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  1. Rugby: Hurricanes and Blues share similaritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Last year, the Hurricanes lost their first three games and this season, the Blues have coughed up their first four. The Hurricanes had to deal with speculation about Mark Hammett's coaching future last year - he subsequently chose to move on after weathering the storm and seeing out the campaign - and the Blues are now answering questions about John Kirwan.

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  2. United Blues vow to stay together in 'tough times'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    SWIRLING NEGATIVITY: After a four-match losing streak to start the Super Rugby season, a cloud of criticism is hovering over the Blues squad, especially coach John Kirwan. Senior players Keven Mealamu and Luke Braid volunteered to confront widespread criticism; to present a picture of a united team and emphatically stand behind their coach.

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  3. Scotty Stevenson: Reports of the Blues' demise might be prematureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland Blues Jerome Kaino reacts during the Super 15 rugby match between the Auckland Blues and Emirates Lions at Albany Stadium. Photo / Getty Images.

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  4. John Kirwan: Blues' game plan is workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    It's full steam ahead at the Blues, with the players and coach John Kirwan insisting there is nothing wrong with a game plan which has them still without a victory this season and dead last in the competition. The Blues' looked confused at times during their 13-10 defeat to the Lions at North Harbour, their worst loss of the season following their three previous ones to the Chiefs, Stormers and Cheetahs, yet Kirwan said they were on the right track.

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  5. Professionalism in rugby 'drains talent from amateur game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Manawatu Standard

    Rugby's professional era has "drained" the talent from the amateur game, meaning club-level players rarely get the opportunity to rub shoulders with the sport's elite. The Manawatu Standard spoke to some of the region's rugby pundits ahead of the Hurricanes historic match versus the Blues in Palmerston North on Friday.

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  6. Farming sector set to show its wares in FeildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Manawatu Standard

    A tent city has sprung up at Manfeild as the Central District Field Days begins in Feilding. Tractors and machinery have rolled in, along with port-a-loos.

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  7. Nathan Booker's death 'totally preventable', says judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Manawatu Standard

    Nathan Booker's death was "totally preventable", says the judge who ordered Idea Services to pay $153,500 for letting the 15-year-old die while in its care. The high-needs teen drowned in a bath at Idea's Woburn Family Support Centre in Palmerston North on January 10, 2014.

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  8. Palmerston North Women's Refuge boss moving to WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Manawatu Standard

    After nearly 20 years with Palmerston North's Women's Refuge, Dr Ang Jury will be taking up the reins of the organisation in Wellington. Jury has been appointed chief executive of the National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges and will be joining the national office towards the end of the month.

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  9. Manawatu region's economy slipping behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Manawatu Standard

    The latest economic monitoring of Manawatu shows 2014 was a tough year for some, and not as good as it was in other parts of New Zealand for many. The Manawatu and Palmerston North economy grew by 2.3 per cent, up on 0.9 per cent the previous year, but below the national average growth in gross domestic product of 3.2 per cent.

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  10. Rugby: Milner-Skudder to start at home for HurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Manawatu fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder will start for the Hurricanes when they host the Blues in Palmerston North on Friday night. Milner-Skudder was one of the form players for the Turbos in last year's ITM Cup and after making his Super Rugby debut off the bench against the Force two weeks ago, he will get a chance to go from the opening whistle this week.

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  11. Schofield Joins Golstar Series And WinsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Scoop

    Andy Schofield made his presence felt on his debut drive in this season's Bayley's WPKA Goldstar Series at the third round in Taranaki over the weekend, taking round honours over series points leader Brad Still in the 125cc Rotax Max class and winning the Senior Grand Prix. The Cambridge driver has been a front runner in the 125cc Rotax Max class for several years now, but has hit a real purple patch of late, his win at KartSport Taranaki's Todd Energy Raceway at Waitara on Sunday coming on top of his class win at the second round of this year's Logitech Rotax Max Challenge in Hastings at the end of February.

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  12. Kaino to miss Hurricanes clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    The struggling Blues will be without captain Jerome Kaino for their clash with the Hurricanes in Palmerston North on Friday as the All Black recovers from a concussion. Kaino passed a concussion test when he came off for a blood bin in the first half during last Saturday's 13-10 loss to the Lions but did not pass the test the day after the game.

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  13. Cory Jane rested in Hurricanes team named to play BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    Fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder will make his first Super Rugby start in front of his home crowd as the Hurricanes look to extend the perfect start to their season to four wins when they play the Blues in Palmerston North. Wing Cory Jane will be the only All Black on rest duty at FMG Stadium on Friday, with coach Chris Boyd selecting an imposing squad for the New Zealand derby match.

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  14. Hurricanes rest Jane in Blues matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Southland Times

    Fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder will make his first Super Rugby start in front of his home crowd as the Hurricanes look to extend the perfect start to their season to four wins when they play the Blues in Palmerston North. Wing Cory Jane will be the only All Black on rest duty at FMG Stadium on Friday with coach Chris Boyd selecting an imposing squad for the New Zealand derby match.

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  15. 'It was down to survival mode'Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Otago Daily Times

    A police officer who was savagely attacked by a pitbull while on duty yesterday says he went into survival mode while the dog chewed at his body. Senior Constable Chris Barclay, 56, told NZME.

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  16. National dressage champs attract top ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North equestrian Julie Brougham and Vom Feinsten are among top-class entrants for the 2015 Bates National Dressage Championships at Manfeild Park, starting on March 5. "Naturally, of course, I would like it to be a Manawatu-based combination, if not myself, then my friend and colleague, Penny Castle on Magnus Spero, but that will be for the judges to decide." Brougham said the indoor stadium was not only the best venue of its type in New Zealand but also ranked internationally.

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  17. Manawatu opens gap in pennantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Manawatu Standard

    And for Manawatu No 1 Stu Smith, his 3 and 2 loss to Lachie McDonald who these days is one of New Zealand's foremost amateurs, was no disgrace. Manawatu didn't have all of their top eight in action, but their only other blemish was when Craig Nash at No 7 halved his match.

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  18. Mahoney at home on the greensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Manawatu Standard

    When he gave up drycleaning in Taranaki, he turned his hand to bowls greenkeeping and has done it ever since. Today he was back to defend his title in the Palmerston North Bowling Club's annual Golden Oldies tournament, the biggest fours tourney in Manawatu these days.

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  19. Disability rights group concerned over voluntary euthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Press On-Line

    Disabled people could be coerced to commit suicide if a voluntary euthanasia bill is passed, a disability rights group says. Not Dead Yet convenor Wendi Wicks said there could never be adequate protections for disabled people under voluntary euthanasia legislation.

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  20. Brain or spine tissue on Mark Lundy's polo shirt, scientist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A Dutch scientist says an offshoot of DNA analysis was used to infer the presence of either brain or spine tissue on the sleeve of Mark Lundy's polo shirt. Samples from the case in which Lundy is charged with murdering his wife and child were taken to several laboratories overseas for testing.

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