A "mates' good day out" on Lake Rotorua quickly turned to
tragedy for five friends after their boat capsized and one of
the group was reported missing, presumed drowned.
The near-century-old villa in Hamilton where three young
people died in a fire is being demolished.
From Monday, motorists driving any speed above the posted
limit could find themselves with a ticket.
After a manhunt, 45-year-old Brent Scott has been located by
police following a triple stabbing on Auckland's North Shore
that has left one person dead and two seriously injured.
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.
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