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Human blood found behind church

Police are investigating whether or not a serious assault may have taken place behind a church in Hamilton after a large amount of human blood was discovered.



Kiwi tourist attacked by orangutan

It was a case of the Kiwi against the orang-utan - and with those long arms and sharp teeth against him, the New Zealand tourist had no chance.


From China to Christchurch

China Southern is expanding into Christchurch with direct services to Guangzhou three times a week using a Dreamliner.


Life & Style






All Blacks history lost in fire

All Blacks great Alex 'Grizz' Wyllie has today picked through the charred remains of his famous North Canterbury rugby clubrooms which burned down overnight.


No 21 - French v Kiwi ref

England had won a spiteful quarter-final clash, 19-10 against France in Paris and would move on to the 1991 World Cup semifinal against Scotland. Before the Parc des…

ITM Cup: Hickey puts cricket on hold

The 24-year-old batsman is contracted to the Northern Knights but he is enjoying another gig at the moment - playing halfback and kicking goals for the Auckland rugby…

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