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Simon Plumb

Reporter, NZ Herald

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  • 18 Feb, 2017 5:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
An independent ship surveyor raised concern about the Francie operating on the Kaipara bar three months before the ill-fated boat sank in the area.
  • 18 Dec, 2016 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
World boxing champion Joseph Parker says a young Samoan man with Down Syndrome will be part of his ring walk for the rest of his heavyweight career.
  • 20 Nov, 2016 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
Joseph Parker has become a dad a month before the biggest fight of his life - but he has to wait a few more days before he can meet his daughter.
  • 13 Nov, 2016 5:00am
  • 5 minutes to read
The Black Cap star who spectacularly fell from grace after admitting match-fixing has revealed his tough battle to retain his health after a suicide attempt.
  • 6 Nov, 2016 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
Costs for Joseph Parker's world title fight are set to go sky high, with punters and pubs expected to cop the fallout from Council's refusal on funding.
  • 15 Oct, 2016 5:00am
  • 4 minutes to read
They called him a cheat, punched him, kneed him in the head and even nicknamed him "Richetty grub" - but all of a sudden Australia loves Richie McCaw.
  • 2 Oct, 2016 5:00am
  • 6 minutes to read
Teachers are demanding to know if they risk police charges for physically separating school fights or defending themselves when students attack.
  • 2 Oct, 2016 5:00am
  • 5 minutes to read
The Weekend Herald this week saw an email sent to a group of athlete agents and managers inviting them to attend "an informal catch up".
  • 25 Sep, 2016 5:00am
  • 5 minutes to read
With the dust settled on the Rio 2016 Games, New Zealand's star Olympic and Paralympic athletes are back home and slotting into everyday life.
  • 18 Sep, 2016 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
More than a quarter of Kiwi drinkers aged 15-17 say they downed eight or more drinks the last time they touched alcohol.
  • 11 Sep, 2016 5:00am
  • 3 minutes to read
Forensics tests are still being carried out on the listening device hidden in the room used by the ABs to plan Rugby Championship destruction of Wallabies.