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Espionage court martial: Kiwi soldier's interim name suppression continues

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:51
A soldier accused of espionage has had his interim name suppression extended in a pre-trial court-martial hearing today. He's facing 17 charges, including four of espionage, two of attempted espionage ...

Meridian unlikely to find enough demand to 'lock out' Tiwai

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:49
Meridian and Contact are unlikely to stimulate enough demand for electricity to be able to lock the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter out of the market, analysts at Jarden say. But the ongoing operation ...

Start of a large exodus? Why NZ's best athletes are moving overseas

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:47
OPINION: Everyone has a breaking point – and it seems New Zealand's top athletes are beginning to hit theirs. Kiwi UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker revealed this week that he and members of Auckland's ...

Police aware of concerns about far-right Indian groups in NZ

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:36
Police say they are aware of concerns that far-right Indian nationalist groups are operating in New Zealand and have a safety plan in place for an academic targeted by online trolls. The comment comes ...

Another attempt to delay Waiheke marina development fails

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:27
The Environment Court has rejected a work restriction request at Waiheke Island's Kennedy Point Marina project at Pūtiki Bay. On September 10, the Ngāti Pāoa Trust Board sought a preliminary ...

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UFC 266: Dan Hooker hits out at New Zealand's 'powers that be' following UFC win

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 02:26
Whether he's inside the cage or outside of it, Kiwi UFC star Dan Hooker doesn't pull his punches. After a dominant unanimous decision win over Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266 in Las Vegas on Sunday, Hooker unloaded on the treatment...

Football: Gianni Stensness to play for Australia as All Whites team named

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 01:49
New Zealand has lost a top international football prospect to Australia.Gianni Stensness, who played for the OlyWhites at the Tokyo Games, has told head coach Danny Hay his allegiance lies elsewhere and has chosen to represent Australia...

UFC: Israel Adesanya confirms plan to move to the United States to continue career

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 00:47
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is making the best move for his career - leaving New Zealand to set himself up in the United States. Adesanya is expected to be joined by other members of the New Zealand-based UFC contingent...

Golf: USA captures Ryder Cup as Rory McIlroy breaks down after breaking drought

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 22:45
The Americans won back the Ryder Cup and perhaps a whole lot more today, sending a strong message with their youngest team by giving Europe its worst loss ever.They never lost a session. They rode the experience of Dustin Johnson,...

Rugby Championship: Jordie Barrett reveals the area the All Blacks need to work on in Springboks rematch

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 20:44
From the torrent of top-spinning spiral bombs raining down on him to sweetly striking the historic match-winner, Jordie Barrett stood tall as a decisive figure for the All Blacks in their nervy victory over the Springboks. Barrett,...

The Marlborough Express

Trolley workers rewarded for hard work and 'no fuss' attitude in tough year

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 15:27
Blenheim man Wayne Carey hopes his little “act of kindness” goes a long way. Around the country actually.

Covid-19 impact on healthcare in Nelson-Marlborough could last three years

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 10:22
The impact of Covid-19 could be felt for another three years as the Nelson Marlborough Distirct Health Board works to clear backlogs.

'Covid-19 fatigue' jeopardises historic Marlborough Women's Triathlon

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 05:00
The oldest running triathlon of its kind in the country — which still uses “the middle of town” — has seen entries plummet in recent years.

Chinese Language Week: It's more than just language

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 04:55
OPINION: From dancing to calligraphy, symbolism is deeply-veined in Chinese culture.

Confident, not cocky: Uni student vows to run marathon in gumboots

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 15:00
"I'm a little nervous, but I’m alright, I’ll just run it off," says student hoping to raise $10k to get people in the rural sector to an Outward Bound course.

Sport Headlines

'Covid-19 fatigue' jeopardises historic Marlborough Women's Triathlon

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 05:00
The oldest running triathlon of its kind in the country — which still uses “the middle of town” — has seen entries plummet in recent years.

NPC: Waikato snap 14-year drought against reigning champions Tasman

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 21:37
The Mooloos didn’t just snap a seven-match losing streak against the Mako, they recorded their first away win against Tasman in 14 years.

NPC: Tasman jump to top of Premiership after hard-fought win over Northland

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 18:46
Defending champs eventually see off spirited challenge from Taniwha in Whangārei.

The Dominion Post

Mouldy Aunt Betty Yorkshire puddings put a dampener on man's roast dinner

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 16:56
A Lower Hutt man had a nasty surprise when he went to put the finishing touches on his roast meal on Sunday night.

Farmers grapple with 'significant emotional stress' and community pressure over forestry conversion sales

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 16:46
Sheep and beef farmers face competing considerations when selling their land to forestry, and the decision is often an agonising one.

MIQ head says no technical glitch in virtual lobby - many users disagree

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 16:27
The Government said the virtual lobby ran smoothly. Not so much, say a quarter of those who tried their luck.

Wellington today, September 27: Judge suppresses name of country at centre of soldier spy case, Unjabbed border worker loses dismissal case

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 16:05
What you need to know from The Dominion Post today, plus breaking news and events from around the capital.

Judge suppresses name of country at centre of soldier spy case

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:16
The foreign country at the centre of an unprecedented espionage trial will remain nameless due to concern it would imperil the “defence and security of New Zealand”.

Sport Headlines

NPC: Hawke's Bay claim first away win over Wellington in 44 years

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 16:22
Magpies swoop on sloppy Lions to jump to second on the premiership ladder.

Top football striker off the field for good after third concussion

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 05:00
When Tom Jackson was struck in the head at training, he knew something was wrong. At age 30 and with a young daughter, playing on wasn't worth the risk.

Farah Palmer Cup: Once scared about playing rugby, Black Fern Dhys Faleafaga marches on

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 05:00
"I would come home crying and tell mum I didn't want to play any more": the Wellington No 8 didn't always love the game when first playing with her sister in a team full of boys.