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Murderer's parole bids slammed

Murderer's parole bids slammed

The stepfather of a Lower Hutt schoolgirl who was tortured and murdered has slammed the Parole Board for making her killer eligible for parole year after year.

Judge in Dominion Finance trial steps down

A High Court judge has stepped down from hearing the case of three men associated with the collapsed firm Dominion Finance, and has made an order for a new trial.

Cricket: Taylor traded in IPL

Cricket: Taylor traded in IPL

Ross Taylor has been traded by the Delhi Daredevils to the Pune Warriors for the next instalment of the Indian Premier League.

Teen assault probe 'priority' for police

Police say it is an "absolute priority" to establish what happened to a teenage girl who says she was assaulted by an officer at an out-of-control party in Howick at the weekend.

TVNZ pulls plug on television awards

New Zealand's television stars won't be getting any gongs this year.

Boxing: Botha says money offered to throw fight

Boxing: Botha says money offered to throw fight

Francois Botha has claimed that he was offered $150,000 to throw his controversial loss to Sonny Bill Williams last Friday night.

Netball: Pregnant Harrison withdraws from Mystics

Netball: Pregnant Harrison withdraws from Mystics

The Northern Mystics' formidable-looking defensive end has taken another huge hit, with star defender Anna Harrison withdrawing from the team this season after announcing her pregnancy.

Cricket: Skipper plays down role in win

Cricket: Skipper plays down role in win

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum played down his personal contribution to his side's emphatic 55-run T20 win over England in Hamilton last night.

Test proves Queenstown girl not Madeleine McCann

British police say a DNA test has confirmed a New Zealand girl who looks strikingly like Madeleine McCann is not the missing youngster.

Rugby: Kahui confirms Japan move

Rugby: Kahui confirms Japan move

Chiefs midfielder Richard Kahui has put an end to the speculation and confirmed he is leaving New Zealand to play rugby in Japan.

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