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18 September 2017 6:38 AM Man's car plunges 5 floors from car park building as he tries to kiss girlfriend, court hears

The car narrowly missed 2 female passengers who were in a car parked below. A couple's kiss on their date night turned to disaster after their car plunged five floors from a central Auckland car park building in March 2016, a court has heard on Monday (18 September). Simon Hartnoll, who was 39 at the time of the incident, and his girlfriend, who was 30, had seriously 6

17 September 2017 10:48 PM Big-name All Blacks to miss Pumas Test

Playmaker Beauden Barrett is one of six senior All Blacks who will sit out their next Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires. The All Blacks are resting six key players from the squad to face Argentina in their next Rugby Championship Test. First five-eighth Beauden Barrett won't travel to Buenos Aires for the September 30 Test, along 1

17 September 2017 10:48 PM All Blacks name squad for Argentina and South Africa Rugby Championship Tests

The All Blacks are resting six key players from the squad to face Argentina in their next Rugby Championship Test. First five-eighth Beauden Barrett won't travel to Buenos Aires for the September 30 Test, along with centre Ryan Crotty, locks Sam Whitelock and Brodie Retallick and loose forwards Liam Squire and Sam Cane. They will join the squad in Cape Town for the final 2

16 September 2017 10:47 AM Coetzee: I won't say it was a horror movie, but ..

Auckland - The All Blacks produced their best display of the year to trounce South Africa by a record 57-0 and take a firm grip on the Rugby Championship in Albany on Saturday. The eight-try victory surpassed the All Blacks previous best 57-15 win in Durban last year and it was South Africa's heaviest defeat, eclipsing their 53-3 loss to England at Twickenham 1

15 September 2017 5:01 PM Read reassures All Blacks newbies

All Blacks captain Kieran Read says the side's younger players should play their own game against South Africa on Saturday, and not try too hard. That's the message Kieran Read will give to his All Blacks side's inexperienced troops before Saturday's Rugby Championship showdown with South Africa. Injuries, sabbaticals and absences have forced the world 2

14 September 2017 5:24 AM Hames handed surprise All Blacks start against Springboks

Hames has made two previous test appearances, both off the bench, against Australia and replaces Joe Moody who was ruled out for the rest of the season after dislocating his shoulder. AUCKLAND - Kane Hames has been given his first All Blacks start as coach Steve Hansen bolstered his side’s pack for their Rugby Championship match against South Africa 3

13 September 2017 8:41 PM Impressive rise for former Highlander

Hames is a prop, loosehead for those who care about the detail, and that to some extent explains the relative anonymity. Props are rarely the rock stars in New Zealand. It's not like France where they have a cult following, earn the big bucks and are way more likely to win the chat show invite than the long-haired, highly manicured first-five. It's not like that here where 3

10 September 2017 5:36 AM Five Questions To Consider Following The All Blacks’ Patchy Win Over Argentina

The spluttering All Black machine exploded into gear at about the 50-minute mark against Argentina thanks to its newest freak of nature, Vaea Fifita. From that point on, the All Blacks swept aside the brave Argentinians who had actually led by seven points just after half-time. 5. Will Anyone Stop All Blacks’ Terrifying Looking Bench At The Next World 5

9 September 2017 11:07 AM All Blacks player ratings from 39-22 win over Argentina in New Plymouth

Pushed harder than many expected, the All Blacks trailed the Pumas 16-15 at halftime and were in further trouble when star No 10 Beauden Barrett was sent to the sinbin in the 49th minute. But just as the visitors looked to profit from their numerical advantage, the South Americans froze and remain winless against the three-time world champions 8

9 September 2017 4:40 AM Kaino makes a return to the field

The veteran loose forward left the All Blacks setup to deal with personal issues last month, and will play for Auckland against Taranaki in the Mitre 10 Cup this afternoon. Coach Nick White says with his team having just one win from four matches, Kaino's leadership will be massive. "And also we've had a few niggles with the loose forwards so with his experience 5