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Cricket: Cut foot squeezes Bracewell out of team

Cricket: Cut foot squeezes Bracewell out of team

The broken beer bottle which lacerated Doug Bracewell's foot may have seen him squeezed out of New Zealand's swollen seam bowling stocks.

Banks sued for $1 billion

Banks sued for $1 billion

The big four Australian-owned banks - BNZ, ANZ, Westpac and ASB, along with state-owned Kiwibank are being sued for a collective $1b in a massive class action lawsuit announced today.

Govt warns farmers over drought

Farmers must adapt their practices if droughts become more common rather than relying on state bailouts, the Government warns.

Cross-party youth support for gay marriage

Cross-party youth support for gay marriage

All eight political parties' youth wings have made a joint statement in support of same-sex marriage at Parliament this morning.

Cricket: Boycott slams Dunedin pitch

Cricket: Boycott slams Dunedin pitch

English commentator and former test great Geoffrey Boycott has slammed the University Oval pitch following the first test draw in Dunedin, saying similar pitches would kill test cricket.

Former Labour MP dies

Geoff Braybrooke, former long-serving Labour MP for Napier, died on Saturday.

Rugby: Rutledge called up to face Highlanders

Rugby: Rutledge called up to face Highlanders

Unwanted by the Highlanders, or anyone else this Super Rugby season, Jason Rutledge is in the unusual position of preparing to play his former teammates for the Hurricanes this weekend.

'Australian' slur against Kiwi ruled not racist

A woman convicted of racially abusing her New-Zealand-born neighbour by calling her a "fat Australian" has had her conviction overturned by appeal judges who ruled that being called "Australian" is not racist.

Unit aims to clear Novopay backlog

Unit aims to clear Novopay backlog

A unit opens today focused on clearing the backlog of issues that have been caused by the Novopay payroll system.

Racism claims split Grey Power

Racism claims split Grey Power

A senior Grey Power official has complained about the planned increase in immigrants in Auckland, prompting claims from his national president that the submission is racist.

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