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Man who froze dead cats receives ban

Man who froze dead cats receives ban

An Auckland man who crammed 38 dead cats into his freezer has been allowed to keep his three surviving felines but banned from acquiring any more.

League: Thompson gets late Kiwis call-up

League: Thompson gets late Kiwis call-up

West Tigers forward Bodene Thompson received a late call-up for the NZ Kiwis' Four Nations campaign, after Sydney Roosters prop Sam Moa withdrew due to family illness yesterday.

Netball: Silver Ferns name unchanged line-up

The Silver Ferns have named an unchanged line-up to face England in a two-test series later this month.

Basketball: Breakers forward sentenced over bar fight

Basketball: Breakers forward sentenced over bar fight

Breakers forward Reuben Te Rangi has been sentenced to 160 hours' community work and a $1000 payment for his involvement in a New Plymouth bar fight.

Teen pleads guilty to good Samaritan attack

Teen pleads guilty to good Samaritan attack

A teenager has pleaded guilty to attacking good Samaritan Lucy Knight as she intervened during a bag snatch outside a supermarket.

Second teen charged over Whangarei murder

A second teenager has been charged with the murder of Whangarei man Michael Griffin.

Court quashes murder conviction

The Court of Appeal has quashed the murder conviction of a Te Puke man found guilty of killing Tauranga businessman Gary Kimura and substituted it with manslaughter.

Teen hit in head by tractor bucket

A young man suffered serious head injuries when a tractor bucket fell on his head in the Hauraki Plains yesterday.

Cunliffe mulls quitting as MP in 2017

Cunliffe mulls quitting as MP in 2017

Labour's former leader David Cunliffe says he will never run to be leader again and has not decided whether he will stand for Parliament in 2017.

Lorde up for five NZ music awards

Lorde up for five NZ music awards

Lorde is one of the leading contenders for this year's Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

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