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Cricket: Southee and Nicol unable to travel

Cricket: Southee and Nicol unable to travel

New Zealand Cricket confirmed today that Tim Southee and Rob Nicol will not travel with the team to Kandy following an illness picked up during the Black Caps' ICC World Twenty20 campaign in Sri Lanka.

Police believe missing woman dead

Police believe missing woman dead

Police say the disappearance of pregnant Auckland woman Rae Portman is now being treated as a homicide.

Man charged with sexually assaulting girl

Man charged with sexually assaulting girl

A man in his early 40s will appear in Christchurch District Court tomorrow after allegedly indecently assaulting a 12-year-old girl in a Dallington park today.

Multiple arrests at welfare reform protest

As many as half-a-dozen protesters of the second wave of welfare reforms have been arrested today at the Ministry of Social Development's Auckland regional office.

Christchurch school wins reprieve

Christchurch school wins reprieve

A Christchurch school which feared closure or merger with a cross-city rival has won a reprieve after crunch talks with education ministry bosses.

School tutor jailed for sexual abuse

School tutor jailed for sexual abuse

A young tutor at an Auckland school who came to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup has been jailed for sexually abusing boys.

'Hypocritical' NZ failing eco-treasure

'Hypocritical' NZ failing eco-treasure

The great-great-great-granddaughter of the man who discovered the Ross Sea says the New Zealand Government is destroying her legacy by failing to protect one of the last intact marine ecosystem in the world.

Rugby: Forbes back from eye injury for Counties

Counties Manukau captain DJ Forbes has recovered from an eye injury and has been named in the team to play Manawatu in Palmerston North on Thursday night.

Older Kiwis having unsafe sex

Older Kiwis having unsafe sex

Older New Zealanders are having lots of sex but most aren't doing it safely, a survey has revealed.

Charles, Camilla confirmed for NZ tour

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit New Zealand in November to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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