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Christchurch teachers meet over school changes

Christchurch teachers will decide today what sort of industrial action they will take over the proposed school changes.

Police hunt dangerous fugitive

The hunt for dangerous gang associate Jackson Manson was sparked after a pistol was found in his abandoned car.

Police consider charges over eel deaths

Police are seeking legal advice on appropriate charges for two men who slaughtered tame eels from the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.

Endurance athletes may be harming hearts - study

The long bouts of hard exercise done by triathletes and marathon runners may be trimming years off their lives by causing tiny tears within their hearts, emerging research suggests.

Rough weather on the way

Rough weather on the way

One last rough patch of weather is on its way before the country will settle into a calm December, a forecaster says.

Golf: Otago and Waikato make perfect start

Otago and Waikato made perfect starts to the Toro Men's Interprovincial at the Otago Golf Club today.

Cricket: Otago pick up key win

Cricket: Otago pick up key win

Otago consolidated second place in the Plunket Shield standings after they accounted for Auckland inside three days at the Eden Park Outer Oval today.

Swimming: High performance coach leaves NZ national body

Scott Talbot, one of Swimming New Zealand's three high performance coaches, is to take up a new role in Australia.

Rugby: Hansen calls for respect after World Cup draw

Rugby: Hansen calls for respect after World Cup draw

The All Blacks have suffered too much World Cup misery to take anyone lightly in three years' time but Steve Hansen has reinforced the need for respect after the draw for the 2015 edition placed his team in the easiest of the four pools.

Yachting: NZ's new ocean event welcomed

The new annual ocean race from Auckland to Bluff has received the tick of approval from the organisers of the notorious Sydney to Hobart event and it's likely to be almost as challenging.

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