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Golf: Geary ready to start over

At the age of 28, Josh Geary is having to start his professional golf career from scratch.

Caregivers avoid jail

Caregivers avoid jail

Two Child, Youth and Family caregivers have escaped jail, despite abusing a 2-year-old boy who was hospitalised with life-threatening hypothermia after being subjected to cold showers.

Man bashed in Westport assault

A Westport man is in Christchurch Hospital with a fractured eye socket after he was assaulted and thrown over a fence early on Sunday.

Girl flown to hospital after playground fall

A primary school girl has been flown to hospital with suspected back injuries after falling about four metres from playground equipment.

Ombudsman to look at school closures

Ombudsman to look at school closures

The Ombudsman's office will investigate the way the Education Ministry conducted consultation on school closures and mergers.

Siblings jailed after armed home invasion

Siblings jailed after armed home invasion

Six siblings have been jailed for bashing a couple during a violent home invasion in which a 14-year-old boy was knocked unconscious.

Breath test stress led to death

Breath test stress led to death

A woman who collapsed and died while giving an alcohol breath test to police in a booze bus was so stressed by the situation it set off an arrhythmia in her heart, a coroner's inquest has heard.

Pacific Blue pilot sentenced

Pacific Blue pilot sentenced

The pilot guilty of operating a commercial jet aircraft carelessly in Queenstown has been told his actions were arrogant and "increased the risk of tragedy occurring".

Netball: Corletto coming to grips with new style

Netball: Corletto coming to grips with new style

With all the focus on how Mystics coach Ruth Aitken was going to get her rookies up to speed for the season, the task facing Australian import Julie Corletto has largely been overlooked.

Judge slams 'disgusting' behaviour

Judge slams 'disgusting' behaviour

A man who urinated on an American woman in a Queenstown bar on Boxing Day has been lambasted by a judge.

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