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Rugby - Wallabies wallow in winter of discontent before All Blacks tests

| MELBOURNE<p>Underwhelming performances from the Wallabies in the June test window did little to lift the gloom over Australian rugby and doubts look set to follow them into bigger battles ahead, most notably against the All Blacks.<p>After a disappointing 2016, low profile June internationals against …

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Children's pet sheep killed in weekend attack in Little River, Canterbury

Warning: Distressing content "They're a pack of thieving pigs." That's the view of angry Little River builder Danny Bulman who woke on Saturday to …

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Wayne Smith’s role in transforming All Blacks culture bears fruit

The New Zealand assistant coach faced initial resistance to his attempts to introduce more responsibility and leadership into the team but it has paid off<p>Today, few doubt Wayne Smith’s passion for the All Blacks jersey. But it was not ever thus for the side’s cerebral assistant coach, whose command …

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Deer heads speared on branches at Vinegar Hill camping spot

The deer heads were found near the Vinegar Hill Camp ground in Rangitikei.<p>Three deer heads have been speared on the end of tree branches and their …

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Canterbury voted against the Tories for the first time in 176 years – here's what it tells us about the UK as a whole

Political earthquakes, terrorist outrages and man-made disaster are pounding Britain so frequently these days that it is scarcely possible to take in …

Christ Church

Lions’ Six Nations roots mean they cannot match the All Blacks’ verve

The Lions do not lack ambition and they would be too strong for South Africa and Australia but they have reflected the Six Nations – full-blooded yet limited<p>The Lions have been here before, trying to recover the series after losing the first Test in New Zealand. The last time they did so …

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Women's World Cup: Rain delays South Africa and New Zealand in Derby

<b>South Africa and New Zealand were left frustrated after persistent rain and a wet outfield at Derby threatened their Women's World Cup game on Wednesday.</b><p>The scheduled 10:30 BST start was delayed, with no teams announced.<p>Unless both sides can face a minimum of 20 overs, with 15:53 BST the latest …

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Computer programming set to go on primary school curriculum | Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 28 June 2017 | RNZ

Computer programming is about to stand alongside reading, writing and maths in the classroom in terms of core literacy skills. We take a look at what …

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Reports of illegal hunting near Tuatapere after pet goat was killed

Police are investigating reports of illegal hunting near Tuatapere after a pet goat was killed.

New Zealand News

Pandora says bye to users in Australia and New Zealand

Why it matters to you<p>The news coming out of the company this week is another indication of just how tough the competition still is in the music …

Apple Music

Not quite a Millennial? You could be a Xennial: Take our quiz

A new label is gaining traction for people who feel too old to relate to selfie-obsessed Millennials, but too young to fit in with the cynical Gen X …

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Takers exploit Sharing Shed swap space in Te Awamutu

Not everyone grasped the concept of the Sharing Shed.

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A Record Number of Millionaires are Fleeing to These Countries

As the political climate has begun to shift around the world, many millionaires are packing up and leaving their home countries for greener …

United Arab Emirates

Webster denied throwing 'dumb arse' punch, court told

Former New Zealand Breakers star Corey Webster told police he was out drinking with friends in a bar when a fight broke out but he didn't assault …

New Zealand News

Aussie, Kiwi Move Higher Against Broadly Weaker Greenback

The Australian and New Zealand dollars moved higher against their U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, as a delay on the U.S. healthcare vote weighed …

United States

Law firm DLA Piper hit by cyber attack

A law firm in New Zealand has been affected by the cyber attack gripping the world.<p>Ransomware known as Petya has so far affected shipping giant …

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NZ dollar steady after ECB hints

The New Zealand dollar spent the day treading water after its overnight tumble when European Central Bank president Mario Draghi hinted the ECB might …

European Central Bank

Team New Zealand promises to do ‘right thing’ with America’s Cup

TEAM New Zealand will “do the right thing” in formulating the next America’s Cup, chief executive Grant Dalton vowed after the Kiwis’ stunning …

Sport (Australia)

Trade with NZ fast-tracked

TRADERS in China and New Zealand will see customs clearance time cut by as much as half from next month when a mutual recognition agreement takes …

News (China)

Graveyard beneath former play yard

Have you ever wondered what lies beneath your feet?

New Zealand News

Pandora winds down in Australia and New Zealand, its only operations outside of the US

When it's time for the Wallabies to face the All Blacks, there is only one hope

Yup, the very nature of Twitter is that it is short and to the point, but even by those standards, the tweet from the Maitland Mumbler last Saturday …

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Positive outlook for NZ economy: Reserve Bank

The outlook for New Zealand's economic growth remains positive, albeit with considerable uncertainty remaining, the Reserve Bank says in its …

Monetary Policy

Brighter Future? The missing patients | Is this the Brighter Future? | RNZ

<b>Half a million people say they can't afford to see a family doctor because of the cost, and that number refuses to fall.</b><p>Whangarei GP Andrew Miller is …

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Aussies claim America's Cup glory

Those cheeky Aussies are at it again.<p>Forget Pharlap, pavlova and <i>Crowded House</i> - now they've claimed New Zealand's America's Cup win for themselves as …

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Team New Zealand's innovation helped and hindered by budget

Skipper Glenn Ashby and helmsman Peter Burling enjoy the ride on Team New Zealand's cycle-powered AC50 in Bermuda.<p>In the race between a team who …

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Greenpeace water report calls for cow decrease

Greenpeace is calling for public funding to be withdrawn from big irrigation schemes in a campaign to protect the health of New Zealand water.

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Peter Burling has eyes on making sailing history, completing triple crown

Peter Burling holds quiet ambitions of making further yachting history, setting his sights on pulling off an unprecedented triple crown by winning …

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Digital shake up for school curriculum revealed

Education MInister Nikki Kaye acknowledged it could be controversial given there were already concerns about the amount of time children spend online.<p>…

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Women in Horror: Victims no more

Movieclips Trailers<p>The Witch is part of a new wave of horror films where women are more than just victims.<p>At the end of this year's Cannes Film …

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