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Rugby: Lions promise entertaining play

Rugby: Lions promise entertaining play

Lions coach Warren Gatland has promised his side will deliver an entertaining brand of rugby in their bid to overturn the Wallabies.

Basketball: Home game for Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns

The Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns will play at home for the first time in four years at the North Shore Events Centre on August 14.

Football: All Whites named in U20 World Cup squad

The New Zealand under-20 football side will play Australia in Wollongong next month on their way to the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey.

Authorities to test quake readiness

Emergency responders across the South Island will test their readiness for a major earthquake on the Alpine Fault during a day-long exercise next week.

Scouts staffer used charity as 'personal bank'

A Scouts employee who racked up more than $20,000 of personal expenses on company credit cards has been found to have been unjustifiably dismissed despite a finding that he treated the charity as a "personal bank".

Rugby: Derby matches to have big say in NZ teams' run-in

Five Super Rugby rounds to go and the make-up of the top-six play-off spots is less than clear-cut. One thing is certain, though - the derby matches packed into the final stages of the competition mean the final standings will probably look a lot different than they do now.

Wildfoods Festival makes first loss

For the first time in its 24-year history, the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival has run at a loss as ticket sales slumped to 8800.

Waterspouts spotted in Auckland

Waterspouts spotted in Auckland

Two water spouts were spotted in Auckland's Manukau Harbour this afternoon as wild weather hit parts of the country.

Netball: Fuller back full time at Mystics next year

Netball: Fuller back full time at Mystics next year

The Mystics today confirmed that Debbie Fuller would return as head coach for the 2014/2015 seasons.

Rugby: Henry takes shot at match officials

Rugby: Henry takes shot at match officials

Blues assistant coach Sir Graham Henry has criticised the match officials following his side's loss to the Crusaders in Christchurch, suggesting, among other things, that the television match official was "blind" and prop Wyatt Crockett "got away with murder".

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