Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 29th March 2015

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Business News

Wellington Airport extension gets regional backing
The Wellington Airport says it is moving ahead with plans to extend the runway, which means the capital city could begin receiving bigger international aircraft within about four years. [more]

Many small businesses working overtime to meet deadline
More than a third of small business owners are likely to be burning the midnight candle in an effort to put their end-of-year financial paperwork in order. [more]

US fast-track approval needed to complete TPP
Trade analysts say a Pacific-wide trade deal will remain stalled until American lawmakers give authority to President Barack Obama to fast track approval of the controversial pact. [more]

Wynyard Precinct makes first purchase
The newly-formed Wynyard Precinct Holdings has made its first major purchase as part of its plan to acquire half a billion dollars of property in Auckland's Viaduct and Wynyard area. [more]

Jim Parker in Australia
Across the Tasman, and Australia's reserve bank has warned about possible over-heating in the nation's property market. [more]

Week ahead
In economic news, there are figures on building consents for February tomorrow. [more]

Morning Markets
Market update. [more]

Morning Markets
Market update. [more]

Markets Update for 30 March 2015
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. [more]

Synlait sink into the red, slashing profit guidance
Shares in Synlait Milk are down after posting a half year loss and slashing its full year profit guidance. [more]

Expert says low oil prices are having an impact on exploration
As you've heard in the news, the government's opened up several new areas for oil and gas exploration. [more]

Jobs market confidence picks up
Confidence in the jobs market is picking up. [more]

Midday Markets for 30 March 2015
For the latest from the markets we're joined by Brad Gordon at Macquarie Private Wealth. [more]

Dateline Pacific

Retiring Fiji activist puts success down to careful navigating
A long time activist for human rights and democracy in Fiji the Reverend Akuila Yabaki says careful navigation has been the key to his survival during politically turbulent times. [more]

Cooks by-election decider heats up
A move by a Cook Islands MP to switch parties has been labelled a setup by the Prime Minister and 'a blatant disregard for the rules' [more]

PNG's economic growth struggles to reach those who need it
United Nations says Papua New Guinea's strong economic is not enough if it doesn't translate into the country's human development. [more]

China uses soft power in Pacific Islands outreach
China is using soft diplomacy to counter fears about its growing military presence in the Pacific region. [more]

Norfolk Island to go ahead with governance referendum
The cabinet in the Norfolk Island legislature is to go ahead with a referendum to ask the people what they think about Australia's plans to remove the island's autonomy. [more]

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 30 March 2015
Norfolk Island to go ahead with governance referendum; China uses soft diplomacy to counter military fears; PNG will not many any of the Millenium Development Goals; Move by Cook Islands MP to swtich parties is labelled a setup by the PM; And, a long-time Fiji Democracy activist retires. [more]

Midday Report

Midday News for 30 March 2015
Teina Pora won't be re-tried and compensation's now in his sights and confirmation New Zealand First will get a new MP, as Winston Peter's resigns from the list. [more]

Midday Sports News for 30 March 2015
The New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko is in contention for another tournament victory. The 17-year-old has a one shot lead with a few holes to play at the LPGA's Kia Classic in California. [more]

Morning Report

Top Stories for Monday 30 March 2015
Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets at CWC Final;rendon McCullum, Michael Clarke reflect on the final;Australia's cricket captain proud of his winning team; no better way to end one day career;Analysis of Cricket World Cup final from Radio NZ cricket reporter;Winston Peters on winning the Northland byelection;adio New Zealand political editor analyses Northland by-election;Team New Zealand's future hangs in the balance. [more]

Sports News for 30 March 2015
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. [more]

New Zealand loses first ever Cricket World Cup final
Australia has romped home to a seven wicket victory over the Black Caps at the final of the Cricket World Cup. [more]

Pacific News for 30 March 2015
The latest from the Pacific region. [more]

Australia outclasses New Zealand in Cricket World Cup final
One hell of a ride. That's how the Black Caps captain, Brendon McCullum, describes the Cricket World Cup tournament, saying his side has no regrets. [more]

