Quick action by two experienced kayakers saved a river surfer
from drowning on the Hawea river yesterday afternoon.
Police have confirmed bones found on the shore of Lake
Wakatipu on Thursday evening belonged to an animal.
An Invercargill man drowned while collecting shellfish at
Ocean Beach in Bluff this afternoon.
The Highlanders beat the Crusaders 29-26 in a pre-season game
in Timaru this afternoon.
Police are seeking a man who stopped a fire spreading by
moving gas bottles following a fire near backpackers'
accommodation in Queenstown yesterday.
Police are seeking a man wanted on a warrant for breach of
A Southland man who suffered serious burns in a Nightcaps
house fire died in Dunedin Hospital last night.
Police are no longer seeking the driver a Nissan Terrano 4WD
that was found upside down in a paddock next to Lakeview Tce,
Lake Hawea, early this morning.
A grass fire near Tarras
appears to have been stopped at the Lindis River.
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