In the wake of David Shearer's resignation, political
commentator and Otago University lecturer Bryce Edwards
believes a Labour Party leadership team of David Cunliffe and
Shane Jones could be likely.
Labour MP David Cunliffe says he will decide over the next
few days whether to have a further go at getting the Labour
leadership, after David Shearer's resignation from the job
after failing to get traction in the polls.
The All Blacks will each get $150,000 if they retain the
rugby World Cup in 2015, a 50 percent increase on their 2011
bonus, according to a new collective bargaining agreement.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they had
re-signed restricted free-agent center Nikola Pekovic.
Police hunting for the driver of an alleged hit and run that
left a 5-year-old Flaxmere boy fighting for his life have
seized two vehicles.
New Zealand's man drought in the over 30s age groups is
ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing
Otago has beaten Southland 47-28 in the pre-season rugby game
in Gore this afternoon.
A car crash on State Highway 1, about 5km south of Milton,
caused delays delays to traffic this afternoon.
Police swooped on addresses in Dunedin and Balclutha today,
seizing drugs with an estimated street value of $40,000 to
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