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Rugby: Thomson case shows flaws

Rugby: Thomson case shows flaws

The pressure has been ramped on the IRB to refine and improve their judicial process ahead of the next World Cup with fears that the tournament could be ruined if the Adam Thomson case is anything to go by.

Football: TV deal gets Phoenix financial reprieve

The massive new A-League broadcasting deal will be a "financial game changer" for the Phoenix, allowing them to put their financial woes behind them.

Netball: Fans slow to embrace Fast5

Netball: Fans slow to embrace Fast5

It attracted $650,000 over three years from ATEED, the Auckland Council's economic and international events agency, but netball's first Fast5 tournament did not attract the objective of that sponsorship money - visitors.

Cunliffe's display 'disloyal'

Cunliffe's display 'disloyal'

Labour leader David Shearer says the display of David Cunliffe's leadership ambitions at last week's party conference was "disloyal" and destroyed trust he had in his MP.

Driver seriously injured in stockcar crash

Driver seriously injured in stockcar crash

A stockcar driver suffered serious injuries after his car collided with another car before hitting a concrete wall, during a race at Te Marua Speedway in Wellington yesterday.

Canoeing: Top award for Olympic gold medallist

Canoeing: Top award for Olympic gold medallist

New Zealand's first Olympic gold medal winner in women's sprint canoeing, Lisa Carrington, won the supreme Albie Pryor Memorial Sportsperson of the Year at the Maori Sports Awards in Auckland last night.

Invercargill ticket wins $20m Lotto jackpot

Invercargill ticket wins $20m Lotto jackpot

A lucky Lotto punter has won more than $20 million dollars after buying the winning ticket from an Invercargill stationery shop.

Missing woman's body found

Missing woman's body found

Police have confirmed a body discovered in a forest area close to State Highway 38 near Murupara is that of missing 51-year-old Michelle Hoffman-Tamm, from Rotorua.

Fond memories of Wellington Prison

Fond memories of Wellington Prison

As Uwe Preuss walks through Wellington Prison he can point out where he got married, where he conceived his daughter and the cells he called home for a third of his life.

Neighbours drag woman from burning home

Neighbours drag woman from burning home

Neighbours braved raging flames to drag a woman from her burning home mere seconds before the house exploded.

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