Daniel Carter, rated only 50:50 late last week to start
against England, is now confident he'll be wearing the All
Black No 10 jersey at Twickenham on Sunday morning.
Auckland Council is considering a region-wide ban on
demolishing tens of thousands of heritage and character homes
unless owners can prove they are beyond repair.
Oil and gas industry groups say they are not expecting a
surge in fracking even though the process has been given a
qualified tick by the government's environmental monitor.
An Auckland photographer who has attracted international
recognition for nude aerial photographs he took of his wife
in the 1980s, said the pictures almost never came to light.
Police have closed their investigation into a claim that a
primary school-aged boy fought off a would-be kidnapper with
Drugs, alcohol and cigarettes are among items being 'swapped'
for goods advertised for sale on the internet.
Bessie Manu, the smiley face of netball, will turn savage on
Final preparations are in place as Wellington wakes a city
transformed - in the grip of Hobbit-mania.
Although the All Blacks carry a heavyweight reputation around
the rugby globe, they find some results hard to achieve.
The All Blacks are not going to escape from Europe without a
label being attached to them, as the British have a
predilection for order, structure and clarity.
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