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Colin De Grandhomme hits a six against Pakistan.

Colin de Grandhomme leads Blackcaps to victory over Pakistan 56 minutes ago

New Zealand defeated Pakistan by five wickets in their fourth ODI.

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Drinkers encouraged not to use plastic straws 1 hour ago

Advocates say the cost to the environment is too much.

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Residents fight plans to build quarry near Christchurch 2 hours ago

They say dust from the quarry could be hazardous to health.

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Cat yoga purr-fect start for beginners

Forget downward dog or pigeon pose, this is cat yoga and those taking part think it's pretty paw-some.

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'No one's going to do a haka if you get it wrong'

Just give Te Reo a go, says the Maori Language Commission's Ngahiwi Apanui

The Southern Motorway at Greenlane.

Auckland's Southern Motorway closed after serious crash

State Highway 1 was closed headed north between Hingaia Road, Karaka and Takanini.

An adult rig shark.

Dozens of harmless visiting sharks great news for Wellington

People watched in awe as sharks swam between bathers in Oriental Bay.

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Earthquake felt in Canterbury

The magnitude 4.0 quake was 15km east of Christchurch.

Villawood immigration detention centre in Sydney holds many Kiwis who are appealing visa cancellations.

New Zealanders detained in Sydney go on hunger strike

They are protesting visitor policy at an immigration detention centre.

Closeup shot of a young man writing on a note pad

Bad NCEA result, all might not be lost

You may have one last chance.

Auckland Council says there are currently 26 eateries with a D or E-grade ratings.

Auckland's filthiest restaurants revealed

Pest, dirt and poor hygiene - this is our list of shame.

The elderly woman tried to buy a voucher from Havelock North New World.

Supermarket saves elderly woman from scam

Staff became suspicious when the 88-year-old entered the store to buy a $1200 iTunes gift card.

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Stage Challenge, J Rock school events cancelled

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis have enjoyed the events, which have run since 1992.

Yellow Pages phone books

Last chance to opt out of Yellow Pages

Yellow books collecting dust? Here's how to opt out.

"Other councils are keen to see the results we are getting."

Officers now using speed guns to catch out boaties

"Other councils are keen to see the results we are getting."

The limited edition sold out in just three weeks last time.

Cadbury bringing back iconic favourite

The limited edition sold out in just three weeks last time.

"The volunteers were limping off the beach at the end of a very long weekend."

Lifeguards exhausted after long weekend of rescues

"The volunteers were limping off the beach at the end of a very long weekend."

Department of Corrections data recorded 295 incidents between January and August last year.

Hundreds of Corrections staff assaulted by prisoners

Three-quarters of the prison population have convictions for violence.

NCEA results came out on Tuesday.

NCEA results come out today

Students will soon find out if they've made it into their chosen university.

Each ewe can weigh up to 70kg.

Kiwi woman shears her way to world record

She's the first woman in decades to even attempt the gruelling feat.