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Rest home theft betrayal of trust: judge

Rest home theft betrayal of trust: judge

A rest home worker who stole more than $3500 from a delusional elderly resident to fuel her gambling addiction has been sentenced to community work.

Pike River bodies can be recovered: experts

An international team of mine safety experts says the bodies of the 29 Pike River miners can be recovered.

Football: Wee Mac growing in stature

While he might not be the global phenomenon of a McDonald's burger, Michael McGlinchey - who goes by the nickname Wee Mac - is eating into a slice of the football consciousness.

Cricket: Guptill refreshed after break

Cricket: Guptill refreshed after break

While New Zealand's test specialists have been playing domestic cricket to gear up for the upcoming two-test series against Sri Lanka, the well-rested Martin Guptill has taken to the nets to face schoolboy bowlers.

Auckland accountant struck off

An Auckland accountant has been struck off and ordered to pay more than $31,000 after he used 60 clients to get tax rebates on donations for his own benefit.

Rugby: Scotland need to be brave

Not since 1990, really, and maybe fleetingly in 1999, has anyone really feared the Scots.

'Incident'on NZ's only international internet link

The Southern Cross Cable Network - New Zealand's only international internet link - experienced an "incident" early today which affected some customers, a spokesperson has confirmed.

Cricket: Black Caps hope for sunny days ahead

Cricket: Black Caps hope for sunny days ahead

Sun and success have eluded the New Zealand cricketers on their tour of Sri Lanka, but with a break in the weather they've had a chance to finally properly prepare for a match as they look to end their losing run in the fourth one-day international on Saturday night (NZT).

Dangerous escapee 'calculating, manipulative'

Dangerous escapee 'calculating, manipulative'

A convicted paedophile who chained up a 14-year-old boy in a cupboard for a week of sadistic sex 12 years ago has escaped from a Christchurch residential facility.

Bedroll found in search for missing tramper

Chunks of a bedroll that may have belonged to the Christchurch tramper missing for more than two weeks have been found in dense bush on the West Coast.

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