Conservation Minister Nick Smith is considering legal action
after he was accused of trying to stop advocacy group Fish
and Game from lobbying for cleaner rivers.
For the first time in 16 years, New Zealand are not
Commonwealth Games rugby sevens champions.
Shane Archbold has won New Zealand's fourth Commonwealth
Games gold at the velodrome in Glasgow with victory in the
men's 20km scratch race this morning.
A young soldier killed in a firefight with Hamas gunmen in
the southern Gaza Strip was born in New Zealand - and his
family had planned to return here before he and his sister
reached the age of military conscription in Israel.
Auckland Transport is considering forming a special police
force to improve safety on trains.
An understrength Warriors side were handed their first home
defeat for the season in front of 19,199 fans at Mt Smart
Christchurch Police are investigating an aggravated robbery
at the Mairehau Food Studio in Briggs Road.
A quick bite of the best of the action from day three at the
Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
New Zealand cyclist Tom Scully won gold in the men's 40km
points race in Glasgow this morning, while fellow Kiwi Aaron
Gate took bronze in the same event.
It is difficult for Moira de Villiers to see the bright side
after being forced to settle for silver at the Commonwealth
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