Prime Minister John Key is "in denial" over a report which
backs Dirty Politics allegations his staff used information
from the SIS to orchestrate a smear campaign against former
Labour leader Phil Goff, the Opposition says.
For anyone who thinks Daniel Vettori's likely selection for
the third test against Pakistan is sentimental so he can
become the New Zealand record-holder for caps - they need to
examine the series statistics and the pitch.
Life in the quiet Mid Canterbury farming hub of Ashburton
takes a step closer towards normality today when its Work and
Income office re-opens for the first time since September's
Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick learned something
about his side during their recent trip across the Tasman:
They're not good enough to hang with the A-League's elite
when they play on the road.