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Re-energised Auckland Ready For Action

Wellington, Dec 15 NZPA - Auckland City will need to restore energy levels before facing African champions TP Mazembe in a playoff for fifth place at soccer's Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi early on Thursday morning (NZT).

Key: PM Releases Details Of Prince William's Visit

Prime Minister John Key has released details of next month's visit by Prince William.

After arriving in Auckland on Sunday,17 January, Prince William will visit Eden Park to see the redevelopment work and be briefed on plans for the Rugby World Cup.

RWC 2011 Official Corporate Hospitality Agents Announced

RWC 2011 Official Corporate Hospitality Agents Announced

Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) and Rugby Travel and Hospitality (NZ) Limited (RTH) are pleased to announce the appointed Official Corporate Hospitality Agents (OCHAs) for Rugby World Cup 2011, New Zealand.

Club Greats Seuseu And Wiki Return To Vodafone Warriors

Club Greats Seuseu And Wiki Return To Vodafone Warriors

Auckland, New Zealand, December 13, 2009 - Vodafone Warriors legends Jerry Seuseu and Ruben Wiki are back in the fold filling positions in the club's restructured football department.

Waitakere Go Top With 2-1 Win Over Wellington

Wellington, Dec 13 NZPA - Waitakere United moved to the top of the New Zealand Football Championship (NZFC) today after a 2-1 win over Wellington as both teams finished with 10 players in a fractious encounter in Auckland.

Missed Chances Costly For Phoenix

Wellington, Dec 13 NZPA - Wellington Phoenix were left lamenting a number of missed opportunities after a 0-1 loss to Sudney FC at Palmerston North last night ended their unbeaten home run in the A-League soccer competition at 14 matches.

Auckland Bow Out With 0-3 Loss To Atlante

Wellington, Dec 13 NZPA - Auckland City will play off for fifth place at the Club World Cup soccer tournament after losing 0-3 to CONCACAF champions Atlante in Abu Dhabi this morning (NZtime).

Groupama 3 Heads Back Out To Sea

It was this Saturday morning at 0600 UTC that the trimaran Groupama 3 cast off from the port of Cape Town, South Africa, bound for Brest some 6,000 miles (11,000 kms) away, where she will begin her second period of stand-by for the Jules Verne Trophy.

Unions' Fate In Own Hands: Tew

Unions' Fate In Own Hands: Tew

Wellington, Dec 12 NZPA - The fate of the four unions who yesterday received a stay of execution from being axed from the Air NZ Cup provincial rugby competition lies in their own hands, New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew said.

Council Says Yes To Manners Mall Plan

Wellington City Council today agreed to proceed with plans for a quicker, more direct bus route through what is now Manners Mall. As part of the agreed plan, a new shared public space will be created in lower Cuba Street.