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Search for missing yacht suspended

Search for missing yacht suspended

The search for the classic racing yacht Nina has been formally suspended after 12 days of searching.

Fire started by storm threatens properties

A fire believed to have been started by powerlines brought down by trees in Christchurch's monster storm this morning spread over two kilometres - threatening nearby homes and farms.

Storm leaves thousands without power

Storm leaves thousands without power

A truck has been blown over in Kaikoura and nearly 10,000 Christchurch properties are without power after a massive storm hit last night.

Rugby: Ice-cool Deans enters the Lions' den

Rugby: Ice-cool Deans enters the Lions' den

Robbie Deans carries the impassive stare of a man who would do well in the Las Vegas casinos.

Yachting: Artemis boat still not in the water

Yachting: Artemis boat still not in the water

It seems to be the unspoken mystery hovering over the America's Cup: where is Artemis Racing's boat?

Bob Parker quits mayoral race

Bob Parker quits mayoral race

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has pulled out of the upcoming mayoral race.

Search for missing yacht called off

The search for the classic racing yacht Nina is being called off a month after its crew was last heard from.

Football: Sky secures Fifa World Cup

After the own goal of losing the English Premier League, Sky Television looks to have netted at the right end and secured the rights to next year's Fifa World Cup.

Man killed in Nth Island crash named

Police have released the name of a young man who died in a crash on State Highway 35 north of Gisborne on Tuesday.

No cash for Pike families: Receiver

No cash for Pike families: Receiver

Pike River Coal does not have the cash to pay compensation to the families of the men who died in its mine because company bosses have already spent the money on their legal fees, a receiver says.

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