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Dunedin computer users harder to hack

Dunedin internet users have better wi-fi security than Auckland and and Wellington, making them harder for computer hackers to access.

Rugby: Smith and Coles return for Hurricanes

Captain Conrad Smith and hooker Dane Coles will return for the Hurricanes for a crucial clash against the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday night.

Thaw begins as cold snap eases

The bitterly cold snap that has brought snow and freezing conditions to many places is set to ease today, with warmer temperatures and clearer skies expected across the country.

Tennis: Erakovic into second round at French Open

Tennis: Erakovic into second round at French Open

New Zealand No1 Marina Erakovic has advanced to the second round of the French Open after a straight sets victory over Elena Baltacha at Roland Garros.

Life good in NZ - except for the poor

New Zealand has scored well in a global study in safety, education, community involvement and even health - but a big gap between the richest and poorest remains.

Scammers holding PCs to ransom

Computer users are being warned of a new scam that holds a user to ransom by locking his or her machine and asking for money.

Cricket: McCullum admits team beset by doubt

Cricket: McCullum admits team beset by doubt

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has admitted the 2-0 series loss away to England has riddled his team with self-doubt, despite the improvements of the drawn home series.

Cricket: Rain can't save the Black Caps

Cricket: Rain can't save the Black Caps

The England cricket team's meteorological department proved better than other weather pundits as rain held off long enough to secure a 247-run victory over New Zealand at Headingley in 86 minutes' play on the final day.

'It was heading straight for us'

'It was heading straight for us' Students feared for their lives when an out-of-control car jumped a kerb, crashed through a fence and dropped to stop vertically "on its nose" on a snow-covered Dunedin road.

Fresh holes appear in Esplanade

Fresh holes appear in Esplanade A relentless sea continues to suck out fill from under the Esplanade, creating new holes in the pavement and expanding cavities that appeared on Sunday.
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