A father who killed his two-year-old daughter after walking into a river with her when he became angry at a relationship breakdown will spend at least 14 years in jail.
Tewi Savage, 35, was sentenced at the High Court in Rotorua to life imprisonment on Tuesday after he was found guilty of the murder of his two-year-old daughter Arnica Savage in March, a verdict he challenged the jurors on telling them you got it f…ing wrong.
Savage, of Te Mahoe, had taken his daughter into the Rangitaiki R…
Silver Ferns return to international stage with convincing win over England in first Hamilton test – Stuff.co.nz
Silver Ferns too good for the England Roses, as international netball returned for the first time in nine months.
The Silver Ferns celebrated their return to the international stage by going 1-0 ahead in the Taini Jamison Trophy series after seeing off the England Roses in Hamilton on Wednesday night.
The start of the three-test series at Claudelands Arena marked the return of international netball after the Covid-19 pandemic and it was the first test in nine months, which the Silver Ferns won 58-45 against an understrength English side.
Goal attack Ameliaranne Ekenasio captained the Silver Ferns in a test…
Rugby: Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen takes up high-performance consultant role in NRL with Canterbury Bulldogs – New Zealand Herald
Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is switching codes.
Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is switching codes – joining the Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL.
Hansen is joining the Bulldogs as a high-performance consultant, with the Bulldogs hoping to rebuild after a season which saw them finish 15th with just three wins from 20 games.
Bulldogs chief executive Andrew Hill is delighted to bring Hansen on board, saying he will work closely with new coach Trent Barrett and his management staff, as well as the players’ leadership group.
Political Roundup: The Green Party’s impossible bind – New Zealand Herald
OPINION: Should they stay or should they stay outside? It’s a fraught political decision.
The Greens are at a crossroads. The direction they take in the next few days may have significant consequences, not just for the country and the shape of the Government, but also for the future of the Greens themselves.
Currently, the Labour and Green negotiating teams are behind closed doors coming up with a deal, which will then be taken to Green Party delegates on Friday night to endorse or reject. This requires 75 per cent of Green delegates to agree.
It’s high stakes, because any deal…
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