Barry Soper: New Zealand Rugby Union out of touch
After a few days of reflection and lot of reading it's hard not to reach the conclusion that the New Zealand Rugby Union's a bunch of boorish, middle-aged men who're out of touch with the public who support the game with a passion.
Surf club beautified ahead of demolishing
Lyall Bay Surf and Lifesaving Club house has been jazzed up with a mural - less than a week before it's due to be demolished.
The clubhouse, which was built around the 1950s, is being torn down on October 3 to make way for a new,...
Solicitor-General 'looking into' Filipo discharge
The Solicitor-General is "looking into" a judge's decision to issue a young rugby player a discharge without conviction for assaulting four people.
Losi Filipo, 18, was last month discharged without conviction for the attack that...
Protesters to target Lions' match this Friday in Wellington over controversial team member
Protesters are targeting a Lions' match this Friday over Wellington Rugby's decision to keep a contracted player acquitted of a violent attack.
Teenage player Losi Filipo was charged with assaulting Greg Morgan, 21, and his friends,...
Navy officer in court charged with sexually violating his junior on a ship
A junior Navy officer who alleges she was sexually violated by a superior says he pinned her down and told her: "Shh, just let it happen."
Scott Christopher Devonport Ward is on trial at the Auckland District Court on a charge sexual...
Female pedestrian stable after being hit by car in Wellington
A female pedestrian hit by a car in Wellington last night is in a stable condition in hospital.
The woman, who was hit on Wallace St in the suburb of Mt Cook, has a leg injury.