The prospect of playing international rugby league just got
more appealing for New Zealand's top talent, with players set
to earn A$20,000 for every one-off test against Australia
under a new collective bargaining agreement.
A cargo ship has been ordered to cease operations at the Port
of Tauranga after a fishing vessel was struck off East Cape.
Back-rower Feleti Mateo will play his 150th NRL and 62nd
consecutive game for the Warriors when they take on the
Panthers in Penrith on Saturday night.
Hurricanes' skipper Conrad Smith has surprised himself with
how well he has recovered following the sickening head knock
he suffered against the Bulls in Pretoria just over a week
Blues' winger George Moala could
play in this weekend's clash against the Crusaders in
Christchurch, despite facing serious assault charges.
Nikki Roper has been found guilty of murdering his
ex-girlfriend Alexsis Tovizi in a jealous, revenge-driven
A Mount Maunganui woman's labour pains helped save her and
her young family when they woke to find their house on fire.
Waikato police are looking for a missing Buller man who has
not been seen since leaving a Te Kuiti campground yesterday
The Government has rejected recommendations to amend the MMP
electoral system, saying there is not enough agreement
on the changes.
A man who sparked a major Armed Offenders Squad operation on
Auckland's North Shore yesterday has been granted interim
name suppression so a psychiatric report can be prepared.
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