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Rugby: Wales' confidence rising

Rugby: Wales' confidence rising

Cardiff is awash with youthful bravado every weekend as crowds invade the city hotspots.

Chain pulls novelty lighters from shelves

Chain pulls novelty lighters from shelves

A leading hardware retailer has pulled novelty lighters off their shelves after inquiries by NZME News Service were made in to the danger of their appeal to children.

Bowls: Ashton achieves notable first at NZ Open

Bowls: Ashton achieves notable first at NZ Open

Rob Ashton overcame a sluggish start and a tough opponent in Canterbury's Alvin Gardiner to achieve a notable first in the final of the New Zealand Open bowls men's singles at Henderson yesterday.

Netball: National body moves to improve coaching depth

Netball New Zealand has unveiled a new high performance coach development programme as part of the organisation's efforts to rebuild their elite coaching pool.

Wages 'docked over petrol thefts'

Wages 'docked over petrol thefts'

Gull has launched an investigation into claims petrol station attendants wages were docked when customers drive off without paying.

Wilson jailed for parole breach

Wilson jailed for parole breach

Serial sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson has been sentenced to six months in jail for breaching his parole conditions.

Child dies after driveway accident

Child dies after driveway accident

A 3-year-old girl has died after being run over in a West Auckland driveway.

Mt Taranaki climbers 'died of hypothermia'

Two Auckland climbers who died after becoming stranded near the summit of Mt Taranaki in freezing conditions on Labour weekend last year died of hypothermia, a coroner has ruled.

Rizalman pleads not guilty

Rizalman pleads not guilty

A former Malaysian defence attaché has pleaded not guilty to sex and assault charges relating to a Wellington woman.

Global commute for Kiwi meat workers

Global commute for Kiwi meat workers

Commuters stuck in motorway traffic might spare a thought for Anthony Russell's crew of slaughtermen travelling more than 17,000km to work in Iceland each year.

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