Dame Susan Devoy was the second choice for the role of Race
Relations Commissioner, official documents show, but she
received a glowing assessment from the panel who interviewed
her for the job.
The Department of Internal Affairs has warned the Government
that extra pokie machines at SkyCity, resulting from its
convention centre deal, risk increased harm to the community,
Steven Joyce confirmed yesterday.
As a member of the Lord's ground staff 11 years ago, Ross
Taylor is as qualified as anyone in the New Zealand squad to
discuss how to best deal with playing at the spiritual home
New Zealand rugby followers might struggle to recognise too
many in the France squad named to play the All Blacks next
month but one name leaps from the page - Mathieu Bastareaud.
The Government is one step closer to banning gang patches in
schools, police stations and Work and Income offices.
If the Hurricanes keep their season alive and knock over the
Chiefs on Friday night, coach Mark Hammett will look back to
today as the time he made his best decision of the week.
Police investigating the historic disappearance of Mona
Blades say they'll be following reports of an abandoned
vehicle spotted by a hunter in the Rangitaiki Forest near
A cheerleader and model who was the "driving force" behind a
P syndicate has had three-and-a-half years shaved off her
10-year jail sentence.
A man has been killed in a workplace accident in Hawke's Bay
Chiefs' flanker Sam Cane, the only No 7 named in the All
Blacks' wider training group yesterday, has been ruled out of
Friday's match against the Hurricanes with a slight back
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