Hockey: Archibald taking indefinite break

New Zealand may have seen the last of one of the best hockey players the country has produced, with Ryan Archibald taking an indefinite break from the game.

Manawatu Gorge fully operational

The road through the Manawatu Gorge is fully operational more than 15 months after being closed by a massive slip.

Golf: Lee slips back in California

New Zealand No1 Danny Lee fired a one-over par 73 at the Bear Creek Golf Club, in round two of the second stage of PGA Tour Qualifying in California today.

Shellfish warning issued

Shellfish along much of the North Island's west coast could cause numbness, dizziness or respiratory failure if eaten, health officials warn.

Rugby: Bob Scott a complete footballer

Rugby: Bob Scott a complete footballer

Bob Scott used to put on halftime barefoot goalkicking exhibitions but it was what he did during games which won him even more admirers.

Hang glider crashes near Christchurch

A hang glider crashed into a paddock south of Christchurch this afternoon.

Football: All Whites disappoint expat children

New Zealand Football chief executive Grant McKavanagh has apologised for the failure of any of the All Whites to show up to a breakfast with ex-pat children in Shanghai this week, but said they were unaware of the function until the last minute.

Coroner warns against mixing drinks and drugs

Coroner warns against mixing drinks and drugs

The death of a man who died face-down on his bed at his Dunedin home after drinking more than five times the legal limit has prompted a warning against drinking heavily while on medications.

Older drivers failing competency tests

Nearly half of all senior drivers referred by doctors for on-road competency tests this year have failed, Transport Ministry figures reveal.

Affordable housing quota reinstated for Hobsonville

The Government has reinstated plans to allocate a percentage of the houses at Hobsonville Point in Auckland as affordable homes priced under $485,000.

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