Caravaners at a Cromwell campground had a close call when a
suspected hunter's bullet went through their vehicle while
they were inside watching TV.
Former world number one Tiger Woods has announced that he
underwent back surgery earlier this week and will be
sidelined for the rest of this year.
Canadian 25th seed Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the US
Open after suffering a concussion in a locker room fall.
All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett has been sidelined for
four weeks with a knee injury in a blow to the Super
Rugby-leading Hurricanes as they brace for a tough run in the
leadup to the playoffs.
World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians to march
in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after
security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly
Italy's top court has annulled the conviction of American
Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and
fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a
decade of courtroom drama.
A company has been told to "shove that down ya cake hole"
after being forced to pay a humiliated former employee more
than $168,000 for its "revenge" driven response to a rude
The Government will launch a fresh inquiry into David Bain's
compensation claim after agreeing to set aside all previous
advice on the matter, Justice Minister Amy Adams has
A suicide bomber has killed at least 40 people at a crowded
volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan, a provincial
Gun-toting vandals have damaged a public hut in the Mavora
Lakes, raising police concerns and potentially leading to
restricted access to the popular, family-friendly area.
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