Sports News for 30 March 2015
An update from the team at RNZ sport. [more]

Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets at CWC Final
The Black Caps lost their first ever Cricket World Cup Final to Australia by seven wickets last night. [more]

Brendon McCullum, Michael Clarke reflect on the final
After the match the Black Caps captain, Brendon McCullum, conceded the team was outplayed. [more]

Australia's cricket captain proud of his winning team
The Australian captain, Michael Clarke, says he's proud of his team and can think of no better way to end his one-day career than with a World Cup win. [more]

Analysis of Cricket World Cup final
Watching the game last night in Melbourne was our cricket reporter, Stephen Hewson. [more]

Winston Peters on winning the Northland byelection
The National Party is analysing Winston Peters' historic win in Saturday's Northland byelection and promising to take lessons from it. [more]

Radio NZ's political editor analyses Northland by-election
With us now is our political editor, Brent Edwards. [more]

Ross Taylor says loss is disappointing
Back now to the cricket ..The New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor, who made 40 runs as part of a one-hundred-and-11 run partnership with Grant Elliott, is disappointed by the final result. [more]

Australian fans don't hide excitment
New Zealand fans had trouble hiding their emotions as they witnessed the Cricket World Cup slip away from the Black Caps in Melbourne last night. [more]

Team New Zealand's future hangs in the balance
The future of Team New Zealand hangs in the balance this morning, after a sudden split between the big and small challengers for the America's Cup, and the event organisers. [more]

Sports News for 30 March 2015
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. [more]

New Zealand fans react to World Cup loss
Thousands of hopeful Black Cap supporters turned out to fanzones across the country yesterday in anticipation of witnessing cricket history being made - but they left bitterly disappointed. [more]

Commentators anaylse NZ loss to Australia
And we're joined now by New Zealand cricketing great Glenn Turner and the ABC's cricket commentator Jim Maxwell. [more]

Northland's new MP vows to keep region on Govt's radar
The new MP for Northland, the New Zealand First leader Winston Peters, is vowing to keep the region on the Government's radar and make up for what he says are decades of neglect. [more]

National's Mark Osborne on the Northland byelection defeat
National's defeated Northland candidate is Mark Osborne. [more]

Auckland's Americas Cup regatta victim of cost cutting
A proposal to use a smaller boat for the 2017 America's Cup regatta in Bermuda has put the whole future of Team New Zealand in jeopardy. [more]

National student union under threat
The organisation claiming to represent 400-thousand tertiary students, the Union of Students Associations, says it might have to fold. [more]

From teen to veteran: Daniel Vettori's last international
One of the most familiar faces in the Black Caps side is hanging up his uniform. In 1997, Daniel Vettori became the youngest man to play Test cricket for New Zealand at age 18. [more]

Northland defeat leaves Govt short on votes for RMA reforms
John Key is on the line from Melbourne now. [more]

Phil Kafcaloudes with news from Australia
Time to chat to our Melbourne correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes. [more]

New Horizons

New Horizons - 29 March 2015
William Dart presents a programme revolving around how Bob Dylan has covered Frank Sinatra standards in his new album "Shadows In The Night" and how he himself has been covered by myriad other artists. [more]

New Shorts

Red Devil 1917 by Colin Beardon
Kate enlists the help of her friend Marco to bring her old-style socialist grandfather up to speed with new technologies. He embraces them wholeheartedly. [more]

Interview with Colin Beardon
Colin Beardon talks about his radio drama Red Devil 1917, his life on Waiheke Island and his work in IT. [more]

News in Pacific Languages

News in Samoan for 30 March 2015
The news in Samoan language. [more]

News in Tongan for 30 March 2015
The latest news in Tongan language. [more]

News in French for 30 March 2015
The latest news in French language. [more]

Nine To Noon

Germanwings flight 4U 9525
How did the pilot of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 who deliberately crashed the plane, remain in his job given his mental state? Martin Chalk is the Deputy President of the International Federation of Airline Pilots Association, IMALPA. [more]

