A statistical blip rather than a grim trend is behind a
sudden spike in violent deaths, say police and
Comments on Muslims by New Zealand First MP Richard Prosser
have sparked online outrage and have been slammed as racist
by a Muslim leader.
A man hit and killed by a train in Christchurch on Monday
night was due in court today.
A Hamilton family are "devastated" after a 17-year old
joy-rider died after a high-speed police chase in the city
New Zealand researchers have dispelled the popular cricket
cliche that catches win matches - at least in one day
A young man who posed as a police officer at a massage
parlour while his friend helped himself to the contents of
people's handbags has escaped a prison sentence.
The Army could be charged with arson after a live firing
exercise yesterday (Wednesday) went wrong and sparked a large
scrub fire, if police believe they were reckless.
The New Zealand Defence Force will investigate how a live
ammunition training exercise at an Army base near
Christchurch caused a large scrub fire today.
Medical experts in New Zealand are bracing themselves for the
arrival of a deadly flu that is sweeping the US which has
already killed 20 children.
A man accused of organising a zorb ride at a Russian ski
resort that killed a man has been detained and will face
court, authorities say.
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