The Wallabies' claim that the All Blacks are "vulnerable" for
Saturday's test against Australia is a desperate ploy to try
to upset the Bledisloe Cup holders, according to former All
Blacks wing Stu Wilson.
Charlie Faumuina's selection to start at tight-head for the
All Blacks on Saturday highlights his rapid rise to
prominence but also brings into focus just how much hard work
Owen Franks has got through in the last three years.
Fire chiefs failed to cope with the February 22 earthquake
response, according to a scathing report out today which
criticised them for being disorganised, out of the loop, and
failing to support their firefighters who were battling to
Kiwibank chairman Ian Fitzgerald will conduct an independent
review of the Defence Force's reaction to the fatal Iroquois
helicopter crash on Anzac Day in 2010, State Services
Commissioner Iain Rennie announced today.