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South elects three new MPs

New Zealand First's Ria Bond, of Invercargill, will not return to Parliament; at number 12 on the party list she is too low. Labour's Liz Craig will enter as a list MP, as will New Zealand First's Mark Patterson. Mark Patterson Mr Patterson ran against new National MP Hamish Walker, who retained Cl

ODT.CO.NZ - 2017-09-23 21:33:55

Metiria Turei bows out

Metiria Turei has bowed out of politics after 15 years, saying she does not regret telling her benefit fraud story. Metiria Turei after announcing she was resigning as Green co-leader. Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King The former Green Party co-leader stood down six weeks ago and came off the party'

RADIONZ - 2017-09-23 18:05:38

Bath 32 Falcons 33

Newcastle Falcons staged a smash-and-grab raid to win a dramatic Aviva Premiership contest at the Rec on Saturday, blowing a 19-point lead but thundering back to claim a one-point victory. Enjoying a 19-0 lead up until the half-hour, the Falcons found themselves second-best for much of the middle th

NEWCASTLEFALCONS.CO.UK - 2017-09-23 16:10:49

Why Superyachts Are Visiting New Zealand

If you ever wondered how this stunning country on the other side of our globe got its name, you have to reach back into history to the time of the 1760's when Dutchman Abel Tasman first spotted the North and South Islands of New Zealand. Tasman named the land he spotted after the State of Zeeland (S

ARTARIUS.COM - 2017-09-23 12:50:11

The Mori Party is out: Labour wins all Mori electorates

The Mori Party has been booted from Parliament by the strength of Labour candidates in the Mori electorates. Labour had a strangle-hold on the Mori electorates with at least 98 per cent of the votes counted in each seats. Just before midnight on Saturday, Labour candidates were leading, or had won,

STUFF - 2017-09-23 12:37:27

Election 2017: It was a fiscal hole in one for Bill English

It was a fiscal hole-in-one for Bill English, Winston Peters may no longer be King in the North, and it is ka kite ano to the Mori party. After the most electrifying campaign in recent memory, English could almost taste the spaghetti pizza of success on Saturday night - just like the one delivered t

STUFF - 2017-09-23 12:18:06

Maori Party out of parliament

Former television host Tamati Coffey's victory in the Maori electorate of Waiariki has cast the Maori Party out of parliament. Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell has held the Bay of Plenty-based seat since 2005 and before Saturday it was his party's foothold that allowed it two seats in parliam

YAHOO! - 2017-09-23 11:05:57

Mori Party could be forced out, as electorates swing to Labour

Mori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. Photo credit: Newshub. The rise of Labour could force the Mori Party out of Parliament. As results rolled in, Mori Party candidates trailed in all seven Mori electorates. With 29 percent of preliminary votes counted, the Mori Party had 1.1 percent of the p

NEWSHUB.CO.NZ - 2017-09-23 09:32:15

Kiwis star Kieran Foran to pull out of Rugby League World Cup

The Kiwis' plans to win this year's Rugby League World Cup are in tatters, with Kieran Foran set to make himself unavailable. The five-eighth, who has just completed a disappointing and injury ravaged season will call Kiwis coach David KIdwell this week and tell him he's not going to play in the tou

STUFF - 2017-09-23 09:30:57

Round-up of the royals at the United Nations

UN Photo/Cia Pak In New York this week, the United Nations held the 72nd General Assembly with representatives from all over the world in town. As expected, members of various royal families were in attendance including Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Queen Mxima of the Netherlands, Prince Albert

ROYALCENTRAL.CO.UK - 2017-09-23 08:00:26

Prep football roundup: Titans hang on against late Trojans push

North Border led 23-6 at the beginning of the fourth quarter. By the end of the game, Faulkton had almost made it all the way back. The Titans managed to hang on against Faulkton's late onslaught and win 23-20, largely on the back of a huge first quarter in which the visitors scored 20 points. North

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-23 04:01:00

Speakers Consider Value of Interdependence, Multilateralism, Joint Action in Tackling Global Challenges, on Fourth Day of Annual General Debate

GA/11951 General Assembly Plenary Seventy-second Session, 15th to 18th Meetings (AM, PM & Night) The interdependence of States and the benefits of joint action must be recognized and reaffirmed, the General Assembly heard today, as speakers debated the value of multilateralism in addressing pressin

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-23 03:17:00

How Saying Yes To Invictus & Forces Media Academy Changed Poppy's Life

Deciding what to do when you leave the military can be difficult. It's an exciting, but often daunting time, but for Poppy Pawsey from Dorset, her life was turned upside down when she was medically discharged in March 2017. Poppy will vlog her way through the Invictus Games for Forces Radio BFBS, sh

FORCES.NET - 2017-09-22 19:20:00

This Thrilling Escape by IAF Pilots from Pakistan in 1971 is Now a Crowdfunded Film!

"We fight deep inside enemy territory, and one bullet can cripple an aircraft. If I ever become a prisoner of war, I will escape." Flight Lieutenant Dilip Parulkar said these words to his commanding officer, M S Bawa, one fine evening in 1968. Three years later, during the Indo-Pak war of 1971, he w

THE BETTER INDIA - 2017-09-22 19:09:54

Amateur investigator highlights flaw in the Scott Watson case

Even though it's almost 20 years ago, there are things about the Sounds murder case which come easily to mind. How Ben Smart and Olivia Hope, two young friends, vanished in the early hours of New Year's Day, 1998, never to be seen again. How they'd been at a party on the shores of Furneaux Lodge in

STUFF - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

Breaking the old New Zealand poaching myth

I've noticed a resurgence in the age-old 'New Zealand poach players rhetoric' once again. People are obviously going to have their own take on this, but claiming players, without knowing basic facts about them is madness! Here are some facts: Ethnicity and nationality are two different things. Accor

THE ROAR - 2017-09-22 16:00:38

Seat watch: the Mori electorates

The campaign for the Mori seats has been defined by drama and intrigue, with noble families protecting ancient fiefdoms and usurpers lurking around every corner like some kind of popular fantasy series. As of 19 September, 241,602 people were enrolled on the Mori electoral roll with the 18 - 24 grou

THESPINOFF.CO.NZ - 2017-09-22 14:53:45

INDEX reveals this year's five best life-improving designs

Drones that deliver blood with parachutes and a sustainable ocean farming system are among the winners of the INDEX: Award 2017. Run by Danish non profit organisation INDEX: Design to Improve Life, the awards programme highlights life-changing designs within five categories: people's choice, communi

DEZEEN - 2017-09-22 10:22:44

A2Z Analysiz: ROH Death Before Dishonor XIV (Adam Cole, Jay Lethal)

Kevin Kelly & Nigel McGuinness are on commentary. ~PRESHOW MATCH #1~ Will Ferrara defeats Kenny King (w/ Caprice Coleman & Rhett Titus) by disqualification at 0:48. Joey "Diesel" Daddiego joins Kelly and McGuinness on commentary. King controls to start, and then "tags" Titus in, and as soon as Titus

INSIDE PULSE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

All you need to know about Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival - movies, panels and Monica Belluci

This year, the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival will be held from 12 to 18 October. Unlike the previous years, MAMI has managed to maintain a year round hype of the much-awaited festival through the screening of a wide variety of films, from both the remotest corners of India and countries across

FIRSTPOST - 2017-09-22 04:15:59