Struggling KiwiRail may soak up almost $600 million, or a
tenth of the cash raised from partly privatising state-owned
power companies, Budget documents reveal.
Maori MPs say police have escaped punishment for illegal
actions after a landmark report finally confirmed that some
operations during raids at Ruatoki were "contrary to law,
unjustified and unreasonable".
Fake $100 notes are circulating in Auckland, and one group of
businesses is being targeted repeatedly.
New Zealand wicketkeeper B-J Watling has been ruled out the
second cricket test against England because of the left knee
injury he sustained at Lord's.
Just after the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Samoan centre Eliota
Fuimaono-Sapolu received a six-month ban from the IRB for a
series of offensive Twitter rants.
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie believes Sir Graham Henry made some
good points in his recent blast at the match officials,
including the one about Wyatt Crockett's scrummaging
Neill Ellis travelled from his home in the Bay of Plenty to
"Tornado Alley" in the United States to fulfil a lifelong
A church minister has been cleared of assaulting an off-duty
police officer who was refereeing his son's under-10 rugby
game in a disagreement over a try.
Barring an injury calamity in the final training session,
Daniel Vettori's chances of playing in tomorrow night's test
have become a case of 'when' rather than 'if'.
The father of a man killed by a notorious drink-driver says
he fears for the safety of the community where the recidivist
offender will live once he is released from prison in less
than two weeks.
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