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Hunt on for bogus Nth Island cops

Hunt on for bogus Nth Island cops

The hunt is on for four police impostors who have been stopping cars in Northland and questioning motorists about the amount of cash they are carrying.

Cycling: Kiwi claims silver at world champs

New Zealander Simon van Velthooven has claimed a silver medal in the kilo time trial at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Belarus this morning.

Residents flee Wellington scrub fire

Residents flee Wellington scrub fire

A large scrub fire in a Wellington suburb which threatened up to 30 houses and forced the evacuation of up to 70 residents was under control this morning.

Man killed in Nth Island crash

A 51-year-old man killed when his ute crashed into a tree north of Turangi last night was not wearing a seatbelt, police say.

Rugby: Hammett names powerful Hurricanes side

Rugby: Hammett names powerful Hurricanes side

Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has named a forward pack laced with experience for his side's season-opening Super Rugby game against the Blues at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday night.

Whalers ram protest ships - Sea Shepherd

Crews aboard an anti-whaling protest ship in the Southern Ocean have escaped injury but are struggling to mend "significant damage'' to their vessel after it was rammed by Japanese whalers.

Parole for baby-killer

A woman serving a life sentence for killing a 17-month-old girl and poisoning another child has been granted parole.

Rugby: Four big guns absent for Chiefs' opener

Rugby: Four big guns absent for Chiefs' opener

Four of the Chiefs' big guns will be absent from their opening Super Rugby match against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday.

Man guilty of spade attack

Man guilty of spade attack

A man has been found guilty of fracturing his partner's skull with intent to cause serious harm when he hit her with a spade during a domestic incident.

F&P Healthcare revises profit forecast

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare said it had revised up its net profit forecast for the year to March, based on improved sales, despite the ongoing strength of the New Zealand dollar.

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