A sore neck is likely to sideline Richie McCaw until the All
Blacks' warm-up match in Lower Hutt on August 9, a fixture
which could be his last before the first Rugby Championship
test against Australia.
As much as everyone else was talking about top eight,
Warriors coach Matt Elliott wouldn't allow himself to
contemplate it until he saw what happened in this game.
Given her age, Irene van Dyk's homecoming switch to the Pulse
should really be a last stand.
A change of helmsman was the most striking feature of
Emirates Team New Zealand's second-to-last solo sail in the
34th America's Cup this morning.
Sarah Walker, New Zealand's main hope of collecting a medal
at the BMX World Championships, crashed out of contention in
Auckland this morning.
Trevor Cooper, the Countdown worker from Te Kauwhata who
scored a colossal Lotto win in April last year, has not
spoken to his closest family members for some months.
Forest and Bird says efforts to rehabilitate the Stockton
Plateau after open-cast coalmining has missed the point, with
bright green grass sown rather than restoring the natural
A man with serious stab wounds was found outside Christchurch
Hospital last night.
Real estate industry commentators are questioning whether
Labour's new policy to restrict foreign ownership of houses
Several youths were arrested after a drunken brawl erupted in
central Auckland overnight.
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