A repeat drink-driver who blew more than twice the legal
limit after being stopped on the way home from an Alcoholics
Anonymous meeting has pleaded guilty today.
A fine and mild Queen's Birthday weekend is ahead for the
North Island, but forecasters say it's the calm before
another southerly storm sweeps across the country early next
A wild teenager with bloodshot eyes who was wielding a
bayonet and knife was ordered to drop his weapons five times
before he was tasered by a country cop, a court heard today.
A hunter who fell down a creek in a Southland forest and
became disoriented as a polar blast swept in has been found
by relieved rescuers battling freezing conditions.
A Wanaka painter involved in a $1 million cocaine
distribution ring dubbed "a Guy Ritchie plot line without the
bloody ending" has been told that jail is an inevitable
A woman accused of murdering her husband has been committed
to stand trial in the High Court.
A 43-year-old man who gave a 12-year-old girl synthetic
cannabis and put his hand up her skirt when she passed out
avoided being sent to jail today.
The trial of a man charged with the 2008 murder of
Christchurch prostitute Mellory Manning is likely to start
A world-class covered sports stadium in Christchurch would be
funded by a partial sale of the city's assets if Prime
Minister John Key had his way.
A former hillside mansion which once commanded one of the
most priceless views in Christchurch has been demolished in
an emergency operation today after fears it could topple down
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