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Man faces trial over Mellory Manning death

A man charged with the 2008 murder of Christchurch prostitute Mellory Manning will stand trial next year.

Swimming: Boyle wins 800m at world champs

New Zealand swimmer Lauren Boyle has won gold in the final of the 800m freestyle on the second day of the world short course championships in Turkey this morning.

Probe into radio blackout during tunnel alert

Transpower will investigate why five contractors, who were at the centre of an emergency in an Auckland tunnel last night, were not able to radio back to their employers for three hours.

Turia signals end of time as MP

Turia signals end of time as MP

Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia will not stand for Parliament again in 2014, saying she will finally go ahead with plans to retire and could step down as party co-leader by the middle of next year.

Fisherman baffled by 'bizarre' theft of boat

Fisherman baffled by 'bizarre' theft of boat

A Tauranga man has been left baffled and angry at the "bizarre" theft of his commercial fishing boat - a crime which could cost him tens of thousands of dollars.

$1000 reward after pet cat shot

$1000 reward after pet cat shot

An Auckland cat owner is hoping a reward will lead to information about who shot her 1-year-old seal burmese with an airgun.

Public faith at stake in Bain case - Collins

The public's confidence in the judicial system is at stake in the David Bain compensation case, says Justice Minister Judith Collins.

'Aussie' Kiwis may regain welfare rights

More than 100,000 New Zealanders living as "indefinite temporaries" in Australia may finally gain rights to Australian welfare and student loans following a landmark joint transtasman inquiry.

Rugby: McCaw award caps stellar year

Rugby: McCaw award caps stellar year

All Blacks' skipper Richie McCaw was named the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year in last night's national rugby awards, which also saw accolades for All Blacks' coach Steve Hansen, and the world champion All Blacks.

Basketball: Breakers bounce back with big win

Basketball: Breakers bounce back with big win

The most dangerous team in the Australian NBL may be the Breakers the week following defeat.

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