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Cricket: Ryder considered for NZ A squad

Cricket: Ryder considered for NZ A squad

The New Zealand A players to travel to United Arab Emirates next month now won't be named until Friday.

Cricket: Some bright spots for NZ from SA series

Cricket: Some bright spots for NZ from SA series

It's a start and despite the overall outcome, New Zealand won't consider their lost series against the South Africans as a train wreck to start a long an important summer.

Netball: Ferns out to restore pride against England

Netball: Ferns out to restore pride against England

The Silver Ferns' run-on side for tonight's opening test against England is expected to reflect a reshuffling of the deck in the attack end.

League: Kiwis out to end drought

League: Kiwis out to end drought

The Kiwis may need to overcome a 61-year hoodoo if they are to win the Four Nations tournament.

'Going back was just not an option'

The driver of a speeding vehicle which caught fire at the end of a bizarre police chase had no choice but to turn himself in after hiding in dense bush and gorse proved too rough, a witness says.

'Senseless' unprovoked attack in Invercargill

'Senseless' unprovoked attack in Invercargill

A 26-year-old man suffered a fractured skull in a "senseless" unprovoked attack in Invercargill early Saturday morning.

ANZ staff picket ODI

ANZ workers and their union picketed an international cricket match sponsored by the bank today in the face of proposed changes to their collective agreement.

League: Nightingale put try error behind him

Kiwis winger Jason Nightingale admits he was "fighting some demons" for the first half of Saturday's test, struggling to put what could have been a grave mistake out of his mind.

Mosque fire suspicious

Mosque fire suspicious

A fire at an Auckland mosque that has been at the centre of allegations of extremist Islamic teaching is being treated as suspicious.

Investigations into Te Kuiti train death

Investigations into Te Kuiti train death

A teenage boy was killed after he was struck by a freight train in Te Kuiti yesterday evening.

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