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Ship from Australia 'crawling with beetles'

Ship from Australia 'crawling with beetles'

Biosecurity officials said a vessel that arrived in Wellington from Australia this week was "literally crawling with hundreds of beetles".

Rugby coach sentenced over P deal

Rugby coach sentenced over P deal

The man in charge of the Tongan team at the 2007 Rugby World Cup has been jailed for his part in a conspiracy to import a massive amount of P that never existed.

'Dual jeopardy' for quake rescue workers

Many Christchurch rescue workers were unaware if their friends and families were safe during the initial rescue operation, a new study reveals.

Paul Holmes rubbishes 'weeks to live' report

Paul Holmes rubbishes 'weeks to live' report

Veteran broadcaster Paul Holmes says rumours he has been given only weeks to live are "rubbish".

Govt spies may face court

The Kim Dotcom case threatens to pull the country's most secretive spy agency into court in a bid which could probe intelligence links with the United States.

Lying and cheating part of life - survey

Lying is sometimes justified and therefore okay, according to young people, many of whom admit they have cheated in exams or stolen from shops.

Rugby: Carter in doubt for Wales game

Rugby: Carter in doubt for Wales game

Daniel Carter could be in doubt for Sunday morning's test against Wales.

In the final training run for the test in Cardiff, the first five felt some pain in his right leg when kicking and was taken away for further assessment.

Opinion: Cameron mugged by canny Green

Opinion: Cameron mugged by canny Green

He may have banked a good payday but it would have been no surprise if Shane Cameron returned from Melbourne yesterday minus his wallet, watch and jewellery.

Rugby: Weepu and Vito miss out

Piri Weepu and Victor Vito's strong tour form has not been enough to reward them with starts against Wales on Sunday.

Rugby: Shift back towards larger wings

As the rain sluiced the valleys and the All Blacks sloshed through their first serious practice of the week, Bryan Williams mused on his warm memories of touring Wales and how the game has changed.

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