Rare third trial for Rewa?

Rare third trial for Rewa?

Serial rapist Malcolm Rewa could stand trial for the murder of Susan Burdett for a "very rare" third time, legal experts say.

Tourist driver's licence suspended on the spot

Tourist driver's licence suspended on the spot

Police suspended a French visitor's licence on the spot on Monday after he was nabbed doing 93km/h through Hari Hari township.

Life sentence for murder

Life sentence for murder

A Black Power member has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a Taupo teenager.

Dunedin

Work to start on cycleway link

Work to start on cycleway link

Contractors are about to begin building what has been a missing link in Dunedin's cycle/walkway network.

Tourist in near miss with cop car

Tourist in near miss with cop car

A Chinese tourist driver who nearly collided with a police car in Queenstown yesterday also had an unrestrained child in the vehicle.

Housing values continue to rise

Housing values continue to rise

New Zealand's love affair with housing continues unabated, as February residential property values rose nationally 6.4% on a year ago - or 20.3% above the market peak of late 2007.

Teen trapped after tractor rolls

Teen trapped after tractor rolls

A teenage tractor driver is in hospital after his vehicle rolled down a small bank and pinned him near a creek on the East Coast.

Craig dismisses leadership challenge rumours

Craig dismisses leadership challenge rumours

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has dismissed rumours of a leadership challenge and the expulsion of a party member as a "a storm in a teacup".

Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military said, announcing Kiev's highest casualty toll in several days.

Three dead in Queensland shooting

Three people have been shot dead at a property on Queensland's Darling Downs, police say.

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