Australia's comprehensive Cricket World Cup Victory
Australia's comprehensive Cricket World Cup victory. [more]

Challenges facing the Marshall Islands
Tony de Brum is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on the challenges facing his nation. The Marshall Islands lie just north of the Equator and is made up from two chains of coral atolls and more than one thousand islets. The sea is rising around the republic and Foreign Minister Tony de Brum is continuously campaigning at world forums for climate change to be addressed as it threatens the existence of the Islands, with many parts barely a metre above sea level. Are densely populated small atolls sustainable? [more]

Middle East correspondent, Kate Shuttleworth
Shi'ite rebels in Yemen; Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. [more]

Airline Pilots Association President on Germanwings crash
Ilya Schulz is the President of the German Airline Pilots Association. [more]

The impact of environmental factors on our genes
Professor Joe Nadeau is at the forefront of the study of epigenetics - investigating how environmental factors like diet, stress and conditions in the womb can alter a person's genetic make-up. He is an award winning scientist at the Pacific Northwest Institute in Seattle.His most recent breakthrough is the discovery that epigentic changes can be passed down from parent to child for several generations - but it's still unclear how or why that happens. [more]

Book Review - The Legend of Winstone Blackhat
The Legend of Winstone Blackhat, written by Tanya Moir, published by Penguin Random House and reviewed by Elisabeth Easther. [more]

Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams on the outcome of the Northland by-election. [more]

Tomatoes - many different varieties
Clevedon tomato growers Anthony and Angela Tringham from Curious Croppers.If you have a glut of tomatoes at the moment, they have recipes for Gazpacho, Tomato, Ricotta and Oatcake Canapes and Caprese Salad. The Tringhams have been selling their produce at the Clevedon Farmers Market on Auckland southern outskirts and two years ago they began supplying restaurants. The couple grows rare and unusual tomatoes. [more]

Urbanist Tommy Honey on Bledisloe wharf extension
Tommy Honey discusses the controversial plans to extend the Bledisloe Wharf by Ports of Auckland. [more]

One In Five

Women with Disabilities - Women in Crisis
Women with disabilities are significantly more likely to be abused than women in the general population. In fact figures gathered around the world show up to 90 per cent of women with an intellectual disability report being abused at some time in their life. In Australia, programmes have been developed for women with disabilities to ease their escape from violent or abusive living arrangements. Funding is available for them to take support workers with them and to buy the equipment they need for a new living environment. Refuges have been audited for their accessibility, refuge staff have been given training on how best to support women with disabilities and even taxi drivers have been trained in how to help a woman with a disability in a crisis. [more]

The panting mobility aid
When Chris Orr was paired with his first guide dog 40 years ago there were only 12 dogs working in New Zealand, now there are about 240. Chris has had 4 guide dogs, each with different skills. His requirements are simple; he wants a dog that walks fast, doesn't bark, that has been well socialised and it has to be black. Chris can't stand the thought of golden dog hairs on his black suits. [more]

Radio New Zealand YouTube

Cameron Madgwick on oil and gas exploration
Cameron Madgwick on oil and gas exploration [more]

Rural News

Morning Rural News for 30 March 2015
News from the rural and farming sector. [more]

Midday Rural News for 30 March 2015
News from the rural and farming sectors. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical for 29 March 2015 ( Part 1 )
Stories of yesteryear from around New Zealand [more]

Sounds Historical for 29 March 2015 ( Part 2 )
Stories of yesteryear from around New Zealand [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Bringing a creative vision to the church experience
Two young pastors-husband and wife team Joshua and Jasmine Robbins, bring their creative backgrounds and contemporary perspectives to the fore in creating an atmosphere that is relevant to the community and has helped to foster the growth of Elim Church in Rotorua. Sonia Sly with this story. [more]

