Rugby: Black Ferns want to avoid clean sweep

The Black Ferns will be looking to save face against their arch nemesis England at Twickenham on Sunday morning. (NZT)

Football: Phoenix have another barrier to jump

The Wellington Phoenix face a number of unique situations as a New Zealand team playing in an Australian competition, and they were thrown another logistical hurdle this week when they were unable to sign talented young goalkeeper Scott Basalaj.

Waimangaroa school to close

Buller's 13-pupil Waimangaroa School will close permanently at the end of the school year.

Bouncy castle injuries soar

Bouncy castle injuries soar

Misbehaving adults and dodgy operators are being blamed for an alarming increase in the number of injuries on bouncy castles.

Man charged after allegedly chasing children

A man has been charged with assault with a weapon after he allegedly chased eight-year-old school children on Aldwins Rd, Linwood, with a knife.

Mahuta taking parental leave

Labour's education spokeswoman Nanaia Mahuta will be on parental leave from December 1.

Golf: Kiwis continue to struggle in race for PGA Tour

Golf: Kiwis continue to struggle in race for PGA Tour

The chances of New Zealand No 1 Danny Lee and Manawatu professional Tim Wilkinson regaining their PGA Tour cards look slim after the pair fell further off the pace at the final stage of qualifying in La Quinta, California, today.

Family want answers after teen son's death

Family want answers after teen son's death

Greymouth parents Heather and Dave Gunterare want answers as to why their "perfectly healthy" 15-year-old son died after having his appendix removed at Grey Base Hospital two weeks ago.

Govt rejects Erebus report claims

The Government has rejected claims that a failure to officially lodge a scathing report into the Erebus disaster has resulted in New Zealand not meeting its international aviation safety obligations.

Hawke's Bay Hospital ward closed to contain illness

A ward has been closed and visitors urged to stay away from Hawke's Bay Hospital following a stomach bug outbreak.

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