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Turner To Deputise For Herbert At World Cup Draw

Wellington, Nov 26 NZPA - With Ricki Herbert tied down by Wellington Phoenix A-League commitments, his All Whites assistant, Brian Turner, was named today to deputise for him at next month's World Cup soccer draw in South Africa.

ARTA Pleased Stability Returned To Bus Customers

ARTA Pleased Stability Returned To Bus Customers

The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) says it is very pleased that stability and certainty has been returned to Auckland's bus passengers today with notification that agreement has now been reached between NZ Bus and the Auckland Combined Unions.

Stability And Certainty For Bus Passengers Delivered Until 2012

Since May, NZ Bus has been participating in negotiations with the Auckland Combined Unions to agree a new Collective Employment Agreement (CEA) for their members.

All Blacks Coy On Jersey Hoo-ha

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Marseille, Nov 26 NZPA - Will it be all white on the night, or will the cunning French give the All Blacks some real rugby blues?

Gallaher Trophy Needs To Return Home, Say All Blacks

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Marseille, Nov 25 NZPA - Having secured "Sir Ed", the All Blacks want "Dave" back for company in their Wellington trophy cabinet.

Remember 2000 Ambush, Smith Warns All Blacks

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Marseille, Nov 24 NZPA - It was nothing short of an ambush, All Blacks assistant rugby coach Wayne Smith recalls.

France Recall Heavy Hitters For All Blacks

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Marseille, Nov 24 NZPA - They don't breeze in until Friday, but France sounded an early warning by naming what All Blacks assistant coach Wayne Smith labelled their toughest rugby opponents of 2009.

MPs, Diplomats Match To Raise Funds; Promote Rugby World Cup

MPs, Diplomats Match To Raise Funds; Promote Rugby World Cup

Tomorrow evening the Parliamentary rugby team will play an invitational diplomatic team from Embassies across Wellington.

Cycling Superstars Confirm For Taupo

Cycling Superstars Confirm For Taupo

Taupo will play host to Tour de France riders, World Champions, and Olympic medallists this weekend at the Wattyl Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Junior Coaches To Benefit From World Cup Windfall

Wellington, Nov 24 NZPA - Junior soccer teams around New Zealand will be the first benefit from New Zealand's World Cup qualification windfall, with 3500 newly trained coaches for the 2010 winter season.