Standing Room Only

Painting conservation
Painting conservators not only restore paintings to their initial splendour. There's often a huge amount of detective work involved as well. That's certainly the case at Te Papa, where conservator Linda Waters has been working on a painting by French-born artist Louise Henderson - the cubist-style Les Deux Amies - The Two Friends. Artists like Colin McCahon were very taken with the painting at the time, but it's sustained some damage since it was finished in 1953. Te Papa bought the work in 2011 and it's about to go on show for the first time now that Linda and other members of the team of worked on the painting. It will be on show as part of Te Papa's Nga Toi Season 4 opening over Easter. [more]

Candice Breitz - exploring ourselves on screen
Artist Candice Breitz makes video art encouraging us to ask ourselves some hard questions, particularly how we're influenced by popular culture. She's filmed Michael Jackson fans re-performing his Thriller tracks in their own way, she's explored the lives of professional child actors and she's interviewed twins and triplets to show how they're different and how they're the same. Some of her videos have just gone on show at Wellington's City Gallery. Candice Breitz was born in Johannesburg but these days she lives in Berlin, where she's a Professor of Fine Art. [more]

Death and Forgiveness
Jindra Tichá moved to New Zealand from the Czech Republic, and she's incorporated both countries in her novel, Death and Forgiveness. In it, Anna and her husband flee the turmoil in Czechoslovakia in 1968 to make a new home in New Zealand. This is Jindra's 19th novel but the first one she's written in English. Death and Forgiveness is a Mary Egan publication. [more]

Rising From the Ashes: Lttle Phnx
Lucy Beeler A.K.A Lttle Phnx makes sweet, electro, synth-pop from a tiny bedroom in a Mount Victoria flat in Wellington. Sitting on her bed she pulls out a midi keyboard and confesses that all of her recordings are produced in her compact room: "Because it's cheaper," she laughs, "I have a really good recording microphone…" [more]

Cricket World Cup
Build up to the Cricket World Cup final from Melbourne. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Whakatāuki mo 29 o Poutū te Rangi (March) 2015
Ōkea Ururoatia. To Die like a Shark. [more]

Tusiata Avia - Samoan Palagi Poet
From Australia's ABC Radio National programme, Earshot Tusiata Avia provides a narrative about her poetry from two of her poetry collection books, Wild Dogs Under My Skirt and Bloodclot. Tusiata grew up in Christchurch and visited Samoa when she was fourteen years old. In her early twenties she left Christchurch and spent a year or so there teaching. Her experiences in Samoa and her dual heritage as Samoan Palagi would form part of the inspiration of her poetry, which is described as raw and lyrical . Avia spent over a decade travelling overseas teaching, and seriously took to writing in 2001, a year later she completed the MA Creative Writing Programme at the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University, Wellington. In 2002, the children's books, Mele and the Fofo and The Song were published. Her work was adapted for broadcast on Radio New Zealand, and her first collection of poetry Wild Dogs Under My Skirt was published in 2004. In 2009 the book Bloodclot was published, in 2013 she was a recipient of the Janet Frame Literary Trust Awards. [more]

Te Kupu o te Wiki

Te Kupu o te Wiki: Te Aranga - Easter
The Māori word of the week is: Te Aranga - Easter. E aha an koe a Te Aranga? What are you doing for Easter? [more]

Te Manu Korihi

Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi for 29 March 2015
Tamaki Makaurau ports plan takes pounding from mana whenua; Maori TV 's chief faces questions over censorship and a farewell to a Maori Battalion veteran. [more]

Te Manu Korihi for 30 March 2015
The former MP for Te Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira, is accusing the government of similar tactics to the Australian government, which is proposing to shut down remote Aboriginal communities. [more]

Te Manu Korihi for 30 March 2015
The former MP for Te Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira, is accusing the government of similar tactics to Australia's, which is proposing to shut down remote Aboriginal communities; The South Taranaki is now focussed on having its ancestral mountain returned to its protection, following an apology from the Crown; The Tainui group that had its haka pulled by Maori Television says the actions by its chief executive brought the mana of Maori Television more into disrepute. [more]

Upbeat

Michael Stewart: Tudor Consort
Music Director of Wellington's Tudor Consort chamber choir previews their 'Miserere' concert for Good Friday. [more]

