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  • Onwards, upwards for Silver Ferns

    The Silver Ferns earned their place alongside Australia in the final of the Netball Quad Series after a hard-fought 55-45 win over the England Roses in Cape Town yesterday.

  • Aus inflation up 7.8%Australia’s annual rate of inflation has risen to 7.8 per cent, marking the highest yearly increase since 1990. New data from the ABS showed that the Consumer Price Index, rose 1.9 per cent in the December quarter. It’s the fourth consecutive quarter to show a rise in the cost of living.

  • Ship sinksSouth Korean and Japanese coast guards were searching for 17 crew members of a cargo ship that sank yesterday while transporting lumber in waters between South Korea and Japan. The coast guard of the southern South Korean island of Jeju said five crew members were rescued by nearby vessels after the 6551-tonne Jin Tian sank about 150km south of the island and inside Japan’s exclusive economic zone. South Korean and Japanese officials said 14 crew members on the Hong Kong-registered ship are Chinese and eight are from Myanmar. No-one was found in the three life rafts and two lifeboats searched by South Korean coast guard crews who later arrived on a speedboat. Strong wind warnings have been issued at the site of the sinking, about 160km southwest of Nagasaki.

  • United hope to retain Rashford

    Erik ten Hag has told Marcus Rashford he is critical to his plans to make Manchester United great again amid uncertainty over the England striker’s long-term future at the club.

  • Black Caps swept, drop down rankings

    Powered by centuries from openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, India beat New Zealand by 90 runs to win the third one-day international and sweep the series.

  • Harris earns his stripes as captain

    New Warriors coach Andrew Webster was convinced Tohu Harris would be his captain in 2023 before he even arrived at the club late last year, but at the insistence of the veteran forward waited until this month to officially make the decision.

  • Trademark fight not over yet

    A group of New Zealand honey producers working to trademark the term mānuka honey has refiled court proceedings in the United Kingdom and European Union.

  • Grassroots effort to troll Ardern

    An Auckland farmer has gone viral after turning one of his large fields into a troll message board for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after confirming she’s stepping down as the country’s leader.

  • Youth camp reveals rising stars

    Holly Powell is tucking away a few tricks of the trade for a major dairy event after picking them up at a skills camp. in .

  • Perham catches coach’s eye

    Bulldogs coach Cameron Ciraldo is set to drop selection bombshell, reportedly snubbing Jake Averillo at fullback for a new recruit.

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