Otago Daily Times: National News

Windstorm changes Whataroa's landscape

The landscape of parts of the West Coast has been drastically altered, with whole forests flattened, shelter belts collapsed and all the popular tramping tracks rendered impassable by last week's massive windstorm.

Murder charge after Gisborne shooting death

Murder charge after Gisborne shooting death

A 42-year-old man arrested after the weekend shooting death of Douglas Witeri at a Gisborne house has been charged with his murder.

Third person sought over Wellington shooting

Police are searching for a third person in connection with an Easter Monday shooting on a Wellington beach.

Kiwi kayaker attempting Tasman crossing

A New Zealand man has embarked on his second attempt to cross the Tasman Sea by kayak.

Drinking age linked to increase in crash risk

Lowering the alcohol purchase age has been linked to a long-term increase in the chance of drunk drivers aged 18 or 19 being involved in car crashes that cause death or injury.

Boy killed at site of new family home

A family preparing to build a home on their rural South Auckland block of land are grieving over the death of a 5-year-old boy who fell from the back of a trailer at the site.

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