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'Lowlifes and losers': Trump rages as New York burns

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:11
President Donald Trump stepped up the pressure on state governors to crack down after a week of unrest set off by the death of George Floyd, demanding New York call up the National Guard to stop the "lowlifes ...

'Horrible experience': Hayley Holt returns to TV after baby tragedy

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:57
Hayley Holt is back on New Zealand screens this morning - and she says while she's been through a "horrible" experience she's in a "really good place" after losing her unborn baby during lockdown. The ...

Aussies keen to travel here - when they're allowed

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:11
A survey of Australians' holiday intentions shows New Zealand has shot up the wish list for post-Covid-19 travel. As discussions on a possible transtasman travel bubble intensify, a survey of more than ...

Fran O'Sullivan: Ardern yet to assure country critical tracing regime on track

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:07
Jacinda Ardern has yet to provide New Zealanders with detailed assurances that officials have prepared the intensive tracking, tracing and testing regime necessary to ensure that in the event of a Covid-19 ...

A Covid-19 business change so successful, they hired more staff

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:04
Welcome to The Pivot Pod, where we'll figure out together what's next for small business. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. Today it's how one company changed its business so ...

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NZ Herald News - Sport

 

Rugby: Law changes confirmed for Super Rugby Aotearoa

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:02
New Zealand Rugby has confirmed two rule changes and one reinforced focus for the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition.Golden point tiebreakers and the ability for teams to replace red carded players after 20 minutes are the major changes...

Warriors forward Jamayne Taunoa-Brown finally cracks the big time

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:51
Jamayne Taunoa-Brown has finally cracked the big time, just when big is not supposed to be better in the NRL.The unheralded Warriors forward scored an excellent try from a sharp pickup in the 18-0 win over the Dragons, when the...

Rugby: Beauden Barrett's cheeky dig at Jordie Barrett ahead of Super Rugby Aotearoa showdown

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:37
Beauden Barrett has thrown a dash of spice into the mix of his first anticipated clash against the Hurricanes by recalling how he used to make younger brother Jordie cry in the backyard.Barrett is preparing to make his debut for...

Child skateboarding phenom and Tokyo Olympics hopeful Sky Brown in horror fall

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:24
Eleven-year-old skateboarding phenom Sky Brown is recovering in hospital after a heavy fall during a training session where her father said he initially feared for her life.Brown was unresponsive on arrival at a hospital in California...

Watch: Sky Sport's The Breakdown brings you the big rugby issues of the week

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:56
New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) and Sky TV have joined forces to bring more of the country's best sporting content to even more Kiwis.Sky Sport's hugely popular weekly rugby magazine show The Breakdown will be livestreamed...

The Marlborough Express

Locals loyally shop over the long weekend but stock concerns a real worry

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:43
Marlborough retailers were relieved at the sound of the tills ringing over the weekend, but some say they are still in for a “long cold winter”.

Staff in shock after restructure revealed for Clubs of Marlborough

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 05:00
More than 50 staff at the Clubs of Marlborough have been asked to reapply for their jobs during a sweeping restructure.

Man takes travel buddy's car during toilet stopover

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 17:26
A man who left a car owner stranded in Renwick after he drove off during a toilet break wanted to go to jail, judge says.

Shock over 'demeaning' golliwog sales as protest marches swell

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 17:08
A Picton woman selling golliwogs has been slammed for advertising the "racist" dolls as Black Lives Matter protests mount.

Tiny home resembles 'Lego exercise'

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:57
Tiny house on blocks is not structurally safe, council tells hearing.

Sport Headlines

Winter sports plan for kick-off

Fri, 29 May 2020 06:00
Sport codes in Marlborough are preparing for a winter season, after getting the 'green light'.

New jump track for mountain bikers

Thu, 21 May 2020 12:07
A passion for mountain biking has prompted a Marlborough couple to sponsor a new mountain bike track for the community.

Grey area for sports teams raring to kick-start season

Thu, 14 May 2020 08:32
With gatherings of more than 10 discouraged, it's not quite back to normal just yet.

The Dominion Post

Time to call 'Cut!' on the Government's film subsidy

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:29
OPINION: The decision to wave Avatar filmmakers through the border shows it's time for filmmakers to be stripped of their generous subsidies.

Why black lives matter in New Zealand too

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:57
OPINION: Those who claim race relations in the US have nothing to do with New Zealand are wrong.

High Court halts shareholder vote on the takeover of Metlifecare

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:45
Metlifecare shareholders are to be asked to back legal action against Swedish investor.

Same sex couple's baby joy following Māori egg donor classified ad

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:30
From newspaper ad to new dads, Māori man from Ōtaki realises his baby dream with his Aussie husband amid Covid-19 'craziness'.

Narrow bowel cancer screening criteria slows diagnosis

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 05:00
At 45, Rob King was thought to be too young to get bowel cancer, so he had to be screened in the private sector.

Sport Headlines

Unlimited crowd numbers would give Super Rugby clubs a chance to give back, says Cory Jane

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:14
Hurricanes assistant hopeful live rugby can provide a lift to Kiwis after pandemic.

Kiwi rider conquers 'Everest' by climbing more than 9000m on his mountain bike

Fri, 29 May 2020 05:00
Mountainbiker burns whopping 17,000 calories during mammoth 24-hour lockdown challenge.

Wellington rugby club opens door for returning All Black stars Nonu and Savea

Thu, 28 May 2020 14:49
Club boss says Ma'a Nonu and the Bus, Julian Savea, would be just the ticket if the pair turned out for club rugby.