|Eleven months in and it looks like no-one is happy - Amy Adams|
The Government has ignored slumping business confidence since it took power but will struggle to explain away signs that ordinary New Zealanders are becoming downhearted after 11 months of this coalition, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says.
© 2018 voxy.co.nz 11:56am Tahiti's Salmon fined for defaming president
A senior French Polynesian politician has been fined for defaming the president Edouard Fritch during the election campaign in April.
© 2018 RadioNZ 11:55am Preston christens his porter with Kurow win
Otago 'local' Donald Preston hammered his big Porter Chev two-seater V8 race car to a well-earned victory in Sunday's Can Am 200, the endurance race that capped a huge weekend of racing at the Southern Dirtfest on Slim Slee's Kurow property.
© 2018 voxy.co.nz 11:55am Maija Vance sustained spine damage from her fall
Waikato jockey Maija Vance suffered damage to five vertebrae in her fall at Rotorua on Sunday.
Vance, 27, had a four-hour operation on Monday, to stabilise her spine, and is still in the intensive care unit at Middlemore Hospital, in Auckland.
© 2018 voxy.co.nz 11:55am AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers.A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the...
© 2018 NZ Herald 11:55am Raptors GM: Quiet Leonard is happy and healthy
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has yet to address the media in Toronto since his trade to the Raptors, but team president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday that his star acquisition is happy and healthy."He is determined and seems in the right...
© 2018 NZ Herald 11:55am Falcons G Levitre (triceps) out for season, 3rd player down
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have lost offensive guard Andy Levitre to a season-ending triceps injury, the third starter to go down in the first two weeks of the season.Levitre left Sunday's victory over the Carolina...
© 2018 NZ Herald 11:55am 'Principal focus' arrested in Taita fatal assault case
Police have arrested a man seen leaving the scene of a fatal stabbing in Taita.
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