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Life ban for punching referee

Former Hawke's Bay Magpies player Whetu Barber's current club has imposed a lifetime ban after he punched a referee in the head during a Good Friday club rugby match…


The poaching of Shane Jones

National's audacious poaching of Shane Jones could be seen as a cynical ploy to undermine the electoral chances of the Opposition, writes Bryce Edwards.





Pistorius family denies acting lessons

The Pistorius family has denied that the athlete took acting classes before his murder trial, following accusations that he was "coached" by a professional actor.


Cat app top priority for Abbott officials

The Australian government used up more than 130 pages of correspondence talking about a viral web plug-in that replaces pictures of their Prime Minister with 'cute kittens'…


Protesters egg PM's car

Protesters egged Prime Minister John Key's ministerial BMW as it collected him from a state housing development in Napier this afternoon.



Rugby Herald: Bye-bye Benji


Benji Marshall is leaving the Blues and getting a release from his NZRU contract, Gregor Paul and Wynne Gray give expert opinion and analysis of what has gone wrong…


100 best All Blacks - Day 3

NZ Herald senior rugby writer Wynne Gray begins his naming on the 100 Great All Blacks. Day three features five players.

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