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Gisborne trying to lure Aucklanders

One of New Zealand's smallest cities is attempting to lure Aucklanders by cashing in on its cheap housing, ample employment opportunities and warmer weather.

Book reveals new suspect in tourist murders

Book reveals new suspect in tourist murders

A psychopath confessed to the murder of two young Swedish tourists for which David Tamihere spent 21 years in jail, says a new book.

Hitchhiking farm worker goes missing

A 22-year-old Waikato farm worker is missing after hitching a ride home on Friday night, sparking fears for his safety.

Nelson pub gutted by suspicious fire

A Nelson pub was gutted by a suspicious fire that sparked fears for an adjacent petrol station early this morning.

Auckland baker sentenced over cockroach infestation

Auckland baker sentenced over cockroach infestation

The owner of an Auckland bakery has been sentenced for breaching standards by having a "severe cockroach infestation" in her premises.

Rugby: Hansen shows hard edge with 'martyr' comment

Rugby: Hansen shows hard edge with 'martyr' comment

New Zealand Rugby Union boss Steve Tew says it's only now that we are beginning to see the "real" Steve Hansen.

Hockey: NZ duo blaze trail in Indian league

Talented New Zealand striker Nick Wilson hopes his and teammate Simon Child's selection for the inaugural Indian Hockey League will open the door for more Black Sticks in the coming seasons.

Football: Police tasked with finding fan who abused Ifill

Football: Police tasked with finding fan who abused Ifill

Police have been called in after Wellington Phoenix striker Paul Ifill complained of being the victim of a ''blatantly racist'' slur during his side's loss in Adelaide on Sunday.

Cyclone Evan: Fiji declares state of disaster

Cyclone Evan: Fiji declares state of disaster

A state of natural disaster has been declared for 15 days in Fiji as the Pacific nation begins the clean-up in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Evan.

Cricket: Southee steals show for ND

Cricket: Southee steals show for ND

The Black Caps' loss has been Northern Districts' gain, with Tim Southee producing a stunning individual performance on day one of his team's Plunket Shield match in Wellington today.

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