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Taniela Moa Stood Down From Blues Match

Taniela Moa Stood Down From Blues Match

Blues halfback Taniela Moa has accepted being stood down by the Blues for their Rebel Sport Super 14 match against the Lions this weekend as part of the misconduct process he is going through with the Blues and the New Zealand Rugby Union.

Laser Sailors Show Promise At Major European Regatta

Laser Sailors Show Promise At Major European Regatta

Four Kiwi sailors are making their mark at Princesa Sofia Mapfre Trophy in Palma, Spain, the third event in the ISAF Sailing World Cup, and the first major event on the New Zealand high performance programme since the Beijing Olympics.

India, NZ Play True To Form

India, NZ Play True To Form

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, April 8 NZPA - India's cricketing legends justified their super star billing and New Zealand's reputation for frustrating inconsistency was maintained as a fluctuating test series ended in familiar circumstances at the Basin Reserve.

It's Not Over Yet For Martin Says Supportive Vettori

It's Not Over Yet For Martin Says Supportive Vettori

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, April 7 NZPA - Chris Martin's batting may draw the loudest applause but his bowling remains his genuine contribution to New Zealand's test cricket side -- and one captain Daniel Vettori hopes will continue.

Dhoni Lauds Series One As Vettori Clings To Positives

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, April 7 NZPA - India addressed an historical anomaly while New Zealand were left to ponder their least successful home summer since their centenary year when the three-test cricket series dissolved into a draw on a wet and windy Basin Reserve today.

Dravid Pouches Coveted Mementos

Dravid Pouches Coveted Mementos

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, April 7 NZPA - Rahul Dravid will depart New Zealand with two coveted souvenirs tomorrow -- a rare test series win in this country for India and the scuffed up ball he caught to become test cricket's most prolific fielder.

Vatuvei Not Named But Could Make NRL Return Against Newcastle

Vatuvei Not Named But Could Make NRL Return Against Newcastle

7 April 2009 - Winger Manu Vatuvei is rated a chance of making his return from injury for the Vodafone Warriors' fifth-round NRL clash against Newcastle at EnergyAustralia Stadium on Sunday.

Rains Saves NZ, Relaxed India Savour Overdue 1-0 Series Win

Rains Saves NZ, Relaxed India Savour Overdue 1-0 Series Win

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, April 7 NZPA - The folly of playing cricket deep into autumn and India's delayed declaration allowed New Zealand to sneak a draw when the third and final test ended in anti-climax at the Basin Reserve here today.

Weather Forces Draw In Third Test, India Win Series 1-0

Wellington, April 7 NZPA - The third and final cricket test between New Zealand and India has ended in a weather-affected draw at the Basin Reserve here today, preventing the tourists from securing a 2-0 series win.

More Than 800 Bikers Enter The Inaugural Tour De Wakatipu

7 APRIL 2009 - Interest in the inaugural New World Tour de Wakatipu on Easter Saturday (April 11) has exceeded all expectations, with 835 bikers from all over New Zealand registered for the innovative new event, which will traverse some of the region's most scenic trails.