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Rugby: All Blacks keen to kick on

Rugby: All Blacks keen to kick on

Twickenham is the finishing line as the All Blacks jostle around the last bend in their surge to the tape.

Golf: Ko skipping to her own tune

Golf: Ko skipping to her own tune

When Lydia Ko was a young girl, she was known to skip rather than walk, and it's with that carefree nature that she doesn't seem to feel pressure on the golf course.

Basketball: Action Jackson leads Breakers to win

Any NBA scouts tuning in to the Breakers game to keep track of Melbourne's Jonny Flynn would have been left with a different point guard firmly in their thoughts.

Man blinded by vodka has sight restored with whisky

Man blinded by vodka has sight restored with whisky

Alcohol doesn't tend to make you see more clearly, but in Denis Duthie's case a bottle of whisky literally saved his sight.

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.

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