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Kayaker abandons mission

Kayaker Scott Donaldson has abandoned his attempt to cross the Tasman Sea after being injured in horrendous conditions last night.

Is this the best World Cup ever?

Herald football writer Steven Holloway and his father Bruce, two-time NZ football writer of the year, argue over whether the 2014 World Cup is the best edition ever

Man dies after ice, drink game

A man suffered a heart attack and died after a heavy drinking session during which he had a bucket of ice poured over his head as part of a social media game.

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Dreamliner arrival due 4pm

Aucklanders should get a good look at Air New Zealand's first Dreamliner this afternoon, with the plane due to arrive between 4pm and 4.30pm.



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