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Basketball: Breakers take streak to nine

The Breakers are sitting on cloud nine after tonight's record-breaking win over Wollongong, but next week they face the one side capable of bringing them back down to earth.

Dry weather keeps fire crews busy

Rural firefighters say the pressure is still on as scrub fires continue to flare up in tinder-dry areas.

Cricket: Otago continue run with big win

Cricket: Otago continue run with big win

Otago cricket's golden summer continued in Dunedin today when the Volts thrashed Wellington by an innings and 240 inside three days of their Plunket Shield encounter.

Man seriously hurt in motorbike hit-and-run

A 70-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a motorcycle in a hit-and-run incident in Warkworth this afternoon.

Rugby: Guildford withdraws from Crusaders

Rugby: Guildford withdraws from Crusaders

Troubled Crusaders wing Zac Guildford has withdrawn indefinitely from the Crusaders for this year's Super Rugby season to undertake an intensive treatment programme to address his ongoing personal issues.

NZ yachtie killed in Thailand named

NZ yachtie killed in Thailand named

The New Zealand yachtsman who was killed during a storm in Phuket, Thailand, yesterday has been named.

Rugby: ABs deal paying off for AIG

Rugby: ABs deal paying off for AIG

Insurance giant American International Group says it has already got business benefits from its sponsorship of the All Blacks.

Army to continue with live fire exercises

Army to continue with live fire exercises

The Army says it will continue holding live firing training exercises in hot, dry conditions despite sparking two major fires this week.

Cricket: Otago, Northern pile on the runs

Auckland and Wellington both spent long days in the field today as their opponents piled on the runs in Plunket Shield action in Hamilton and Dunedin.

Kiwi yachtsman killed in Thailand

A New Zealand yachtsman has been killed during a sudden storm in Phuket, Thailand, this morning.

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