Swimmer Sophie Pascoe has added to her medal haul, with a
silver in the women's 100m S10 backstroke at the Paralympics
Firefighters are battling a large fire at a tyre
factory in Hamilton this morning.
Investment experts say the selldown of Mighty River Power
could be pushed out towards the end of next year, with one
questioning whether the partial sale of state-owned
enterprises will happen at all.
Argentina head coach Santiago Phelan says Sir Graham Henry is
more than welcome to join him in the coaches' box at Westpac
Stadium on Saturday night when the Pumas meet the All Blacks.
Juan Martin Hernandez has returned to the No 10 jumper for
Argentina against the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday
Award-winning journalist Eric Young has satisfied his bosses
with an apology on Twitter for an expletive-laden tweet
calling for an Olympics drug cheat to hand over her shot put
Former financial advisor Jacqui Bradley has been
found guilty of fleecing around $15 million from 28
A carpet cleaner caught on camera doing lewd acts at a
woman's house has had his sentencing delayed so a
psychological report can be prepared.
It's almost 11 months to the day since Piri Weepu played
Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinal and scored a
career-best 21 points as he took on the All Blacks'
goal-kicking duties in the absence of the injured Dan Carter.
Downtown Greymouth came to a standstill at lunchtime today as
at least 1000 people filled the entire main street in a last
ditch bid to save the Spring Creek Mine.
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