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Surf-lifesaving: McMillan leads Kiwis world triumph

Andy McMillan led New Zealand to victory in Adelaide yesterday as the country won its first surf lifesaving championships in 14 years.

Rugby: New groups to run Hurricanes and Crusaders

The Crusaders and Hurricanes Super Rugby franchises will have new operators next year, with the Wellington side to be controlled by a group including Gareth Morgan.

Murder accused licked bloodied knife, court told

Murder accused licked bloodied knife, court told

A man who had been fatally stabbed shouted after his alleged attackers they should "fight like a man", a court has been told today.

Kiwis on flight when engine exploded

A New Zealander aboard an Emirates flight to Dubai forced to turn back to Sydney has described "two or three metre flames" coming from the engine of the A380 when its engine exploded last night.

Boy's tooth knocked out in late-night street attack

A group of children as young as 11 were beaten in a late-night street attack in Masterton by a teenager armed with a length of wood, police say.

Queenstown woman arrested over mail thefts

Queenstown woman arrested over mail thefts

A "substantial" haul of letters and parcels has been found at the home of a Queenstown woman arrested following a spate of mail thefts.

Armed robbery suspect arrested

A man wanted over an armed robbery at an Auckland nightclub was arrested this morning.

Man accused of stabbing dad to death

A trial has started in the High Court at Wellington for a man accused of murdering a Stokes Valley father earlier this year.

Partying and sex more fun than Facebook: study

Partying and sex more fun than Facebook: study

Having sex and partying are two of life's most enjoyable activities, according to a University of Canterbury research project.

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