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Football: Merrick needs to locate new talent

Football: Merrick needs to locate new talent

New Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick wants seven new players for his squad although he doesn't have as much flexibility to sign new talent as he may have preferred.

Lost tramper believed to have slipped to his death

West Coast historian Les Wright built a bivvy after getting lost in bush in the King Country, but then appears to have slipped to his death, according to his brother.

Mighty River shares dip below issue price

Shares in Mighty River Power ducked below their issue price for the first time since their debut on the NZX today before recovering ground near the close of business.

Football: Merrick will eventually win fans over

Some Phoenix fans might be underwhelmed by the appointment of Ernie Merrick - but chances are they won't be for long.

Taurima seeks Labour spot for Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election

TVNZ's Shane Taurima has confirmed he will seek Labour's selection for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election, saying the late Parekura Horomia had approached him about standing in the past and he was now ready to "return home."

Man denies serious assault

A man charged with an alleged attack that left a man in his 50s hospitalised for over a week called police and said the victim needed to be taken to the police cells to "think about what he had done", a court has heard.

Man facing two counts of murder named

Man facing two counts of murder named

The man charged with two counts of murder in connection with a double homicide in the Far North can now be named.

Anti-royalist warned ahead of visit

Detectives visited an anti-royalist protester and warned him not to misbehave the day before he allegedly tried to throw horse manure at the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall during their tour of New Zealand.

Fatal crash near Tolaga Bay

Fatal crash near Tolaga Bay

A truck driver is dead and another seriously injured after two logging trucks crashed head-on near Tolaga Bay on the East Coast today.

Rugby: Collins keen to join European club

Rugby: Collins keen to join European club

Former All Black Jerry Collins is still unable to talk about his dramatic encounter with knives, a Japanese department store, and a violent Brazilian gang that landed him behind bars earlier this year.

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