Aucklanders have been given their first warning about the
impact of the city's driest summer in 50 years as other
regions continue to reel from drought.
For a player who didn't practise his goalkicking much in
pre-season, Chiefs fullback Gareth Anscombe is doing an
excellent job of bluffing his way through.
A house was severely burned when ash from a nearby scrub fire
floated in and set it alight in Central Otago tonight.
Two tourists suffered suspected spinal injuries and a third
received minor injuries when a large tree fell across the
road and hit their car near Murchison in the Buller Gorge
A search at a Northland beach for a missing swimmer presumed
drowned has been suspended for the evening.
England picked up where they left off in the second innings
of the first test as they wore New Zealand down during a
clinical day one performance in the second cricket test at
the Basin Reserve today.
The Northland man who gained national notoriety as "the
Buttcrack Bandit" has been refused bail in another court
appearance this week.
It's often said sport is 10 per cent physical and 90 per cent
psychological and, no matter what the split, the Warriors
realise they have to make considerable progress in their
mental application if they are to figure this season.
A toddler struck and killed by a car in Rotorua yesterday has
been named as 16-month-old Tyrese Hill from Taupo.
An ear infection will prevent New Zealand sevens coach Gordon
Tietjens travelling with the team when it leaves for the Hong
Kong tournament on Sunday.
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