Twelve charges laid against former Pike River Coal chief
executive Peter Whittall in relation to the 2010 disaster at
the mine have been dropped.
On a sombre day when he viewed Nelson Mandela's body laying
in state, Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples also had an
amusing encounter with supermodel Naomi Campbell and Irish
rock star Bono.
So-called runaway millionaire Leo Gao will have Christmas
outside prison this year.
Police searching for missing Australian tennis coach Paul
Arber say a body has been found in the Waikato River.
Prime Minister John Key and a New Zealand delegation have
paid their respects to Nelson Mandela as he lay in state at
the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
New Zealand's population has passed the 4.5 million mark,
according to Statistics New Zealand.
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