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Rugby: Mid-week games still have place - Kirwan

Rugby: Mid-week games still have place - Kirwan

For Sir John Kirwan, mid-week matches against international sides are the heart and soul of the game, and his Blues team get a chance to make names for themselves against France tomorrow at North Harbour Stadium.

Paraglider falls 50m, lands on rocks

Paraglider falls 50m, lands on rocks

A 25-year-old man has fallen 50 metres on to rocks in a paragliding accident at an Auckland beach.

Govt extends deadline for Port Hill residents

The Government has extended the deadline for Christchurch's Port Hills residents to accept a Crown offer on their properties. The new deadline is January 31.

Bleach thrown in council worker's eyes

Bleach thrown in council worker's eyes

A council worker who had bleach thrown in his eyes and was held at knifepoint in a highway robbery may have been the victim of a random attack.

Taser used before shooting

A taser was used by police before an officer fatally shot Adam Morehu in New Plymouth early on Saturday.

Man falls from mast of yacht

Shocked onlookers at Gisborne-Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club saw a man fall from the mast of a yacht in the harbour basin yesterday afternoon.

McClay to take over Dunne's portfolio

Prime Minister John Key has appointed Rotorua MP Todd McClay as a minister after the resignation of United Future leader Peter Dunne.

Double murder accused back in court

The man accused of a double murder in the Far North was further remanded in custody today when he appeared before Judge Greg Davis in the Kaitaia District Court.

Golf: Ko saves best for last in New York

Golf: Ko saves best for last in New York

World No1 amateur Lydia Ko has saved her best for last at the LPGA Championship in New York.

Boxing: No nerves for Parker ahead of Botha challenge

Joseph Parker claims to have no nerves ahead of the biggest fight of his career.

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