A Christchurch man
was about a millimetre away from losing his sight and five
millimetres from being seriously brain damaged when a steak
knife was wedged firmly inside his skull, his surgeon says.
Dick Tonks has stepped down as head coach at Rowing New
Zealand to devote himself solely to the women's programme
over the next Olympic cycle.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the east coast of the
North Island and been followed by a group of smaller quakes
Lydia Ko might not realise it, but she can play a pivotal
role in New Zealand society.
Lydia Ko is in with a real chance of adding the Australian
Open to the New Zealand Open crown she won last week, holding
a share of the lead heading into the final day.
If the defending Super 15 champions thought they would be
able to pick up where they left off last year, the Chiefs
were given a good reminder that it doesn't work like
Tim Southee continued his fine return to first class cricket
with a five-wicket bag today, leaving him set to don the
black cap in next month's test series against England.
The Warriors have lost their second trial of 2013, going down
32-18 to Penrith in an entertaining match at Waikato Stadium
Army chiefs and the Defence Minister have hit back at claims
that ill-prepared soldiers were sent into combat in
Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of
a 24-year-old male was found at an Auckland address last
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