Warriors coach Matt Elliott has engaged the services of a
professional mental trainer who was one of the key elements
in the All Blacks' World Cup success.
Panicked Aucklanders have been snapping up emergency kits in
the wake of last Sunday's earthquakes.
Three people have won a share of last night's $1 million
Lotto First Division prize.
Up to 100 youths who attacked police with bottles and fence
palings were gatecrashers of a birthday party that got out of
hand in south Auckland early this morning, police say.
It seems implausible after winning 16 straight games and
romping to their best ever record, but the defending champion
Breakers could now be considered underdogs to take a third
Road construction worker George Taiaroa was farewelled by
whanau and friends near Levin today.
The Chiefs will have to do without Tawera Kerr-Barlow for the
next six weeks after the halfback broke his jaw in Friday
night's hard-fought 19-7 win over the Highlanders in
Whangarei school bus driver Sam Fife feels lucky to have
escaped with a split liver and a few broken ribs after a
steel pole came hurtling through his windshield on Monday.
With nothing riding on the match, All Whites coach Ricki
Herbert has made sweeping changes to the squad that will
travel to Honiara for their final Oceania World Cup qualifier
against the Solomon Islands on Tuesday.
A Napier man walked away with minor injuries from a serious
truck crash on the Rakauroa Road at Matawai, inland from
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