Mueller report: Trump camp celebrates but danger is not past yet
“I'll hand out cigars if it's good news,” he told the Washington Post. At about 4.30pm on Friday, the wait was over. Special counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election was handed to the justice department.
Public date: Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +1300
IPL 2019: Virat Kohli, Jofra Archer, Steve Smith & David Warner among things to look out for
Extravagant clothing, loud music and lots of money. It sounds like something straight out of the Bollywood film industry, right? Well... close enough. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most glitzy Twenty20 league in the world, so much so that Bollywood ...
Public date: Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +1300
Evacuation at Wellington's Homegrown festival
An area of the Homegrown festival in Wellington has been evacuated after someone reported seeing a person of concern. "The Dub and Roots stage was evacuated at Homegrown at 9:21pm due to a threat received just before the two minutes silence," Kelly ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:00:00 +1300
Hurricanes prevail in see-sawing match against Stormers in Wellington
The Hurricanes steal a line-out throw by the Stormers deep inside the visitors' 22. And they charge up field. Some big powerful carries by the Hurricanes forwards and it is prop Ben May who powers over to score the first try of the match, with a little help from ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:00:00 +1300
Pakistan vs Australia
Aaron Finch's 12th ODI hundred ensured Haris Sohail's first came in a losing cause as Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the series opener in Sharjah. SCORECARD | COMMENTARY. Finch (116) underpinned Australia's pursuit of 281, sharing a ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 03:00:00 +1300
England vs Czech Republic: Callum Hudson-Odoi 'didn't think Three Lions call-up was real'
Callum Hudson-Odoi was so thrilled to make his debut in England's 5-0 thrashing of Czech Republic that the Chelsea starlet didn't believe it was real. The 18-year-old became England's youngest current international when he was introduced by Gareth ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +1300
Jacinda Ardern graces the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa
The world's tallest building has lit up with an image of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a woman in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks. The Burj Khalifa is 829m tall - more than twice the height of Auckland's Sky Tower - and located in Dubai, ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:00:00 +1300
S Africa vs Sri Lanka
South Africa will be looking to complete a second white-ball whitewash over Sri Lanka this month in Sunday's Sky Live third T20I in Johannesburg. The Proteas swept the tourists 5-0 in the preceding ODI series and now hold an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +1300
Taron Egerton reveals Rocketman opens with Elton John "in a real bad way"
Taron Egerton has revealed a bit more about what to expect from Rocketman as it tells the life of Elton John. Talking at a footage preview event, Egerton said that the reason the movie was "always very special" to him was that there wasn't the need to hold ...
Public date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:00:00 +1300
Netflix's The Dirt Does No Justice to Mötley Crüe's Wild Legacy
If you'll let me, I'd like to save you 100 minutes of your time. This weekend, when you think about watching The Dirt, the new Mötley Crüe biopic on Netflix, don't. And it's not because it's demeaning towards women, or that it condones outlandish rock 'n' roll ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:00:00 +1300
Live Updates: Super Rugby, Blues vs Highlanders
38 min: Blues win a penalty now and will look to score again before the hooter. 37 min: The Highlanders win a penalty and Marty Banks makes no mistake with the kick. Blues 15-13 Highlanders. 33 min: TRY - Blues, after great work at the breakdown Melani ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +1300
Brian Tamaki defends his controversial tweets
Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki has launched an all-out assault on the decision to play the call to prayer across the country today. Tamaki, a man familiar with offending communities, says it was offensive to Christians. Regardless of faith, this was a ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +1300
Napier Mayor powerless to stop Gun City setting up in city
Napier Mayor Bill Dalton says he can't do anything about a new Gun City store opening in the region, and the city's "open for business". While Dalton would be "delighted" if the outfit wasn't opening the 800 square metre mega-store, Gun City was a lawful ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:00:00 +1300
Whitcoulls appears to have removed Jordan Peterson's books from sale
Bookstore chain Whitcoulls appears to have stopped selling controversial right-wing author and speaker Jordan Peterson's book 12 Rules for Life amid concerns about "disturbing material" circulating around the Christchurch attacks. A staff member at ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +1300
Googling 'Florida man' is the latest internet fad. Let's explore why so many crazy stories come out of the state
He isn't actually a single person but rather a trope of all the Florida men who've made headlines for doing something ... unusual. And he's now starring in the latest internet fad: the "Florida man" challenge, in which you Google "Florida man" and your birthday ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +1300
Watch: Faces at the flowers - incredible short film captures our grief
... will be at the reflection when the call to prayer sounds at 1.30pm, followed by two minutes' silence at 1.32pm. The haunting sounds of the Islamic adhan, or call to prayer, will be broadcast live across the country, including on nzherald.co.nz and Newstalk ZB.
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:00:00 +1300
A Battle for My Life
My full name is Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke. But now I couldn't remember it. Instead, nonsense words tumbled out of my mouth and I went into a blind panic. I'd never experienced fear like that—a sense of doom closing in. I could see my life ahead, ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:00:00 +1300
It's dumping snow on Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains
While heavy rain drenches the Washington region and much of the Mid-Atlantic, it's cold enough for a picturesque blanket of snow in the high elevations of the Blue Ridge Mountains. So much snow is falling that the National Weather Service has issued a ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +1300
Mass karanga at Auckland Domain vigil tonight
Fifty wāhine will conduct karanga at Auckland Domain tonight as part of the vigil being held in memory of the 50 people who lost their lives in Christchurch last week. Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei iwi spokesperson Sharon Hawke says, “The idea was for each of the ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:00:00 +1300
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is masochistic ninja brilliance
I'm just going to be upfront with you: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is kicking my ass. I haven't been able to spend nearly enough time with my copy in order to “git gud,” as they say, and every time I boot it up I'm met with several swift, bloody deaths in a matter of ...
Public date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:00:00 +1300