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Franz Josef stabilising after big retreat

Franz Josef stabilising after big retreat

The spectacular ice retreat at Franz Josef Glacier appears to be stabilising, at least for now, a glaciologist says.

Boxing: Sonny Bill clinches victory

Boxing: Sonny Bill clinches victory

A night in which Sonny Bill Williams won his biggest challenge in the ring descended into controversy and anger in Brisbane.

Motorist rammed in road rage attack

A motorist was forced off the road after being rammed twice in a suspected road rage incident.

Golf: Ko makes steady start at NZ Open

New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko putted well to be in a share of fourth place among the early first round finishers at the New Zealand Women's Open in Christchurch.

Crowd gathers to farewell Sir Paul

Crowd gathers to farewell Sir Paul

Long-time friends, colleagues and loved ones have paid their last respects to Sir Paul Holmes at a service in Auckland.

Mountain bike hero does CPR on cyclist

A 70-year-old man seriously injured in Whakarewarewa Forest was given a "fighting chance" after a passing mountain biker performed CPR before paramedics arrived.

Cricket: Neesham called in for first T/20

Cricket: Neesham called in for first T/20

Otago all-rounder James Neesham has been called into the Black Caps squad for tomorrow night's opening match in the ANZ Twenty20 series at Auckland's Eden Park.

Ex-soldier given jail for 'chilling' murder

A former Iraqi soldier who hatched a "chilling" plan to mutilate his wife before taking his own life has been sentenced to at least 17 years in prison for her murder.

Doha fire: Nursery status questioned

Defence witnesses in a court hearing about the Doha mall fire that killed New Zealand triplets have questioned whether the daycare centre where more than a dozen children died was a licensed nursery.

Tennis: Erakovic dislocates thumb in hotel accident

The New Zealand Fed Cup team were dealt a double blow when they suffered their first defeat of the Asia/Oceania Group II tennis tournament yesterday but they will be without No 1 Marina Erakovic for the rest of their campaign after she dislocated a thumb.

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