A man living near Mosgiel without electricity for more than
18 months is hailing a victory for the ''wee guy'' after an
out-of-court settlement with an Otago electricity supplier.
Four men were lucky they did not add to the national drowning
statistics on Sunday after they floated several kilometres
down the Kawarau River on inflatable airbeds.
Financial markets around the world, but particularly in
Europe, are set for a rocky ride this week as Greece's
anti-austerity Syriza party sets about forming a new
Two young men who drowned at a popular surf beach north of
Gisborne on Saturday were "really neat kids", their father
The union backing of Labour leader Andrew Little in last
year's leadership contest did not translate into hard cash -
he got no donations of more than $500 and raised a total of
just $5000 to $6000 compared with the $18,000 raised by Grant
Robertson and $23,000 by David Parker.
Andrea Murphy is proud to call New Zealand home.
A massive blizzard has slammed into the US northeast,
cancelling thousands of flights, curtailing mass transit and
closing hundreds of schools, as officials warned that the
storm could dump as much as 3 feet of snow on the region.
A Catholic priest who viewed a NSW school where he taught as
a "pedophilic smorgasbord" has been sentenced to a further 13
years for his abuse of 18 boys.
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