Moment that nearly broke G-Fam prison gang leader, David Obeda

Entering the prison system at 19, David Obeda co-founded the notorious prison gang G-Fam. The reformed inmate said he “paid a price” for his involvement. In the last 10 years, David Obeda has gone from co-founding a notorious jail gang from Melbourne’s maximum security Port Phillip Prison, to documenting the stories of reformed prisoners – … Read more

Queensland Derby: Dark Destroyer co-trainer Andrew Scott lost his dad recently in a car crash

Emotions are certain to flow if Dark Destroyer can win the Queensland Derby after trainer Andrew Scott recently lost his father in a tragic car crash. It was one of the most heartbreaking phone calls Kiwi trainer Andrew Scott could have received – learning of the death of his much-loved father in a car crash … Read more

Paul Shailer confident in Darci Diva from an ideal barrier

The right barrier makes all the difference and trainer Paul Chailer is confident Darci Diva has come up with the right draw to break through. There will be more than one connection to the great Winx at Tuesday’s Port Macquarie meeting starting, but not ending with the Kiwi-bred mare Darci Diva in the penultimate race … Read more

Super Rugby Pacific: Blues too good for Reds

The Queensland Reds’ losing form against Kiwi teams has continued at Eden Park. Queensland’s horror run against New Zealand opposition has stretched to a fourth successive defeat, with the brilliant Blues proving too strong and too classy for the Reds in Auckland on Saturday night. The Reds remain without a win at Eden Park for … Read more

Rough Habit Plate: New Zealand star Dark Destroyer validates Queensland Derby credentials

Dark Destroyer has launched himself into Queensland Derby calculations with a stirring victory in the Group 2 Rough Habit Plate at Eagle Farm. They brought a traveling equine army over and the Kiwis have landed their first blow of the winter carnival, with Dark Destroyer throwing down the strongest Queensland Derby challenge yet by winning … Read more

ardern: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tested positive for COVID-19 with moderate symptoms, her office said in a statement on Saturday. She will not be in Parliament for the government’s Emissions Reduction Plan on Monday and the coming Budget on Thursday. “Travel arrangements for her trade mission to the United States are unaffected at this … Read more

ardern: New Zealand fully reopens to the world in August: Ardern

WELLINGTON: New Zealand will fully reopen to the world in August, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday, ending one of the toughest anti-Covid-19 border restrictions. Border safeguards will be lifted fully and all pre-departure testing dropped from 11:59 pm on July 31, with Ardern saying “New Zealand is in demand and now fully open … Read more

‘Huge step’: New Zealand to fully reopen borders on July 31 | Aviation

Announcement means borders will open two months earlier than the government’s timetable. New Zealand will fully reopen its international borders from July 31, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday, marking the end of one of the toughest border regimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement means borders will open two months earlier than the … Read more

Kiwi trainer Tony Pike brings large squad for Queensland winter carnival

Kiwi trainer Tony Pike is back in Queensland for more Group 1 success, headlined by a galloper named after a US baseball legend. He’s the young horse named after baseball icon Joe DiMaggio and astute Kiwi raider Tony Pike has earmarked him as one of his best Queensland winter carnival Group 1 prospects. Pike has … Read more

Escaped sheep culprit behind Auckland shop break-in

Locals couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw the true culprit behind a late-night break in, which initially was thought to be the work of a sordid criminal. Locals of a small town have been left gobsmacked after reviewing security footage showing the shocking culprit of a late night break in. The front window of … Read more