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10-hour crawl to safety

A Canadian tramper who fell and dislocated his shoulder, forcing him to crawl for 10 hours to reach shelter, has been rescued eight days after his ordeal began.

Work of art, by accident

Paul Currie accidentally used a broad-spectrum herbicide to treat his grass, prompting his neighbours to think he had been targeted by vandals.



Callaghan seeks Trends grant repayment

Callaghan Innovation has terminated a grant awarded to Trends Publishing International after an investigation it referred to the Serious Fraud Office and is seeking…


Al Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia

Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a UN van in northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of UNICEF.

Gallipoli 100: Birth of the Anzacs

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McCaw will be OK

Tell me if you've heard this before: Richie McCaw is looking old, the Crusaders are on the wane, Dan Carter is a shadow of his former self?




Rugby: ARU posts $6.3m loss

The Australian Rugby Union has announced a $AU6.3 million loss for 2014. Releasing its annual report for last year on Monday…

Women's sevens team ready for Rio

The New Zealand women's sevens side has virtually sealed Olympic qualification after dispatching Russia 29-10 in yesterday's Canada 7s Cup final in Langford to clinch…

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