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Miracle cure? I doubt it

Former All Blacks doctor sceptical of the so-called Fijian "miracle cure" used to treat star winger Waisake Naholo's broken leg.

Could Springboks really be banned?

Choosing between Charles Piutau and Waisake Naholo for the All Blacks is child's play compared to what the Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer faced, writes Chris Rattue.


Auckland's cycle network one step closer

The construction of a vital link in Auckland's inner city cycle network is one step closer - with the arrival of two of the seven sections needed to build the bridge…


Bull run deaths rise to 12

A man in his 60s has died after being gored in a bull run in Spain, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 this year, the deadliest in 15 years.


More big gigs promised for NZ

US concert giant Live Nation has asked for permission to buy the management company of Vector Arena - which could mean more…


Labour MP rebels on charter school

Labour's associate education spokesman attended a charter school fundraiser - despite his party being bitterly opposed to the controversial schooling model.

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All Blacks: 'Bring the Cup home'

All Blacks Head coach Steve Hansen says "We can't win this World Cup by having something ordinary - we have to bring something different and he brings that."It's apparent…






Rugby: Feeney named Blues backline coach

Auckland coach Paul Feeney has been promoted to look after the Blues backline in next year's Super rugby campaign. Feeney will look after the attacking structures and…

What next for the All Blacks?

With yesterday's naming of the 31-man All Blacks squad, the players and staff now begin their final few weeks of preparation before the Rugby World Cup begins. The…

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