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Chilled Indians Warmed By What They See

Chilled Indians Warmed By What They See

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, April 1 NZPA - India's cricketers were rugged up with their beanies on for the first time on tour today, but a glimpse of the wicket block had them leaving the Basin Reserve with a warm afterglow.

Blackcaps Encourage Kiwis To Support St John Team

Blackcaps Encourage Kiwis To Support St John Team

The BLACKCAPS and New Zealand Cricket are encouraging New Zealanders to donate to St John, a charity providing vital ambulance and community services in New Zealand.

Gillette Cup Elite Squad To Play New Zealand Cricket Legends

Gillette Cup Elite Squad To Play New Zealand Cricket Legends

New Zealand's top schoolboy cricketers will take on some of New Zealand's former greats when the Gillette Cup Elite squad assembles in Wellington tomorrow for a 40 over match against a Wanderers XI in Upper Hutt.

World Rally Start For New Zealand's Tapper

World Rally Start For New Zealand's Tapper

Mark Tapper, a 28-year-old from Brookby in South Auckland, lines up in the full spotlight of the World Rally Championship (WRC) in Portugal this weekend (3-5 April) where he's contesting his first rally as one of the first-ever Pirelli Star Drivers.

Head Of Media And Communications Leaves OFC

Head Of Media And Communications Leaves OFC

Head of OFC Media and Communications for the past three years, Gordon Glen Watson, will leave Oceania's football governing body at the beginning of April 2009, it was announced today.

Edwards Into Bowls World Cup Semi

Edwards Into Bowls World Cup Semi

1 APRIL 2009 - New Zealand's number one female bowler, Jo Edwards will meet last year's winner of the World Cup indoor singles championships, Guernsey's Allison Merrian, later today, after winning this morning's quarter-final in Warilla, NSW.

Snyders Breaks Record In Opening Heat Of NZ Swim Championships

Snyders Breaks Record In Opening Heat Of NZ Swim Championships

1 April 2009 - Olympic semifinalist Glenn Snyders set the pool alight with a national record on the first morning of the New Zealand Open Swim Championships in Christchurch today.

Black Ferns To Tour England -- Build Up To 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup Begins

Black Ferns To Tour England -- Build Up To 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup Begins

1 April 2009 - The world champion Black Ferns are to take on the newly-crowned Six Nations champions England in a three-match tour to England later this year.

Double Nelsen Earns Draw

Double Nelsen Earns Draw

1 APRIL 2009 - A brace of goals from All Whites captain Ryan Nelsen earned New Zealand a 2-2 draw with Thailand 'A' to finish their Bangkok camp on Wednesday morning.

Nelsen struck in the 20th and 58th minutes to draw New Zealand level after twice falling behind in the first half.

Ah Van Replaces Tate, Jones Starts At Halfback Against Rabbitohs

Ah Van Replaces Tate, Jones Starts At Halfback Against Rabbitohs

1 APRIL 2009 - Patrick Ah Van replaces the injured Brent Tate at right centre and veteran Stacey Jones will start at halfback when the Vodafone Warriors face South Sydney at Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday.