Leading Headlines

The moment the bombs exploded

"I looked at Martini and said 'abandon ship, we need to get out of here'. By this time I had lost the towel, I was running around naked," captain Peter Willcox recalls…

There can only be one ...

One team will win a Super Rugby title for the first time tonight. Wynne Gray takes us for a trip down memory lane ahead of the monumental clash.

National

World

Lion cubs given safe pass to Jordan

Gaza's militant Hamas rulers on Friday allowed a pair of lion cubs en route to a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan back into the Palestinian coastal strip.

US military is dragging its feet

The Department of defence announced military recruits would start using athletic shoes 100 per cent made and manufactured in America, in recognition of a law Congress…

Business

Recession lurks in shadows

New Zealand is enjoying 3.2 per cent economic growth and 0.1 per cent inflation, the statisticians tell us, but Bank of New Zealand economists warn we could see those…

Politics

Life & Style

Video

Entertainment

Travel

Opinion

Apia test big deal for all

The Apia test takes Wynne Gray back almost to the birth of Super Rugby, when the All Blacks last played midweek matches on tour.

Sport

Basketball: Sharks storm into NBL final

The Southland Sharks have stormed into the National Basketball League final in record-setting form. A brilliant display from Tai Wesley was matched by excellent defence…

Rugby

Host's overseas talent 'big challenge'

The Samoa Rugby Union's high performance centre in Tuana'imato is a long way from Northampton, Toulouse, Newcastle or London where many of the Manu Samoa players are…

Leave it to Mealamu

He's one of the toughest men to pull on an All Black jersey ... and he's humble, nice and has a smile like a sunbeam.

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 04 Jul 2015 19:20:34 Processing Time: 17ms