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Lodge hype grows after Brisbane debut
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:38

Brisbane assistant Kevin Walters is trying to play down the Matt Lodge hype but it may be easier said than done after the giant prop's impressive club...

Police investigating Hastings incidents including arson and horseback attack
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:42

Police are investigating several serious incidents in Hastings at the weekend, including an attack on two people by horseback riders on Saturday.A 19-...

Slater shoulder injury not serious: Storm
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:42

Melbourne say Billy Slater's failure to play out their World Club Challenge win over Leeds was a precautionary measure after he jarred his shoulder. ...

Police investigate attack by three people on horseback
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:30

A series of concerning incidents in Hastings over the weekend are being investigated by police - including an attack on a young man by three people wh...

Warriors beat second-string Storm in trial
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:39

The Warriors score two tries in each half to beat Melbourne Storm 20-14 in a pre-season trial. Rugby League

Dufty shines, Dragons rusty against Hull
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:34

Fullback Matt Dufty starred in St George Illawarra's 24-18 win over Hull FC in a pre-season trial game at ANZ Stadium. Rugby League

Broncos thrash Titans 38-10 in NRL trial
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:44

Brisbane have thrashed Gold Coast 38-10 in their NRL trial in Toowoomba, with bad boy Matt Lodge making his debut and two tries from ex-Titan James Ro...

Thurston rusty in NRL return for Cowboys
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:46

Johnathan Thurston admits he needs a dramatic improvement to his game after a rusty return in North Queensland's NRL trial loss to Wests Tigers in Cai...

Person dead after Waikato Expressway on-ramp crash
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:29

A person has died after a crash on a Waikato Expressway on-ramp.Waikato police Senior Sergeant Phil Ruddell said details were still scant but he confi...

Sharks win NRL trial win against Manly
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:31

Matt Moylan has had his first genuine hitout for new NRL side Cronulla in a 16-point pre-season win over Manly. Rugby League

Tauranga man John Richardson tells of rescue by strangers at Arataki Beach, Papamoa
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:35

A former surf lifesaver and ex-police officer who was caught in a rip with his twin children has told of their dramatic rescue by strangers.Tauranga m...

Man believed to have drowned at Omaha Beach in Rodney
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:31

A man's body has been found at Omaha, north of Auckland.Police said they were called to a reported drowning at Omaha Beach early this morning.The man'...

Perth: West's best
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:28

Bars and restaurants are among the shining stars of a regenerated Perth, writes Danielle McGrane. Perth has been harbouring some secrets.The first is ...

Ex-All Blacks captain Richie McCaw delivers Fonterra Milk for Schools
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:26

He's led the All Blacks to World Cup glory and helped fight fires from the sky - now New Zealand's favourite rugby captain-turned-helicopter pilot is ...

Lane blocked in Te Atatu after collision traps person
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:30

Emergency services are at Te Atatu Rd in west Auckland where a lane is blocked after two cars collided. Police and ambulance were called to the scene ...

Person suffers critical injuries after crash in Taranaki
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:24

A person is in a critical condition after a traffic crash in Taranaki on Friday night. St John said shortly after 10pm it responded to the incident at...

Feeding the Olympians: A look at Pyeongchang's heartwarming cuisine
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:24

As a middle schooler growing up in South Korea, I still vividly remember the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. At the time, the country was a burgeoning demo...

Car and truck collide in Christchurch: confirmed couple dead
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:29

Police have confirmed two people who died when their car collided with a truck in Christchurch were a couple from England.Malcolm Lawrence Brierley an...

Labour candidate leads poll for Auckland Council seat
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:30

Labour candidate Josephine Bartley leads the poll to be the new councillor for Auckland's Maungakiekie-Tamaki ward.Of the votes cast up by Friday, she...

#Vanlife: The New Zealand phenomenon conquering America and shaving years off the average age of campervan drivers
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:53

Years before #vanlife took on a life of its own across social media in the United States, Bill Staggs was on to something.He had fond memories, dating...

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