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Hockey: Black Sticks down Argentina

The Black Sticks have beaten Olympic silver medallists Argentina 2-1 in their second game of the Four Nations at the ITM Hockey Centre in Whangarei tonight.

Basketball: Breakers set for one last hurrah

Basketball: Breakers set for one last hurrah

An era may be about to end for the Breakers but they know Perth is the perfect place for a final, fitting farewell.

Man jailed for beating dog

Man jailed for beating dog

An Auckland man who beat a dog so badly it lost an eye and several teeth has been sent to prison for six months.

Victim had 'no respect' for accused

Victim had 'no respect' for accused

Murdered schoolgirl Jade Bayliss had "no respect" for her mother's boyfriend, and used to mock his speech impediment, a court has been told.

ACC cheat ordered to repay $19,000

An ACC cheat from Greymouth has been sentenced to 400 hours of community service and ordered to repay more than $19,000 to the organisation.

Rugby: Cane and Latimer start for Chiefs

Rugby: Cane and Latimer start for Chiefs

The Chiefs will field a mobile loose forward trio to take on the dangerous Reds' attack at Waikato Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Rugby: Pisi change not due to Barrett's defence - Hurricanes

Tactics rather than form is the reason for Tusi Pisi's elevation to the Hurricanes No 10 jersey for Saturday's game against the Blues at Eden Park.

Rugby: Blues forced to make changes

Rugby: Blues forced to make changes

Injury and suspension have caused the only changes to the Blues for their Super 15 rematch with the Hurricanes.

Hospital laundry services to be overhauled

Hospital laundry services will be overhauled along with production of patient meals in a bid to save millions of dollars, and job losses are not being ruled out.

Owner jailed after pitbull attacks toddler

Owner jailed after pitbull attacks toddler

A Rotorua woman has been sentenced to four months' jail after her pitbull attacked a toddler - "degloving" the child's forehead.

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