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Rugby: Buller claim crucial bonus-point win

Brilliant tries in the first couple of minutes of the match and in the very last minute bookended a solid Buller performance as they ran out 34-16 winners over a Horowhenua-Kapiti side which attacked at every opportunity but lacked overall structure.

Rugby: South Canterbury win tryfest against Poverty bay

South Canterbury second five-eighths Faa'atu Tuamoheloa celebrated his 103rd game in the green and black colours with a superb display in his side's 52-33 Heartland Championship win against Poverty Bay in Gisborne today.

New Rotorua tourism campaign targets Aucklanders

New Rotorua tourism campaign targets Aucklanders

Rotorua has launched a domestic tourism campaign targeting affluent Aucklanders.

Anna Guy tells of 'heartbreaking' impact on family

The former wife of jailed farmer Ewen Macdonald says giving evidence at his murder trial was "probably the worst thing I have ever had to do in my life".

Woman bites rival's breast in fight

Woman bites rival's breast in fight

A verbal row that had festered for two years on Facebook escalated to physical violence, with one of two female protagonists biting the breast of the other when they finally met, a court has been told.

Heed grieving mum's experiences: Coroner

Coroner Ian Smith has urged mental health services in Wairarapa to use the experiences of a Masterton woman who lost her son to suicide last year.

Body of missing Nelson woman found

Searchers have found the body of Nelson woman Ann Sheridan in dense bushland near the city.

House collapses in Thames blaze

A home has collapsed as firefighters battled a large blaze threatening neighbouring properties in Thames early this morning.

Rugby: McCaw fit for 'true test' of All Blacks

Rugby: McCaw fit for 'true test' of All Blacks

All Black captain Richie McCaw is fit and ready to enter what he regards as the two toughest challenges of the year for his team and a true test of what it's capable of.

Teen critical after Taranaki crash

Teen critical after Taranaki crash

A teenager with major facial injuries has been cut from a crashed car and rushed to hospital in a critical condition this morning.

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