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Football: Manawatu dumped from ASB Premiership

YoungHeart Manawatu have been dumped from the ASB Premiership and replaced by a New Zealand under-20 side for next season.

Tennis: Erakovic in Madrid doubles semis

Her form in the singles may have deserted her but Kiwi No 1 Marina Erakovic has progressed to the doubles semifinals at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Spain.

Rugby: Stormers conduct hearing postponed

Rugby: Stormers conduct hearing postponed

A new Sanzar judicial hearing into misconduct complaints against Stormers' team management is needed after last night's initial proceedings were abandoned due to concerns of a fair hearing.

Bashed cabbie gives up taxi driving

Bashed cabbie gives up taxi driving

A Tauranga driver who was beaten and robbed in January has given up driving taxis.

Jogger hit by ute in Whangarei

One of Whangarei's most dangerous intersections was the scene of an accident yesterday when a 48-year-old woman was hit by a ute.

'Artful Dodger' arrested over gay murder

A man who escaped from a New Zealand prison nearly 12 years ago has been arrested by British police in connection with the murder of his homosexual lover.

'What did he do?' - Horan backs Gilmore

'What did he do?' - Horan backs Gilmore

Independent MP Brendan Horan has come to the defence of embattled National MP Aaron Gilmore, who he says has been unfairly treated for his behaviour during a boozy night in Hanmer Springs.

Immigration to review priority procedures

Immigration New Zealand says it will work on how to prioritise immigration cases after the Chief Ombudsman ruled that it had unreasonably delayed the processing of an urgent residency application.

NZ kids 'among world's most sleep-deprived'

NZ kids 'among world's most sleep-deprived'

New Zealand schoolchildren are among the most sleep-deprived in the world - and technology is flagged as a possible factor.

Cricket: Ashes focus may help NZ

Cricket: Ashes focus may help NZ

In case it had escaped your notice, there's an Ashes series starting in England in July.

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