Norway has been forced to close a major highway in the Arctic
after reindeer invaded a road tunnel seeking refuge from
unusually high temperatures.
Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has let rip at
Act Leader Jamie Whyte, labelling his comments that Maori
enjoy legal privilege "grotesque and inflammatory'' and
The wife of a man crushed between two trucks near Auckland
airport this morning is by his bedside as he remains in a
critical condition in hospital.
Police have named the man who died after crashing his 4WD
vehicle into a power pole near Winton in Southland early
An intruder apparently tried to gain entry to a house at
Drivers Rd, Dunedin, about 9pm on Monday, but ran off
when challenged by a resident, police said.
We are always told that pre-season is about the performance
rather than the result.
Police in China have arrested a man on suspicion of
castrating or partially castrating four patients at a nursing
home, state media said, in the latest scandal to hit the
country's medical sector.
Wanaka's public pool is expected to reopen within two months,
following a Queenstown Lakes District Council decision to
spend $115,000 to strengthen the Wanaka Community Pool
building as a temporary measure.
Two Dunedin men are facing drug charges after their car was
pulled over by police in Roxburgh because the driver was not
wearing a seat belt.
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