Air New Zealand's new Hobbit-themed inflight safety video has
received more than six million YouTube views in four days.
Flight of the Conchords have been nominated for a top
Billboard award for their high-selling comedy tour of
Australia and New Zealand.
Police plan to drop charges against one of the men accused of
being involved in the desecration of Jewish graves in
Police were justified in shooting a knife-wielding Somalian
refugee who was on a violent rampage across Christchurch, the
Independent Police Conduct Authority has ruled.
A coroner has praised three teenagers for their efforts to
rescue a drunk driver who was crushed to death by his runaway
car near Timaru.
Magma is bubbling under Mt Tongariro, indicating another
larger eruption or a series of volcanic events is still a
possibility, tests have revealed.
Pike River Coal Ltd did not fight 10 charges in the Greymouth
District Court today arising from the fatal mine explosion
that killed 29 men underground in November 2010.
Search teams looking for pilot missing after a helicopter
went down in an isolated north Canterbury lake have spotted a
possible crash site.
Police have charged a 31-year-old unemployed Whanganui man
with the murder of veteran journalist Derek Round.
An inquest into the prison death of Antonie Dixon, who killed
a man and mutilated two women in a P-fuelled rampage, is set
to be held this year after family complaints about a
three-year wait for a hearing.
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