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.
A city-wide hunt is continuing today for a man who police say
may have been wearing a high-visibility vest when he
allegedly attacked and raped a woman in her Christchurch
A Waikato farmer has been left counting the cost of Saturday
night's wild electrical storm after finding nine cows killed
A top female New Zealand rock climber is gearing up to
attempt a daring world record free climb - and beat her male
rivals on the way.
It is likely a landslide in the Haast Pass hurled the
campervan that missing Canadian tourists Connor Hayes and
Joanna Lam were travelling in last Tuesday into the raging
and flooded Haast River.
A second man has appeared in court charged with the murder of
Rangiora man Tony John Lochhead during an alleged armed
robbery at the weekend.
A soldier has admitted filming a female colleague while she
was having a shower at a military barracks.
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