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2 November 2017 12:01 AM No govt support for Auckland port expansion: Ardern

Nov. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has poured cold water on the Ports of Auckland's proposal to extend one of its wharves by 13 metres into Waitemata Harbour, just hours after the proposal was released. Speaking after her first official conversation as prime minister with the mayor of Auckland, former Labour Party leader Phil Goff, Ardern 101

1 November 2017 10:54 PM Hayne to quit Titans

The Daily Telegraph reports his agent Wayne Beavis has notified the Gold Coast their star fullback wants out. The 29-year-old joined the club mid-way through the 2016 season on about $1.2 million a year and is contracted for 2018. His rift with former coach Neil Henry contributed to the mentor’s sacking before the appointment of new coach Garth Brennan 68

1 November 2017 9:50 PM No defamation of the dead: Andrew Little wins Hagaman suit

The Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal by Earl Hagaman’s estate against Labour MP Andrew Little on the basis that dead people can't be defamed. The late hotelier, Earl Hagaman, had started proceedings back in 2016 after Mr Little made statements that drew a connection between Mr Hagaman’s donations to the National Party and that his hotel chain 84

31 October 2017 6:31 PM Heavy rain for parts of NZ on Friday

Rainfall totals on Friday may be higher than previously thought, as a low in the Tasman Sea slowly approaches New Zealand, creating a stream of low-level warm moist air from the subtropical oceans to the north to the lower South Island. It's slow moving due to a blocking high east of the North Island and this could increase rainfall totals. A cold front 74

30 October 2017 4:10 PM Jobs boost from gas field development

The development of the Barque field, offshore from Oamaru, has the potential to more than double New Zealand's current oil and gas production, a study has found. The gas-to-shore scenario could generate $450 million in annual GDP from operations and $700 million each year in royalties and taxes over the life of the field. More importantly from a South 62

29 October 2017 6:48 PM South to get best of heatwave

A lazy high resting to the east of New Zealand is set to bring a heatwave to the South Island - but the north won't miss out completely. A few showers are likely to start the week in the North Island before the warmth and sunshine take over. Despite morning showers, it will be a largely fine Monday from Northland down to Waikato and in the Bay of Plenty 40

28 October 2017 6:27 PM Kiwis cruise past Samoa in World Cup opener

Thank goodness. The Kiwis campaign is finally underway, and they've banked an untidy - but vital - 38-8 win over Samoa. After all the dramas and distractions in the build-up, this was just the kind of fillip the tournament needs in this country. An entertaining match, that was a mix of blood and thunder and helter-skelter in the first half, and a confidence 64

28 October 2017 2:17 PM After two U.S. women rescued at sea, some tips for emergency planning while sailing

Experts recommend knowing what you’re getting into and being as prepared as possible — taking lessons, having emergency and navigational gear, and packing more than enough food. JUNEAU, ALASKA—It’s a romantic idea — sailing across the ocean, sleeping under the stars. But earlier this week, the U.S. Navy rescued two women adrift in the Pacific Ocean about 38

28 October 2017 7:42 AM Three rescued from water at Port Waikato

A chilly bin in the water led a passing boatie to three people in the water from a capsized boat at Port Waikato. Three people have been rescued near the notorious Waikato River mouth sand bar after a passing boatie followed debris floating in the water, including a chilly bin. It's understood the trio got into difficulty about 10.30am on Saturday when their 42

28 October 2017 5:33 AM Sailboat survivors recount doomed Pacific voyage

"When I saw the gray ship on the horizon, I was just shaking," Appel told reporters Friday. "I was ready to cry, I was so happy. I knew we were going to live." On Wednesday the pair, followed by their dogs, Zeus and Valentine, boarded the USS Ashland, all four looking remarkably fit for having been lost at sea for nearly six months. They had been drifting 108