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Gunman's motive unclear

Terror arrived at the doors of the Canadian government today, as at least two gunmen mounted what appeared to be a co-ordinated attack in the heart of the capital.

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Auckland rates: Valuation up 29pc

The average valuation increase for all Auckland properties is 29 per cent, but the new values won't be used to help set rates until July next year.

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The Highlanders have signed Tasman duo Alex Ainley and Marty Banks and Taranaki wing Waisake Naholo. Ainley has had a strong season at lock with the Makos after returning…

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When South Auckland league administrators examined options to grow the 13-man code within the region, the Asian and Indian communities appealed as untapped resources…

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