English legend Sir Ian Botham has said that he is confident that James Anderson will surpass him as England's leading Test wicket-taker after the fast bowler took three more Test wickets against New Zealand to reach 301, 82 short of Botham's England record. Welcoming the Lancashire player to the exclusive 300 club, Botham said that he had told Anderson that his next target should be 384, then ...
Current planning laws are "explicitly designed to drive up housing values", Finance Minister Bill English said on Q+A this morning. "They’re explicitly designed to ensure that house prices go up so that they can afford the intensification and the very high-value, high-cost urban design that goes with that." Mr English said legislation announced last week to ...
video Federated Farmers' feed operation has come to an end, with its last shipment of feed delivered to drought-affected North Island farmers this week. Around 100,000 bales of rye-grass and barley straw have been delivered from the South Island to the Port of Tauranga over the past six weeks for delivery to farmers in the area. The final shipment arrived on Wednesday and will be ...
The Green Party has launched the Kiwi Bid in an effort to provide the government with a clear choice over deep sea oil drilling. Photo / Supplied The Green Party has launched a campaign it hopes will stop deep-sea drilling in New Zealand waters. As the Government begins the tender process for new permits to drill off the west coast of the North Island and east coast of the South ...
Bill English can try to rewrite history all he likes, but the truth is that inequality is getting worse under National and Thursday's Budget does nothing to fix that, says David Parker, Labour's Finance spokesperson."Both income and asset inequality have worsened under the current government, and will continue do so."On Q&A this morning, Bill English desperately ...
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The subject of James Marshs engrossing documentary Man on Wire is so good that its a wonder no one has thought to make a film about it before. Its not that the story is in any way a secret (on the contrary, it made international headlines in August of 1974), but it is quite possible ... ...
Green Party co-leader Russel Norman says the country needs to look at how overseas demand is affecting the New Zealand housing market. "What Hong Kong did is they put a 15 percent surcharge effectively on non-residents buying property ," he told TVNZ’s Q+A programme this morning, "to try to basically turn down the tap a little bit to take some of the heat out of ...
A New York college student being held by an armed home intruder was shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to a report of a home invasion at an off-campus home. Andrea Rebello was shot once in the head Friday morning by an officer who opened fire after the masked intruder, Dalton Smith, pointed a gun at the officer while holding the 21-year-old Hofstra University student in a ...
Rash of oil and mineral protests nationwide Around 150 people are expected to head out to Auckland's Piha beach this afternoon to protest deep sea oil drilling of New Zealand's coasts. The protest is the official launch the Green Party's anti-deep sea oil drilling campaign, which it says will be the centrepiece of its lead up to the election. The campaign, called Kiwi Bid to ...
England suffered a late batting collapse against New Zealand on day three of the first Test at Lord's on Saturday.The hosts appeared to be in complete control as Joe Root and Jonathan Trott forged a fruitful partnership to move England to 2-159.But they lost four wickets for just 12 runs to leave the match evenly poised with two days still remaining, the home side leading by 205 runs with ...
Today in Piha the Green Party launched a major campaign to stop the Government's planned expansion of risky deep sea drilling, including offering New Zealanders the opportunity to join a counter bid to protect our oceans and beaches. On May 24th the Government begins the non-financial tender process with oil companies for new permits to conduct deep sea drilling in New Zealand waters ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Driving around Dublin I came across an imposing building with the masthead, Jurys Inn Christchurch. I was looking to do ...Keep reading
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While confirming North Korea's missile launches Saturday, the Japanese government clarified none of the missiles landed in its territorial waters, Xinhua reported.
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing its country's defence ministry, had reported that North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the Sea of Japan.
The ministry had detected two missiles being launched in the morning and the last one was in the afternoon, it was reported.
A day earlier, the Japanese media reported that Tokyo planed to permanently deploy interceptors capable of shooting down North Korean missiles.
On April 7, Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera had ordered the Self-Defense Forces to shoot down North Korean missiles in the event any one of them was fired.
It had also deployed the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptors at the defence ministry compound in Tokyo's Ichigaya April 9.
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