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Golf: Barltrop beats brother to win HK Seniors Open

New Zealand's Michael Barltrop held off his older brother Rodney and Hong Kong golfer Joe Pethes by one shot to claim the Hong Kong Seniors Open Amateur Championship at Fanling.

Whitebait festival may be cancelled

Whitebait festival may be cancelled

Westland District Council chief executive Tanya Winter has recommended cancelling the 'Great Whitebait Festival' next year after discovering that losses from the inaugural event in Christchurch at Labour Weekend were far greater than originally thought.

Telecom cuts roaming costs

Telecom has slashed international data roaming costs, with a $6 flat daily rate for customers travelling in Australia.

Petrobras sought partner before pulling out

Petrobas officials made a last-ditch attempt to save their Raukumara Basin exploration project by asking for time to seek a financial partner.

Victims' families welcome CTV report

Victims' families welcome CTV report

Families of Canterbury Television building collapse victims have welcomed the findings of a royal commission into the building's collapse.

Jail term for sexual violation at nightclub

A Gisborne nightclub manager has been jailed for six years, nine months for the sexual violation and indecent assault of a 21-year-old employee.

Cricket: Someone 'definitely' lying - Taylor

Cricket: Someone 'definitely' lying - Taylor

Ross Taylor has disputed New Zealand Cricket's version of the events that led to him being replaced as Black Caps skipper.

Rugby: Williams to captain Blues

Rugby: Williams to captain Blues

Blues coach Sir John Kirwan has handed the captaincy of the franchise and a big vote of confidence to the mercurial Ali Williams.

Drug-dealing dad spared jail sentence

Drug-dealing dad spared jail sentence

As Kerikeri solo dad Neil Arthur Phillips entered the dock for sentencing on dope dealing charges, his two teenage sons rushed over from the public gallery to give him a hug.

'Gay' account denied in Cottrell trial

One of the men accused of murdering a Wellington journalist allegedly told his girlfriend that the man looked "gay" so his friend got smart to him moments before the pair punched and kicked him.

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