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Football: Phoenix thumped by Mariners

The Wellington Phoenix are still within touching distance of the A-League playoffs but they need to pick up some points in a hurry after they were drilled 5-0 by the Central Coast Mariners in Gosford last night.

Boxing: Botha bout adds to SBW legend

Boxing: Botha bout adds to SBW legend

Sonny Bill Williams will emerge victorious from tonight's stoush with the White Buffalo.

Accused fraudster had 'treasure trove'

A fake crown, a signed All Blacks jersey and hundreds of Louis Vuitton products are among almost 1000 items once owned by the New Zealand man accused of defrauding the Queensland Government of $A16 million.

Cricket: Wickets tumble in Christchurch

There's more than a good chance there will be an outright result from the Plunket Shield match between Canterbury and Northern Districts after 20 wickets fell on day one at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch today.

Kiwi links to Aussie drugs scandal

Kiwi links to Aussie drugs scandal

Australian sport is in turmoil after reports of widespread drug use and links to organised crime, but Drug Free Sport New Zealand says the problem has not necessarily crossed the Tasman.

Pillion passenger killed in Christchurch named

A pillion passenger on a motorbike who was killed in Christchurch yesterday has been named by police.

Body found on Napier beach identified

A woman whose body washed up on a Napier beach on Tuesday has been named by police.

Cricket: No need to clear air with McCullum - Taylor

Cricket: No need to clear air with McCullum - Taylor

Ross Taylor's first morning back in camp was no time for a beer, but the former skipper thinks he and Brendon McCullum will share a drink in the coming days.

Dollar drops on news of unemployment fall

Dollar drops on news of unemployment fall

The New Zealand dollar fell by more than half a US cent today after Statistics NZ (SNZ) labour data showed that the employment rate fell to its lowest point in 10 years in the December quarter.

Man killed by train was due in court

A man hit and killed by a train in Christchurch on Monday night was due in court today.

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