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Black Ferns Squad Named For Of England Tour

Five new caps have been named today in the Black Ferns squad to tour England in November.

Sharples Happy Maori TV Bid To Get Fair Hearing

Sharples Happy Maori TV Bid To Get Fair Hearing

Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples says he's happy that Maori Television's bid to broadcast the Rugby World Cup will be considered on its merits, alongside all other contenders.

New Sudima Hotel To Open In Time For Rugby World Cup

New Sudima Hotel To Open In Time For Rugby World Cup

Glamorton Developments Ltd, owner of Sudima Hotels New Zealand, today unveiled plans to build and manage a new 4 star, 150 room hotel at Auckland Airport.

Rights Of Kiwis To Watch Free-to-air Television Not Just About Rugby World Cup

Rights Of Kiwis To Watch Free-to-air Television Not Just About Rugby World Cup

Comments by Prime Minister John Key about the rights of Kiwis to see the Rugby World Cup on free-to-air television conveniently ignore the effects of his Government's hands-off policies on these rights, says Labour Broadcasting spokesman Brendon Burns.

Snapper Offers Auckland $70 Million Savings And Integrated Ticketing On Public Transport In Time For 2011 Rugby World Cup

Snapper Offers Auckland $70 Million Savings And Integrated Ticketing On Public Transport In Time For 2011 Rugby World Cup

Wellington, October 6th, 2009 - Auckland has been offered a $70 million saving against budget in the cost of developing an integrated ticketing system for public transport, one of the region's key strategies for making public transport more efficient and attractive.

Tua Bout Popular With Punters

Tua Bout Popular With Punters

Wellington, Oct 5 NZPA - David Tua's heavyweight boxing bout against Shane Cameron was the fourth biggest individual event for the TAB since sporting betting first began in New Zealand in 1996.

Seven Newcomers In Kiwi Squad For Four Nations

Seven Newcomers In Kiwi Squad For Four Nations

Seven debutants have today been named in the 23-man squad for the world champion Kiwis' one-off Test against Tonga next week and the inaugural Four Nations in England and France.

Maori TV Bid A Golden Opportunity For Maori

Maori TV Bid A Golden Opportunity For Maori

The MTS bid for Rugby World Cup broadcast rights is a golden opportunity for Maori and the nation, which MTS and Te Puni Kokiri are right to seize, says Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples.

Sevens To Give 'quickest' Referees Chance To Shine

The match officials have been announced for the 2009/10 IRB Sevens World Series, the 11th edition of the ever popular global eight-event rugby spectacle.

Mallard: Government Drops Ball On Rugby World Cup

Mallard: Government Drops Ball On Rugby World Cup

The Government's hapless interference in the Rugby World Cup broadcast rights bidding process smacks of a foreboding lack of co-ordination around the event, says Labour's Rugby World Cup spokesperson Trevor Mallard.