Norman Meehan: Nathan Haines
Upbeat jazz contributor looks at the work of NZ saxophonist and composer Nathan Haines. [more]

War Reports

War Report - 29 March 2015
Stories of German atrocities were staple fare for the New Zealand Newspapers: Baby-Killing Again. Taubes Make War. Extracts from a recruiting handbook issued to New Zealand recruiters and historian Laurie Barbour summarises the period spent by New Zealand troops in Egypt and analyses what was to come at Gallipoli. [more]

World & Pacific News

6am Pacific Regional and Sports News for 30 March 2015
The latest Pacific regional and sports news. [more]

World, Pacific and Sports News for 30 March 2015
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

8am World, Pacific and Sports News for 30 March 2015
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

9am World, Pacific amd Sports News for 30 March 2015
The latest world, Pacific and sports News. [more]

10am World, Pacific and Sports News for 30 March 2015
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

11am World, Pacific and Sports News for 30 March 2015
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

Writers and Readers Festivals

Luke Harding at the 2014 Word Christchurch Festival
The UK journalist discusses the extraordinary story of Edward Snowden, and considers the action of spy agencies and their mass surveillance of populations the world over. Harding's interaction with the spies was sometimes sobering, sometimes absurd. [more]

News stories:

Clarke announces retirement from ODIs
The Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke says he plans to retire from one-day internationals after today's Cricket World Cup final against New Zealand. [more]

Vaughan hails NZ World Cup fever
The former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan says New Zealand has embraced the World Cup far more than co-hosts Australia. [more]

Steyn cleared of foul play
The Sharks star Francois Steyn is free to play Super Rugby again after being cleared of dangerous play stemming from his sending-off in last weekend's controversial win over the Chiefs. [more]

Hamilton holds off resurgent Vettel for Malaysia pole
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has secured pole position for Mercedes at a rainy Malaysian Grand Prix, ahead of Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari. [more]

Clinical Highlanders easily combat the Stormers
Powerful winger Waisake Naholo scored two tries as the Highlanders produced a fast-paced display to overcome the Stormers of South Africa 39-21 in Super Rugby on Saturday. [more]

What will it take to win the cup?
What's it going to take for the New Zealand cricket team to make history and become world champions? [more]

Apple CEO to donate 'millions' to charity
The chief executive of Apple, Tim Cook, has announced he is donating most of his wealth to charity before he dies. [more]

Winston Peters takes Northland
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has swept to victory in the Northland by-election with almost 54 percent of the vote. [more]

Scrappy Waratahs give Kirwan the Blues again
The Blues remain winless and dead last in Super Rugby, falling to a sixth straight defeat as the champion New South Wales Waratahs won 23-11 in Sydney. [more]

Bulls beat the Crusaders
The Bulls have beaten the Crusaders 31-19 in their Super Rugby match in Pretoria to climb above the now ninth-placed Crusaders up to seventh. [more]

Alps co-pilot predicted notoriety
The Germanwings co-pilot thought to have deliberately crashed his Airbus in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says. [more]

All Blacks Sevens draw but make Hong Kong Cup round
The New Zealand men's rugby sevens side have beaten Australia 14-5 to top their pool in Hong Kong, despite a surprise 24-24 draw with Portugal. [more]

Kiwi invasion at the MCG
New Zealanders have flocked to Melbourne for the Cricket World Cup final - but the Aussies are doing all they can to make today all about the team in gold. [more]

Win 'sends thunderous message'
The New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters, is warning the Government not to ignore the message in his win in the Northland by-election. [more]

Commemoration service for Air Force unit
A commemoration service is underway at Wellington's National War Memorial for surviving members of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Number 41 Squadron. [more]

24 dead in Somalia hotel siege
An attack by Islamic extremists on a hotel in Somalia has left at least 24 dead, including six attackers. [more]

LIVE: New Zealand vs Australia
Cricket World Cup final LIVE: Australia have beaten New Zealand by seven wickets. See how the match played out here. [more]

