Tasman booked their place in the semifinals of the ITM Cup
with a 28-19 win over Counties Manukau in Pukekohe tonight.
Dean Whare was shocked to just be included in the Kiwis
train-on squad so when he was named in the starting side to
face Australia in Townsville on Saturday night his surprise
was taken to an all new level.
Prime Minister John Key insists he knew nothing about Kim
Dotcom before this year, as new evidence reveals his office
was told about the internet tycoon's bid to buy a Coatesville
mansion last July.
A 1.5-tonne log which fell off a logging truck last Friday
ended up in the middle of a work site - prompting immediate
changes to the way logs are carried.
Two full days of searching have failed to find any trace of a
whitebaiter missing after he was swept out to sea at the
Rakaia River mouth.
During a break in yesterday's coaching session of eight
promising New Zealand athletes, Usain Bolt was asked at what
age he started training seriously.
A new vaccine that could be the world's first 'cure' for
coeliac disease is being trialled in New Zealand.
Auckland coach Wayne Pivac has made three changes to the
starting XV for Thursday's match against Otago in Dunedin.
Charges have been laid against the widow of the skipper of
the Easy Rider over its sinking in Foveaux Strait in March.
Ali Williams has watched the All Blacks go to a new level but
insists he still has what it takes to force his way back into
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