The family of a diabetic fruit and vegetable company worker
wrongly fired after miscounting limes and grapefruit and
falling asleep on his forklift say the stress of losing his
job contributed to his death seven months later.
He might not possess the aura and ability of Ryan Nelsen, at
least yet, but Australia-born Phoenix skipper Andrew Durante
is looming as a possible replacement for one of this
country's greatest footballers.
A majority of New Zealanders polled by the New Zealand Herald
back the $67 million in tax breaks given to the producers of
The Hobbit by the Government - but only if the films return
more than that to the local economy.