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Cricket: Skipper's form only relief for NZ

Cricket: Skipper's form only relief for NZ

Brendon McCullum's performances against England will go into the tourists' planning file for June's Champions Trophy.

Rugby: Good signs for Blues in win

Rugby: Good signs for Blues in win

Blues coach John Kirwan eyeballed his squad early in the week and demanded they show "mongrel dog attitude" for their Super 15 initiation.

Crews contain large scrub fire

Firefighters have contained a large scrub fire north of Auckland despite having to contend with steep terrain and limited water supplies.

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.

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