May 19, 2019

Sonny Bill Williams to stay with NZ rugby

Sonny Bill Williams has confirmed he'll stay with rugby in New Zealand for at least another year, and a three-way race is now expected for his signature for Super Rugby. He must decide between the Blues, Chiefs and Crusaders as his Super Rugby franchise. The All Blacks midfielder said when he … [Read more...]

Old DC3 aircraft comes to the rescue for stranded ash cloud passengers

It first flew 67 years ago but a veteran DC3 aircraft is coming to the rescue for some New Zealand passengers left stranded by the volcanic ash cloud from the Chile Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano. Even Air New Zealand was forced to cancel flights today to and from Christchurch, Dunedin and … [Read more...]

Sonny Bill Williams beats Liava’a on points

All Black and Canterbury Crusaders rugby star Sonny Bill Williams has won a unanimous points decision over Tongan gospel singer Alipate Liava'a in their boxing match at Auckland's Trusts Stadium Arena tonight. The fight labelled 'Fight for Canterbury' went the scheduled six rounds with Sonny … [Read more...]

Christchurch loses all Rugby World Cup Games

Christchurch, New Zealand has been stripped of all seven of its scheduled Rugby World Cup games following the devastating earthquake last month that has severely damaged the city. Christchurch's AMI Stadium, which has been badly damamged, was due to host pool games involving England, Argentina, … [Read more...]

ACT Brumbies coach Andy Friend sacked

The ACT Brumbies have sacked coach Andy Friend after only two matches of the Super Rugby season. The Canberra Times isreporting that Friend has been told that he no longer enjoys the clubs support and defence coach Tony Rea will take over as caretaker coach immediately. There is no word at … [Read more...]

Blog: Robbies Big Adventure – aka newswarped looking for friends in South Island of New Zealand

Stung by the realization that not many people in the South Island have read newswarped.com we have decided to take up the challenge and tell a children’s story in less than 600 words that includes as many South Island keywords as we can stuff in there that will register on search engines. It is not … [Read more...]