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Tears flow for Hughes

The cricketing world halted overnight to pay tribute to one of its own after the death of young Australian international batsman Phillip Hughes.

Speed leeway falls to nil

Motorists driving anywhere over the posted speed limit could land themselves a fine, as police do away with the notion of a "speed tolerance" for the summer period


Drowned man wasn't wearing lifejacket

The body of 24-year-old William Rouppe van der Voort was recovered from Lake Rotorua by the Police National Dive Squad yesterday. Divers found his body about 500m from…


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Deloitte Top 200 winners announced

Simon Challies of retirement village operator Ryman Healthcare has been named executive of the year and Air New Zealand company of the year at the Deloitte Top 200 Awards…


Sales of guns soar after Ferguson riots

Racially charged protests in Ferguson are fuelling an exponential increase in gun sales among mainly white customers at one of the premier shooting ranges in the United…


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All Blacks trio on China mission

A trio of All Blacks have been on a three-pronged mission to China this week. The players, Aaron Cruden, TJ Perenara and Patrick Tuipulotu, have been in Beijing for…

Rugby: All Blacks sweep nominations

After a strong season in which they retained their No 1 world ranking, the All Blacks unsurprisingly dominate the 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards nominations.


The empty seat syndrome

Crowdsourcing has become one of the commercial buzzwords of the internet age, but for many sporting organisations around New Zealand sourcing crowds is of greater importance…

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