The family of murdered Ashburton mum Sina Nerisa Solomona is
glad her teenage killer has pleaded guilty today and saved
them from enduring a distressing murder trial.
New Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel has wasted no time in
calling for an independent audit of the crippled city's
Dedicated dad Craig Brook suffered 7,000 screaming, swooning
One Direction fans last night as the noise in the CBS
Canterbury Arena approached jet-plane engine levels.
A tiny Christchurch school that
today won a David vs Goliath legal battle against a
government-forced closure is hosting a victory party
The family of schoolgirl Jade Bayliss, murdered by double
child killer Jeremy McLaughlin in 2011, have welcomed his
lengthy sentence - but he has vowed to appeal.
The instructor in yesterday's
helicopter training crash has been praised for his quick
actions in averting a double fatality.
A convicted sex offender who sexually assaulted a young woman
at knifepoint in a Dunedin park while on parole has appealed
what he calls a "manifestly excessive" open-ended preventive
A Canadian hospital has launched a campaign to bring home the
body of a former employee who was killed in a campervan crash
in New Zealand.
Police are looking into the actions of a Christchurch
community board candidate who today withdrew from the
election race after explicit images and messages he
apparently posted were leaked online.
A Chinese backpacker missing for three nights in bad weather
near National Park, Ruapehu, has been found "a bit
weather-beaten" but alive and well, police said.
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