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School pranks worry police

School pranks worry police

End-of year school pranks are raising concerns among Dunedin police who say it may only be a matter of time before someone is seriously injured.

Emotions high; sense of finality

Emotions high; sense of finality

They choked back tears as Attorney-general Christopher Finlayson told them what they already knew: that their loved ones should never have died in the Pike River mine tragedy.

$19m broadband upgrade at Otago University

$19m broadband upgrade at Otago University

The University of Otago is part way through a $19 million plan to upgrade its internet network - which includes the rollout of free wireless for students and staff within the boundaries of its campuses.

Cricket: NZ should be pleased by performance

Cricket: NZ should be pleased by performance

Cricket can throw up results which are misleading, such as yesterday's 14-run win for Sri Lanka over New Zealand in Pallekele.

Cricket: Taylor, Ellis sent to hospital

Cricket: Taylor, Ellis sent to hospital

Black Caps captain Ross Taylor and Andrew Ellis are being treated for dehydration at a local hospital but both could play in tomorrow night's third one-dayer against Sri Lanka.

Football: Rojas earns the Victory

The last time Marco Rojas played the Wellington Phoenix, he left with a broken jaw. This time, he left with a broad smile.

'Gay' just means 'weird': Key

'Gay' just means 'weird': Key

Prime Minister John Key says "gay" just means "weird" and he had no intention of offending anyone when he used it on a radio show last week.

Netball: Williams to miss Fast5

Netball: Williams to miss Fast5

Captain Casey Williams will miss the inaugural Fast5 World Netball Series in Auckland this weekend to make further progress in the rehabilitation of her left knee.

Rugby: Williams tells of pressure to repay selectors

Rugby: Williams tells of pressure to repay selectors

A controversial selection from the outset, Ali Williams has revealed to the international press that he was told by Steve Hansen to stand in front of his teammates and explain what it meant to be among them.

Woman's actions 'incomprehensible'

Woman's actions 'incomprehensible'

The actions of a woman who gave her daughter a gun and told her to shoot the man she accused of assaulting her have been called "incomprehensible" by a judge.

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