A new poll shows interest in soccer soaring, with more New Zealanders interested in the All Whites' performance at the World Cup than the All Blacks' performance in either the Ireland / Wales tests or in the upcoming Tri-nations.
Wellington, Jan 19 NZPA - New Zealand's 15-man squad for the cricket World Cup in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka beginning next month:
An online study of 608 New Zealand smokers suggests when tobacco plain packaging is introduced into New Zealand, it would be beneficial to include clear and visually striking Quitline information.
Ian Mune's documentary celebration of New Zealand's legendary entertainer Billy T James topped the Box Office chart for the weekend.
Injury has ruled out All Whites captain Winston Reid of the upcoming internationals against China and Thailand.
Reid aggravated a leg injury that saw him replaced in last week's match for West Ham during today's 0-0 draw with Aston Villa in the English Premier league.
Wellington City Council says its proposed policy on where licensed retailers can sell psychoactive products or "legal highs" is aimed at protecting public safety when the Government lifts its ban on the products next year.
By Doug Laing, Shearing Sports New Zealand
Trade Minister Tim Groser told TVOne’s Q+A programme that secrecy is a part of all trade negotiations and New Zealanders can trust the Government to get a good deal for them.
Labour’s Defence spokesperson Phil Goff told TVOne’s Q+A programme that the public needs more time to have a say on proposed new security legislation:
The Labour Party is currently in the process of choosing a new leader. Where do they stand on important family issues such as same-sex marriage, euthanasia, the anti-smacking law, abortion, marijuana, and many more.
The Hastings Police station has been evacuated after a member of the public brought a hand grenade into the building this morning.
The Hastings man found the grenade in his back garden.
He wrapped it up in plastic material and brought it into the station just before 11am.
New Zealand's female track riders set fastest times in their return to international action on the first day of the opening UCI World Cup in Mexico today.
A 32-year-old woman from Tokoroa has been charged with assault with a weapon after an incident on Cramond Street, Tokoroa yesterday where a 20-year-old man was struck by a car.
She will appear at Tokoroa District Court tomorrow (Monday, 10 November).
The FAST5 Ferns opened the defence of their FAST5 Netball World Series title with an impressive 49-26 win against Malawi in Auckland on Saturday.
Wellington, March 26 NZPA - Runholder Jim Murray came to Wellington to have his day in court -- and found his Glenmore Station held up as a poster child for the potential downside of giving the public a right of access to Crown leases.
A four-run seventh inning when all nine batters came to the plate made all the difference, as New Zealand’s 21U Diamondblacks National Team recorded their first win and pulled off the biggest upset thus far of the 21U World Championships in Taichung, Taiwan.
A two try effort by Australian fullback Israel Folau has helped the Wallabies to a 33-28 victory over Wales in Cardiff on Sunday morning Australian Eastern time.
The exterior of Clive Memorial Pool is to have a new, more attractive look.
Young Australian racer Richard Muscat took two race wins to secure his first Australian GT Championship title in front of a big crowd enjoying the first day of the two-day Highlands 101 event at Highlands Motorsport Park.