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Coaching supremo Wayne Smith is staying tight-lipped over speculation he is about to take the reins at Harlequins.
One person is dead and another critically injured after a high-speed crash on a river in the Hawkes Bay.
A South African rugby critic is turning the heat on All Black captain Kieran Read, accusing him of a "clear professional foul around the neck".
A man has died in a boating incident near Gisborne tonight.
A man who was fired via text message after only seven days of work has been awarded $26,500 by the Employment Relations Authority.
A day at the beach has turned to tragedy for the family of a 7-year-old boy who died after a hole he was digging collapsed on him at a Northland beach.
All Black coach Steve Hansen brought his defensive A-game to the interview table today as curiosity grows about Wayne Smith signing on for another stint.
A Christchurch physiotherapist has been struck off for asking to massage an intimate area of a woman referred to him for vocal problems.
It's her first full season as a professional and she's taken on a new coach but Lydia Ko has still begun 2014 as she ended last year - at the top of the leaderboard.
The original Kiwi Bachelor, Art Green, and his girlfriend Matilda Rice will take to the country's longest runway at iD Dunedin Fashion Week next month.
Jetstar will quit flying to regional centres, dealing a blow who have benefited from lower air fares as a result of competition.
The death toll from Cyclone Winston in Fiji has risen to 20, with more people still unaccounted for after the devastating storm.
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum turned a hundred into a double century yesterday, putting his side in a dominant position in its test against India at Eden Park.