New Zealand soldiers returned home last night after a
gruelling six-month deployment to Afghanistan, where they
lost five comrades in the line of duty.
A boy racer caught after a 14-minute high-speed pursuit
involving 10 police cars was unrepentant afterwards, telling
officers: "Next time I'll smoke you.''
A memorial service will be held on Friday for the whitebaiter
swept out to sea at the mouth of the Rakaia River in
A new vaccine that could be the world's first 'cure' for
coeliac disease is being trialled in New Zealand.
A young music graduate is working as a human scarecrow on an
English farm to fund a dream holiday to New Zealand.
An alleged bank robber who held up a bank claiming he had a
bomb has today been granted bail.
A teenage driver is facing charges after ploughing into a
school classroom at high speed this morning.
Notorious motorcycle gang, the Head Hunters are running a
cage fighting club out of a new Hutt Valley headquarters.
A bid to ban marlin from restaurant menus in New Zealand is
gaining momentum, with a leading recreational fishing group
adding its weight to the calls.
Claims the convicted fraudster who oversaw the construction
of Christchurch's doomed CTV building stole the identity of a
British engineer and faked his engineering degree, have been
upheld after an investigation.
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