A sentence of home detention handed down to a comedian for
indecently assaulting his 4-year-old daughter was excessive
because it would cost him his career, his lawyer has told a
One of Hugo Porta's most treasured
possessions hangs on a wall above the desk of his office in
suburban Buenos Aires.
The Solicitor-General has decided not to appeal the
non-custodial sentence of financial analyst Guy Hallwright,
despite saying it was "undoubtedly lenient".
Motorists faced a long wait at the Rimutaka Hill yesterday
morning after a diesel spill which caused at least one crash.
Signs point to a combination of veteran coach Matt Elliott
and rookie David Kidwell at the Warriors next season.
Dan Carter will make his much-awaited return from a calf
injury when he lines up at first-five for the All Blacks
against Argentina in La Plata on Sunday (NZT).
Waikato got the confidence boost they desperately needed
ahead of a potential Ranfurly Shield challenge next week by
breaking a two-match losing streak with a 20-19 victory over
Tasman in their ITM Cup match at Waikato Stadium tonight.
The Navy dive squad will use sonar equipment when they return
to Lake Moawhango to search for missing soldier Michael Ross
New Zealand A trail India A's first innings total by 234 runs
at the end of day two today of the first four-day match at
Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.
Teams with a search dog have failed to find Nelson woman Ann
Sheridan, who was reported missing on Monday.
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