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Comedian's indecent assault sentence excessive, court told

Comedian's indecent assault sentence excessive, court told

A sentence of home detention handed down to a comedian for indecently assaulting his 4-year-old daughter was excessive because it would cost him his career, his lawyer has told a court.

Rugby: Legend of Porta lives on

Rugby: Legend of Porta lives on

One of Hugo Porta's most treasured possessions hangs on a wall above the desk of his office in suburban Buenos Aires.

Crown won't pursue tougher sentence for road rage attack

Crown won't pursue tougher sentence for road rage attack

The Solicitor-General has decided not to appeal the non-custodial sentence of financial analyst Guy Hallwright, despite saying it was "undoubtedly lenient".

Road closed after spill on Rimutaka Hill

Motorists faced a long wait at the Rimutaka Hill yesterday morning after a diesel spill which caused at least one crash.

League: Elliott, Kidwell combo tip for Warriors

League: Elliott, Kidwell combo tip for Warriors

Signs point to a combination of veteran coach Matt Elliott and rookie David Kidwell at the Warriors next season.

Rugby: Carter to return for All Blacks

Rugby: Carter to return for All Blacks

Dan Carter will make his much-awaited return from a calf injury when he lines up at first-five for the All Blacks against Argentina in La Plata on Sunday (NZT).

Rugby: Much-needed win for Waikato

Rugby: Much-needed win for Waikato

Waikato got the confidence boost they desperately needed ahead of a potential Ranfurly Shield challenge next week by breaking a two-match losing streak with a 20-19 victory over Tasman in their ITM Cup match at Waikato Stadium tonight.

Search for missing soldier continues

Search for missing soldier continues

The Navy dive squad will use sonar equipment when they return to Lake Moawhango to search for missing soldier Michael Ross tomorrow.

Cricket: India A take control

New Zealand A trail India A's first innings total by 234 runs at the end of day two today of the first four-day match at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.

No sign of missing Nelson woman

No sign of missing Nelson woman

Teams with a search dog have failed to find Nelson woman Ann Sheridan, who was reported missing on Monday.

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