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Tennis: Erakovic joins WTA player council

Tennis: Erakovic joins WTA player council

Kiwi tennis No1 Marina Erakovic isn't quite a veteran of the women's tennis tour but she's experienced enough to feel comfortable and to have been voted on to the player council yesterday, something which shows the respect she has from her fellow competitors.

League: Peyroux to start in Titans clash

League: Peyroux to start in Titans clash

Dominique Peyroux returns to NRL football for just the third time this season for the Warriors' clash against his former club Gold Coast at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday.

Hidden cameras in fight against billboard vandals

Hidden cameras in fight against billboard vandals

Political parties are using motion sensor cameras to catch election hoarding vandals, and passing the evidence on to police.

Hundreds cut costs with car rego rort

Hundreds cut costs with car rego rort

Hundreds of motorists are falsely registering their cars as ambulances, avoiding paying more than $200 in fees.

Rugby: Busy Smith setting standard for halfbacks

Rugby: Busy Smith setting standard for halfbacks

Aaron Smith is disproving the theory that international halfbacks cannot last a full test.

Equestrian: Kiwi riders hungry for win

Equestrian: Kiwi riders hungry for win

Andrew Nicholson gives short shrift to any notion that top quality preparation will guarantee success when the World Games eventing competition begins in Normandy tomorrow night (NZT).

Rowing: Almost a clean sweep for NZ

Rowing: Almost a clean sweep for NZ

It was almost a clean sweep; instead 12 of New Zealand's 13 crews at the world championships needed just one race to advance in their classes in Amsterdam.

'Two Wongs' joke just harmless fun - poll

'Two Wongs' joke  just harmless fun - poll

A resounding majority of voters think Winston Peters' joke that "two Wongs don't make a right" was just harmless fun, according to the latest Herald-Digipoll.

Pike River families confront Key in Greymouth

Pike River families confront Key in Greymouth

Prime Minister John Key stopped to talk to the Pike River families at a silent protest today, but did not talk directly to Jo Hall, the mother of Judd Hall who was described as a "feral" by Whaleoil blogger Cam Slater.

Swiss student killed on Palmerston North crossing

A woman hit and killed on a pedestrian crossing in Palmerston North yesterday was a Swiss woman studying in New Zealand.

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