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Home detention for hunting death

Home detention for hunting death

A Rotorua man who shot dead his hunting partner and friend James Dodds after mistaking him for a stag has been sentenced to six months' home detention and 250 hours' community work.

Rugby: Halftime to be extended in Super Rugby

The halftime break is to be extended from 10 to 12 minutes in this year's Super Rugby competition.

Quad bike debate heats up

Quad bike debate heats up

The debate over quad bike use is heating up as groups argue over how further deaths can be prevented.

Aussie critic sick of bad NZ television shows

An influx of "bad" Kiwi television across the ditch this summer has been slammed by an Australian writer who reckons he's had enough.

Doomsday asteroid passing Earth

A 325m-wide asteroid that has a chance of smashing into Earth in 2036 is passing by today.

Quick action nabs burglar

When John Morris saw a burglar climb out of his neighbour's home and run off down the street, he didn't think twice.

Football: Canadian media perplexed by Nelsen's appointment

Football: Canadian media perplexed by Nelsen's appointment

New Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen has been advised by local media to rent rather than buy when he eventually moves to the city to take up his post.

Rugby: Deans told to reapply for Wallabies job

Rugby: Deans told to reapply for Wallabies job

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will have to reapply for his position when his contract runs out at the end of the year, the new Australia Rugby Union chief executive Bill Pulver says.

Explosives threat in Auckland

Buildings were evacuated and a cordon placed around a central Auckland intersection this morning after two bags thought to contain explosives were found.

Convicted murderer recalled to prison

A convicted murderer has been recalled to prison after she was arrested for breaching her parole conditions.

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