Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff is calling for a delay in
the passage of the GCSB legislation.
Olympic champion Hamish Bond has credited the training
competition between the men's pair and men's double as a core
reason why both New Zealand rowing crews remain unbeaten this
The chances of Benji Marshall switching to rugby union and
playing for the Blues took a step closer last night when it
was confirmed the former Kiwis captain asked for an release
from the final two years of his contract with the Wests
Blues lock Kane Barrett has been handed a two-week ban after
pleading guilty to two instances of stamping during his
side's loss to the Chiefs on Saturday night.
The father of a 1-year-old boy who suffered fatal head
injuries while at the home of his mother's new partner says
he has to hear from police about the cause of his son's
The wintry blast that has caused havoc around the country is
easing its icy grip but forecasters warn more of the same is
on the way.
A slaughterman who bashed a Jack Russell to death with a
fence batten and then claimed self-defence has had a charge
of wilfully mistreating an animal dropped.
An elderly motorist has died after driving through an
intersection near Kaiapoi, north of Christchurch, this
Chiefs centre Tim Nanai-Williams has revealed his
disappointment at what is almost certainly a season-ending
Aucklanders have two options to address the city's transport
funding gap: road tolls, or higher rates and fuel taxes.
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