A rescue chopper has landed on the grounds of an Auckland
primary school which is in lock-down as a police operation is
carried out in the area this morning.
Principals say it's "party time" in many Auckland schools
because the city's housing shortage has bumped about half the
region's schools down the decile ratings -- winning them
extra state funding.
Police were at the scene of a fatal car crash in Palmerston
North this morning.
A driver was lucky to escape serious injury when his truck
flipped and landed upside-down on top of a rock wall on the
wrong side of the road yesterday.
A search has resumed this morning for a man missing on Lake
Rotorua after a boat he was in sank yesterday evening.
The story of the Monterey pine that stood on Maungakiekie/One
Tree Hill for more than a century took another turn when a
man alleged to have tried to sell its remains on Trade Me was
charged with theft.
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