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Crews battle Te Puke sawmill blaze

Firefighters were this evening battling a large blaze at a Te Puke sawmill.

Poll shows support up for Key

Poll shows support up for Key

A new poll shows Prime Minister John Key's National Party has picked up support after losing ground at the end of last year.

Football: Phoenix pinch draw with Adelaide

Corey Gameiro has kept the Wellington Phoenix's faint playoff hopes alive with an 80th-minute goal that earned them a 2-2 draw against Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium tonight.

Cricket: Tour match to decide two spots

Cricket: Tour match to decide two spots

England's tour match against New Zealand XI has taken on an extra element of intrigue after Black Caps coach Mike Hesson declared a pair of duels will decide two test spots.

League: Injured Johnson to miss start of season

The Warriors will begin their NRL campaign without the services of Shaun Johnson, after the halfback was sidelined for three to four weeks with an arm injury.

Ralph Hotere dead at 81

Ralph Hotere dead at 81

Ralph Hotere, one of New Zealand's most acclaimed and provocative artists, has died.

Tennis: Erakovic wins maiden singles title

Tennis: Erakovic wins maiden singles title

Marina Erakovic has finally broken through on the women's tennis circuit, winning the Memphis WTA tournament this afternoon for her first career singles victory.

Father, son hurt in Picton boat explosion

A 7-year-old boy and his father suffered leg injuries when their boat exploded at Waikawa Marina in Picton this morning.

Lucky escape from Rotorua chopper crash

A helicopter pilot and three passengers had a lucky escape after crash landing on Lake Rotorua this morning.

Cycling: Young Kiwi crowned world champion

Cycling: Young Kiwi crowned world champion

Twenty-two-year-old rookie Aaron Gate had an agonising wait before being crowned track cycling world champion in Minsk, Belarus today.

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