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Contoversy over new 'gay' billboard

DB Breweries says a controversial new Tui billboard is "a nod to the recent passing of the Marriage Amendment Bill".

Rugby: Crusaders given fright by Rebels

Rugby: Crusaders given fright by Rebels

Worrying times at the Crusaders. The Rebels, supposedly a side ideally suited to run the Crusaders into form, gave Todd Blackadder's men the biggest of frights in Christchurch today.

Three saved after boat sinks

Three boaties were rescued after their vessel sank near the entrance to Wellington Harbour this afternoon.

Chch quake bill up $10bn

Chch quake bill up $10bn

The estimated cost of the Canterbury rebuild has been increased by $10 billion to $40 billion, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Auckland bomb scare a hoax

A bomb scare at an Auckland library this afternoon was a hoax, police say.

Falls nearly claimed second victim

A young girl was plucked from danger as Indian student Daksh Modasia waded into a deadly hole at Hunua Falls and drowned.

Stewart Island diesel spill search ends

Stewart Island diesel spill search ends

The search for diesel spilled from a fishing vessel which struck rocks off Stewart Island has been called off.

Workers who died on job remembered

Services around the country are being held to mark Workers Memorial Day today, including an Auckland event commemorating forestry workers who have died on the job.

Basketball: Vickerman confirmed as Breakers coach

Basketball: Vickerman confirmed as Breakers coach

The Breakers' succession plan ran as smoothly as their offence and new coach Dean Vickerman is already talking about extending the club's dynasty to a fantastic fourth championship.

Rugby: Hurricanes hooker out with injury

Rugby: Hurricanes hooker out with injury

The Hurricanes' hooking stocks have suffered a further hit after Motu Matu'u was ruled out for six to eight weeks with a fractured arm.

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