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Rugby: ABs face Aussies early in Championship defence

Rugby: ABs face Aussies early in Championship defence

The All Blacks will begin their defence of the Rugby Championship against Australia in Sydney before a return encounter a week later in Wellington.

TVNZ news boss 'sorry' for early exit

Television New Zealand journalists and presenters were shocked today to find out their head of news and current affairs Ross Dagan is resigning after less than a year in the job.

Claim performance targets stressing workers

Employees are being overworked to the point where they need counselling or take stress leave because bosses are ramping up performance targets to save hiring new staff, union officials say.

Kawerau stabbing accused facing murder charge

A man accused of stabbing a Kawerau man to death is now to face a charge of murder when he appears in the Whakatane District Court tomorrow.

ABs' Facebook page tops with Kiwis

ABs' Facebook page tops with Kiwis

More than half of New Zealand's Facebook population are fans of the All Blacks page - far exceeding the popularity of any other New Zealand brand.

Brothers sentenced for attack on scientists

Two Whataroa brothers who attacked members of a group from Auckland University who had been conducting seismic tests on the Alpine Fault have been sentenced to community work.

Teenage tourist impaled by post in bus crash

Teenage tourist impaled by post in bus crash

A 17-year-old tourist was having surgery this evening after being impaled in the chest by a fence post when the bus he was on crashed.

Flash flood in Nelson sweeps cars away

One person was reported missing after heavy rain caused river levels to rise sharply in Nelson and a flash flood swept away two cars where people were camping.

Hopes Timaru oil spill cleaned up

Authorities hope all the oil which spilled from a boat in Timaru Port yesterday has been mopped up.

Site 'tested' as NCEA results out

Site 'tested' as NCEA results out

The long wait for NCEA exam results came to end for thousands of students today despite a flood of traffic bringing the website to a near-standstill.

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