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Rugby: British media go cool on ABs after foul play

The All Blacks have received a predictably cool welcome in London from the British media following Andrew Hore's hit from behind on Wales lock Bradley Davies at Cardiff.

Arson suspected in scrub fires

The largest of three scrub fires that burned across the Western Bay of Plenty yesterday is believed to have been deliberately lit.

Man questioned after shots fired at house

Kawakawa police have apprehended a man who is believed to have fired about five shots at an address on the edge of the Bay of Islands town about 3pm yesterday.

Cricket: Cautious Taylor praises Williamson's effort

Unbeaten century maker Ross Taylor is not surprisingly remaining cautious despite a dominant first day of the second test from New Zealand against Sri Lanka.

Shotgun fired duirng violent attack

A shotgun was fired to stop a violent attack on a Bay of Plenty family by a hoard of gatecrashers who arrived at a family gathering armed with pieces of wood.

Five hospitalised with carbon monoxide poisoning

Five people, including a 9-year-old, who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning in west Auckland overnight are now in a stable condition.

Jackson races to finish final cut of Hobbit

Peter Jackson has finished his final cut of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, just days out from the film's premiere in Wellington.

Man stable after being gored by cattle beast

A man gored in the stomach by a longhorn cattle beast is today in a stable condition in hospital.

Taliban leader linked to NZ deaths killed

Taliban leader linked to NZ deaths killed

A senior Taliban leader thought to be behind a roadside bombing in which three New Zealand soldiers died has reportedly been killed by coalition forces.

Brother on sex charges flees to Sri Lanka

Brother on sex charges flees to Sri Lanka

Immigration New Zealand was left in the dark about a former Catholic brother who fled the country while awaiting extradition to Australia to face hundreds of sex abuse charges.

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