Broadcaster Iain Stables has been sentenced to community
detention for assaulting a hotel owner who owed his radio
station money and for a "violent tantrum" in which he punched
his ex-partner's brother.
The German tourist who suffered life-threatening injuries to
his head and face when his motorcycle collided with a
four-wheel-drive north of Wanganui yesterday afternoon died
in Wanganui Hospital overnight.
Richard Kahui's return to the game has been delayed by yet
another shoulder operation, but he hopes to be available for
the Chiefs' first Super Rugby assignment of the season
against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
Mainzeal employees reacted with shock and anger to the news
that around 200 staff had been made redundant in an effort to
reduce the failed construction firm's operating costs, says
the company's receiver.