Toss out your calculator if you're a Wellington Phoenix fan.
Don't even bother trying to work out all the playoff
permutations because it has reached the point where it's
pretty simple: The Phoenix have to win.
John Kirwan and Mark Hammett are poster boys for mental
strength, men heading the new wave of rugby coaches.
Prime Minister John Key has denied that the Solid Energy
crisis and Telecom job cuts are a black mark against the
Government's handling of the economy.
A swarm of earthquakes has rocked the Wairoa area, on the
North Island's east coast, this afternoon.
A smooth-talking conman who stole about $1.4 million from his
20 mostly vulnerable victims has been handed a five-year
An explosion which rocked suburban Welcome Bay this afternoon
was allegedly caused by a man using explosives to build a
A fire that started in dry grass and sawdust in a Wanganui
yard was caused by embers from an earlier fire 200 metre away
in a Castlecliff scrap metal yard.
The city that shook and crumbled at 12.51pm on February 22,
2011 came to a respectful standstill today as the 185
Canterbury earthquake victims were remembered.
Huntly East miners are bracing themselves for more
redundancies as the Government scrambles to fix the financial
mess within Solid Energy, which one miner blamed on former
boss Don Elder.
Canterbury have beaten Auckland on the third morning of their
Plunket Shield cricket clash to consign the Aces to last
place in the competition.
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