Lucy Ibbotson

Reprieve sought for 'people dog'

Reprieve sought for 'people dog'

To muzzle or not to muzzle?

Sculptor aims for essence of Shrek

Sculptor aims for essence of Shrek

Capturing the ''multi-faceted personality'' of New Zealand's most high-profile sheep was a challenge relished by sculptor Minhal Halabi.

'Clear conscience always better'

'Clear conscience always better'

Danielle Oylear has urged the driver believed to be involved in the death of her partner Rutger Hale last year to clear their conscience.

Projectile came off vehicle

Projectile came off vehicle

The mystery object which killed driver Rutger Telford Hale on State Highway 6 near Lake Hawea last year almost certainly came from an oncoming vehicle and caused the ''most unusual wound'' a pathologist had seen in 30 years of practice.

South Pacific Meats to pay $20,000 for blocking union site access

Southland meat processor South Pacific Meats (SPM) has been ordered to pay $20,000 for blocking union workers from its Awarua plant.

Mystery death object probably from car

Mystery death object probably from car

The mystery object which killed Rutger Telford Hale while he was driving on State Highway 6 near Lake Hawea last year almost certainly came from an oncoming vehicle.

Dust-up over claim Shrek beaten

Dust-up over claim Shrek beaten

First it was Shaun. Now comes Samson - yet another Australian sheep trying to snatch New Zealand's claim to the world's heaviest fleece.

Snowboarder remembered as 'an awesome dude'

Snowboarder remembered as 'an awesome dude'

Dutch snowboarder Coen van Rosmalen (24), who died after being struck by a taxi in Wanaka at the weekend, had a strong effect on everyone he met in his short time in the resort, a friend said yesterday.

Police checking sequence in fatality

Police checking sequence in fatality

A dutchman hit and killed by a taxi in Wanaka on Sunday was not ''staggering drunk'' and may have been on the road because of a ''prior event'', police say.

Wanaka road death: 'Maybe he was asleep'

Wanaka road death: 'Maybe he was asleep'

A young man who died after being hit by a car in Wanaka overnight has been named by police.