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A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting former All Black Justin Marshall in Queenstown will spend five months in home detention.

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Taxi app Uber makes high-profile hire

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Fewer young people have committed suicide in the last year but the overall numbers are still stubbornly high, the chief coroner says.

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