Ko climbs to 5th
The New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has climbed the leaderboard four places after an impressive third round at the latest LPGA Tour event in California. [more]

CRICKET FINAL - NZ win the toss, and choose to bat against Australia in Melbourne
CRICKET FINAL - NZ win the toss, and choose to bat against Australia in Melbourne [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Brendon McCullum out for a duck
CRICKET LATEST - Brendon McCullum out for a duck [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Martin Guptill out for 15
CRICKET LATEST - Martin Guptill out for 15 [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Kane Williamson out for 12
CRICKET LATEST - Kane Williamson out for 12 [more]

View from the fanzones
Our reporters out with New Zealand cricket fans in Melbourne, Auckland and Wellington as the Black Caps take on Australia in the World Cup final. [more]

Hawke's Bay and Auckland reach final
Hawke's Bay United have secured their first ever berth in the grand final of the national football premiership with a thrilling away win over Team Wellington. [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Grant Elliott scores half century for the Black Caps
CRICKET LATEST - Grant Elliott scores half century for the Black Caps [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Grant Elliott and Ross Taylor score 100 run partnership
CRICKET LATEST - Grant Elliott and Ross Taylor score 100 run partnership [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Ross Taylor caught out by Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin
CRICKET LATEST - Ross Taylor caught out by Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin [more]

CRICKET LATEST - NZ's Corey Anderson bowled by James Faulkner for a duck
CRICKET LATEST - NZ's Corey Anderson bowled by James Faulkner for a duck [more]

Protest swells in Auckland
More than 3000 people, according to Greenpeace's estimates, have protested in central Auckland against deep sea oil drilling. [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Luke Ronchi caught behind for a duck off the bowling of Mitchell Starc
CRICKET LATEST - Luke Ronchi caught behind for a duck off the bowling of Mitchell Starc [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Daniel Vettori has just been bowled out for 9 by Mitchell Johnson
CRICKET LATEST - Daniel Vettori has just been bowled out for 9 by Mitchell Johnson [more]

CRICKET LATEST - NZ suffer their biggest setback in the final yet, with Grant Elliot caught behind for 83
CRICKET LATEST - NZ suffer their biggest setback in the final yet, with Grant Elliot caught behind for 83 [more]

Huge crowds farewell Singapore's founder
Tens of thousands of people have braved heavy rain and lined the streets of Singapore to catch a last glimpse of founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Matt Henry has just been caught out for a duck
CRICKET LATEST - Matt Henry has just been caught out for a duck [more]

CRICKET LATEST - The Black Caps all out for 183 against Australia
CRICKET LATEST - The Black Caps all out for 183 against Australia [more]

Phoenix rolled by Sydney
The Phoenix have been comprehensively beaten 3-nil by Sydney at Wellington Stadium. [more]

Gang fight leaves woman in intensive care
A woman has been flown to Wellington Hospital after she was seriously injured in a gang-related altercation in Masterton. [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Trent Boult has caught and bowled Australian opener Aaron Finch
CRICKET LATEST - Trent Boult has caught and bowled Australian opener Aaron Finch [more]

Hewitt 3rd in Auckland triathlon
Canterbury's Andrea Hewitt has finished third in the Auckland triathlon behind the winner and world number one Gwen Jorgensen of the United States. [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Grant Elliot catches Australian opener David Warner for 45
CRICKET LATEST - Grant Elliot catches Australian opener David Warner for 45 [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke scores half century in his last ever ODI
CRICKET LATEST - Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke scores half century in his last ever ODI [more]

CRICKET LATEST - Australian captain Michael Clarke dismissed for 74
CRICKET LATEST - Australian captain Michael Clarke dismissed for 74 [more]

BREAKING NEWS - Australia win Cricket World Cup, beating New Zealand by 7 wickets
BREAKING NEWS - Australia win Cricket World Cup, beating New Zealand by 7 wickets [more]

Australia beat Black Caps to claim CWC
Australia have won the Cricket World Cup in front of a home crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground tonight. [more]