Kiwis captain Simon Mannering will play at lock in Friday
night's Anzac test against Australia in Canberra following
the likely suspension of Jeremy Smith.
Seven people, including two children, would have drowned when
their boat sank in the Hauraki Gulf this morning had it not
been for another vessel in the area at the time, police say.
New Zealand's largest bank has been hit by a technical glitch
today, holding up overnight payments and leaving customers
unable to access internet banking.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen looks set to miss next
month's home test series against New Zealand as he continues
to recover from a knee injury.
Gavin Gosnell has been found guilty of murdering Christchurch
schoolboy Hayden Miles.
The Coastguard and Westpac Rescue Helicopter have been sent
to help five people in the water near Ponui Island in the
A 29-year-old man has been flown to hospital with head
injuries after his ute collided with a logging truck north of
Melbourne Storm forward Tohu Harris has been called into the
Kiwis Anzac test squad as a replacement for Jeremy Smith.
New Zealand cricketers Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Sian Ruck
and Sara McGlashan are the first New Zealand women to be
awarded one-year professional contracts.
The devastated father of the skipper, killed today when his
boat capsized near Greymouth, has spoken about the pain of
losing is only son in the tragedy.
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