An Indian man in an arranged marriage has been found guilty
of using his wife as a sex slave, during which he raped, beat
and threatened to kill her.
More than a million dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine
and $30,000 has been netted by police after several search
warrants were executed in central Wellington addresses.
He may have had a shocking start in life but a 9-month-old
pitbull terrier cross formerly known as Tango has bounced
back with the help of a loving local family.
The seven-year-old girl mauled by four dogs in Murupara on
March 3 remains in a serious but stable condition in
Middlemore Hospital's intensive care unit.
A truck driver attempting to perform a four-point turn
brought down powerlines in Hawkes Bay and ending up trapped
inside the cab until the power could be isolated.
A 73-year-old farmer has been freed from the crushed cab of a
front end loader, which rolled on the man's farm north of
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