Rugby's 2019 burning questions: Will Ma'a Nonu make miracle return to All Blacks?

PHIL WALTER/GETTY IMAGES Ma’a Nonu returns to the Blues for 2019 hoping to make a bigger impact than he did last time around. Another year of code is in the bag, but a Rugby World Cup year is on the horizon. Each day this week, Stuff’s rugby writers will address a burning question ahead of what …

Passing of Medicinal Cannabis Bill prompts iwi discussions

The only Māori company with a medicinal cannabis growing licence says the passing of the government’s medicinal cannabis bill is a step in the right direction.  Hikurangi Enterprises Managing Director Panapa Ehau says New Zealand could be a world leader in the medicinal cannabis space. “If whānau Māori or whānau that are in this industry are put …

Osterweis Capital Management Inc. Grows Stake in GTT Communications Inc (GTT)

Osterweis Capital Management Inc. raised its position in GTT Communications Inc (NYSE:GTT) by 69.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 212,857 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 87,210 shares during the quarter. Osterweis …

Tooth decay remains a major problem among children

Lucy Wyndham Around 40% of five-year-old children who had dental check-ups in 2017 had tooth decay, according to data compiled by New Zealand’s Ministry of Health. However, in poorer areas such as Tairāwhiti and Northland, children are faring worse – with about half having cavities. In areas like Northland, around 56% of children showed some signs of …

Virat Kohli's Reign As Top-Ranked Test Batsman Comes Under New Threat

Virat Kohli has reigned supreme in the ICC Test Batting Rankings with only handful players coming anywhere close to the Indian run-machine. For the longest time, Steve Smith was the only challenger to Kohli’s throne but with the former Australia captain getting embroiled in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and being …

IPL auctions: KKR seeks advice of fans on new players; these are the names the

With the IPL auctions slated to be held next week, the different franchises are already looking at different options to shore up their team. The players have been released, the contracts of the existing ones have been set and now they need to identify personnel to fit into various roles. Kolkata Knight Riders, a franchise …

New Zealand has potential for second A-League side, claims Barbarouses

The structure of the A-League and potential expansion have been hot topics in Australian football in recent months, with the future of the New Zealand based A-League outfit Wellington Phoenix also in the spotlight. The Phoenix’s A-League licence is set to expire in 2020 and there is growing uncertainty around the Kiwi side’s place in …