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Man arrested over Christchurch bank robbery

Man arrested over Christchurch bank robbery

A man has been arrested over the robbery of a Christchurch bank on Monday.

Bomb squad remove mortar shell from Tauranga home

An unexploded mortar shell found in the hot water cupboard of an unoccupied Tauranga house has been safely removed.

National rugby rep cleared of rape

National rugby rep cleared of rape

New Zealand under-20 rugby player Nathan Harris has been cleared of a rape allegation and South African police have closed their case.

Football: Bertos feels at home at right-back

Football: Bertos feels at home at right-back

It is one of life's mysteries why the All Whites and Wellington Phoenix have struggled so much to find a right-back and the latest special project is Leo Bertos.

Cat in a box spurs fracas

It began with a grouchy cat in a banana box and ended up in court after a dust-up between two men.

Boy's head held under water during assault

A 12-year-old boy was thrown into a river and had his head held underwater by a man who assaulted him in Christchurch, police say.

Rugby: Jane comebacks likely to have been lost in translation

Rugby: Jane comebacks likely to have been lost in translation

Cory Jane is rarely lost for words and, although he lost his phone early in the week which severely curtailed his Twitter fix, his sense of humour hasn't gone with it.

Yachting: Burling wants to make Korea out of sailing

Peter Burling had been looking forward to a bit of a rest this week.

Name suppression for Target carpet cleaner

A carpet cleaner caught on camera doing lewd acts at a woman's house has won permanent name suppression.

Golf: Fox shares lead in New Caledonia

Golf: Fox shares lead in New Caledonia

Auckland professional Ryan Fox is in a five-way share of the lead after two rounds of the South Pacific Golf Open Championship in New Caledonia.

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