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Israel Folau's broken promise

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    Potential cancer linked to drug

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    British runner Elise Downing is always seeking adventures and, in 2016, ran around the entire coast of Britain.

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    Arnott's has created five new blocks of biscuit-chocolate goodness, and there's hope they'll pop across the ditch to NZ.

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    Judge eliminates 17 claims against the once powerful movie mogul.

    ZB veteran Larry Williams leaves

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    Notre Dame family found video

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    I will never forget witnessing an amazing Ash Wednesday service at the Notre Dame Cathedral.

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    OPINION: I will never forget witnessing a service at the Notre Dame Cathedral, over 40 years ago.

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    The big questions in rugby

    Blues first five Otere Black is one of the contenders to back up at No 10 in Damian McKenzie's absence.

    Stuff's oval ball scribes tackle the weekly hot topics, including Israel Folau and the fallout of the D-Mac injury.

    Rudan's plea to supporters

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    Israel Folau will front a conduct hearing that is likely to be held next week.

    Folau panellists named video

    Trio who will decide the fate of Israel Folau's career with Rugby Australia confirmed.

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    Kristine Crabb is saying goodbye to her label after 15 years.

    The Kiwi label is closing its doors at the end of March, leaving behind a legacy of irreverence and creativity.

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    Olympic silver medallist Luuka Jones will be out to beat her coach as she preps for the Tokyo 2020 canoe slalom.

    From bike to boat: Teen's thrilling ride

    Mirfin hopes to row in it at next year's Maadi Cup, where she'll look to add the national under-18 title to her achievements.

    She travelled the world racing her BMX, but Shakira Mirfin decided to give up the bike and jump in a boat.

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    Knox College, where Otago University students reside during the semester.

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    TVNZ said there had been a big change in the way it handled workplace issues from 20 years ago.

    A TVNZ staff member was forced to resign after exposing his penis to revellers at the company's 2018 Christmas party.