Coronavirus: Hockey New Zealand and its associations cancel 2020 National Hockey League

“However, this year we need to prioritise making hockey accessible for players, coaches and umpires in our local communities for as much of the year as possible. This will help rebuild the well-being of our people within hockey and the broader sporting community,” Francis said.

12 ridiculously beautiful places in Australia you need to add to the bucket list

8. Hardy Reef, Queensland Part of the Whitsundays, this impressive reef boasts a wide array of marine life including turtles, reef sharks and barracuda! Unsurprisingly it’s a hit with divers and snorkellers, not to mention that it’s also home to the first underwater accommodation on the Great Barrier Reef. (You can find out more about […]

Australian shares fall as recession fears knock risk appetite, NZ down

Australian shares closed lower on Thursday, dragged down by the heavyweight financials sector as fears of a possible coronavirus-influenced global recession rose, following the U.S. President Donald Trump’s warning about a rise in virus death toll in the country. The S&P/ASX 200 index tracked Wall Street losses overnight and fell 1.98% to 5,154.30 at the […]

Not Ganguly, not Vaughan: Shane Warne names best captain he played against in his career

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne on Thursday termed former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming as the best captain he played against in his career. “Stephen Fleming was the best captain I played against in my time, he knew how to get the best of his team-mates. He should have made more hundreds,” Warne said during […]

Coronavirus Australia: Woman shares warning after pneumonia left her healthy husband in a coma for weeks

“Six weeks spent in ICU, 2 weeks in a recovery ward and an estimated four months at home including learning to walk, eat and talk again … 29kg of muscle wastage from being stationary in bed; nightmares and hallucinations still to this day, from the medication used to keep him sedated.”

Broadway’s Aaron Tveit Thought He Had a Cold — It Turned Out to be Coronavirus

Yes, as far as I know. Our producers have said we will be back. I feel very grateful for that. I have friends who have friends in Asia in shows that have re-opened. The audience there have been flocking to shows. Live theater in its best sense is something that you can go to and […]

The Homicide Report: 2019 the worst year for intimate partner homicide in a decade

“One of the things we talk about a lot, and that I emphasise everywhere that I speak, is that domestic violence isn’t a Māori problem and that it is a social problem. This is the first time I’ve actually heard evidence that backs that up. It’s refreshing to see something that takes the focus away from […]

World Cup flashbacks: Players who excelled in both semi and final

In the semifinal in Auckland, his 84 not out in 73 balls packed the Proteas off from a World Cup semifinal yet again

NZ drivers can pay Z Energy to offset carbon emissions from petrol

Last year, Shell began giving customers in the Netherlands the option of paying an extra €0.01 (NZ 1.7 cents) per litre of fuel, saying that even that relatively small payment would enable it to back forestry schemes that would make purchases carbon-neutral.

Coronavirus: No more commercial passenger flights for Queenstown Airport, for now

However, in the face of strong public opposition it backed down from those plans and announced it would instead focus its growth ambitions on Wanaka Airport, drawing ire from a large sector of that community.