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Football: Basalaj has edge to wear the gloves

Football: Basalaj has edge to wear the gloves

Just who will play in goal for the Wellington Phoenix against the Melbourne Heart at AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon won't be decided until the side gets to Australia, although schoolboy Scott Basalaj has the inside running.

Govt ignores mandatory reporting proposal

Govt ignores mandatory reporting proposal

A key recommendation in the landmark coroner's finding into the Kahui twins' deaths has been ignored by the Government in its child abuse white paper.

Stay of execution requested for heritage building

Demolition work is continuing apace on the historic Cranmer Court building in Christchurch despite a city council vote today asking the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority for a month's pause.

Football: Pavlovic out for Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix striker Mirjan Pavlovic is unlikely to be seen at the A-League club in the near future.

Boy racer tells cops: 'Next time I'll smoke you'

Boy racer tells cops: 'Next time I'll smoke you'

A boy racer caught after a 14-minute high-speed pursuit involving 10 police cars was unrepentant afterwards, telling officers: "Next time I'll smoke you.''

Where have all the whitebait gone?

Where have all the whitebait gone?

Already halfway through, the West Coast whitebait season has been sluggish as rain, flooded rivers and rough seas keep catches small and fishermen indoors.

Disqualified driver 'had to see his son'

Disqualified driver 'had to see his son'

The father of the 5-year-old boy killed by a bus on the West Coast in August ignored his driving disqualification to go to a cemetery and sit at his son's grave, a court has been told.

Man tasered after police chase to be sentenced

A man who was tasered after crashing a stolen vehicle while drunk during a police pursuit in the Hawkes Bay has been found guilty of charges arising from the incident.

Arrest follows armed offenders callout

Arrest follows armed offenders callout

A 26-year old man has been taken into police custody after an armed offenders squad callout in Christchurch this afternoon.

Three injured in Hawke's Bay crash

At least three people have been taken to hospital following an accident on the Hawke's Bay expressway.

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