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Warriors fight stadium shuffle

The Warriors are on the warpath, launching a last-minute bid to stop the Auckland Council forcing it from Mt Smart Stadium, its home for the last 20 years.

Fears for whales in port plan

Proposed Auckland port developments could be a killer blow for the harbour's already endangered New Zealand orca population, a wildlife expert fears.

How seven cricket fans spent $107k

Seven lucky spectators banked a cool $107,142.86 each, tax-free, for one-handed catches as some of the world's top batsmen sent sixes sailing into the stands during…

Wedding showers for joyous rower

If rain on your wedding day is a sign of good luck, then Olympic rowing gold medallist Hamish Bond and his new wife, Lizzie Travis, have a long and happy future together…


Cops eye up escaper in Aussie

New Zealand police have gone to Sydney to interview Simone Wright in a bid to persuade her to return here to face outstanding sex and fraud charges.


Segway gets a second chance in China

Segways are a revolutionary mode of transportation embraced by mall cops and helmeted tourists, but seemingly very few others. Some American cities have banned them…


US police admit fault in death

Baltimore police said a black man who later died should have got medical attention where he was arrested - before being put inside a police van.

'The shark came in and bit his leg off'

A man has described how he saw a great white shark bite a surfer's leg off and swim off with the limb in its jaws. The surfer is fighting for his life after being mauled…

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

Anzac mateship as strong as ever

The special relationship is the bond encapsulated in the word "Anzac", the union of the soldiers of this country with those of Australia during the ill-fated Turkish…

Life & Style

Royal baby: Brits camp for Kate wait

A growing crowd of royal fans has set up camp outside the London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to soon give birth to her second child.



Joker's new look revealed

The latest movie version of the Joker has been revealed - and he has a whole new look. The director of the upcoming Suicide Squad film has revealed what Jared Leto…




Carter still waits for form worm to turn

Sometimes it's not your day, the game does not run for you or play seems to be on the other side of the field. Go looking for action and it shifts to another area. That…


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