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Rugby: Playoffs a long way off for Hurricanes

Rugby: Playoffs a long way off for Hurricanes

If the Hurricanes look a long way in to the distance they might be able to make out the Super Rugby playoffs.

Man in critical condition after tractor rescue

A Northland man who was seriously injured after his tractor went down a bank remains in a critical condition.

Car crushed between two buses

A car was crushed between two buses in Birkenhead this morning and an eyewitness said it was amazing nobody was badly hurt.

Electrocuted son vindicated by finding - mum

The mother of an Auckland builder who was electrocuted under his house says her son has been vindicated by a finding against the electricians whose faulty wiring turned the property into a death trap.

Rugby: Established ABs likely to be named in squad

Rugby: Established ABs likely to be named in squad

Younger All Black prospects will get their chance at several training camps this month. But when that group is cropped for the June test series against France, all the established All Blacks will be picked to restate their international credentials.

Under-age sex continued despite warnings

Under-age sex continued despite warnings

A man who continued having sex with an under-aged girl for well over a year despite knowing it was illegal will be sentenced in Masterton District Court on June 10.

Kelt pays debt but heat on

Kelt Capital has paid its debt to Inland Revenue but still faces liquidation and owner Sam Kelt faces bankruptcy proceedings.

No 'magic bullet ' to boost economies - mayors

The mayors of regions with the highest unemployment rates say there is no "magic bullet" to lift economic performance.

Someone else may have doped racehorse: vet

Someone else may have doped racehorse: vet

A veterinarian says someone else may have administered a prohibited racing drug to a horse he was caring for, in the leadup to a racing event it won.

Rugby: Carter and Crusaders resume rich rivalry with Brumbies

Rugby: Carter and Crusaders resume rich rivalry with Brumbies

Shortly after Dan Carter expressed his delight at returning to the Crusaders' starting line-up against the Brumbies he mentioned how once again the men from Canberra are the team to beat, just as they were at the start of his career.

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