seat

Disgraced National MP Aaron Gilmore won't comment on speculation he plans to run for the soon-to-be vacant Christchurch East seat, when Labour's Lianne Dalziel takes on her bid for the Christchurch mayoralty.

Man in court over Auckland shooting

A man has appeared in court over the alleged shooting of another man in the Auckland suburb of Orakei.

Midwife failed baby, investigation finds

A newborn girl suffered a large bleed into the tissues covering her brain and had to have head surgery after a midwife "failed to discuss" giving the baby vitamin K, which helps the blood to clot, an investigation has found.

Wellingtonians warned over travel disruption

Wellingtonians are being warned to expect ongoing traffic delays this week with many of the region's trains sidelined due to track damage.

Suspected meth lab found in central Auckland

A central Auckland apartment building was being evacuated this afternoon after police found evidence of a clandestine methamphetamine lab.

Man who drowned in stream named

Police have named the man who drowned in an Auckland stream last week.

Golf: Top-5 finishes for Ko, Lee

Danny Lee and New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko have both had top five finishes in their respective tour events this morning, but Lee will be kicking himself for missing out on a rare victory.

Jail for entertainer who violated teen

Jail for entertainer who violated teen

A Hawkes Bay entertainer who sexually violated a teenage boy seven years ago has been jailed for three years and one month.

Christchurch 'quake tourism' slammed

Christchurch 'quake tourism' slammed

Disaster tourism in Christchurch's worst-hit eastern suburbs has been slammed by residents as totally insensitive and exploitative, according to new research.

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