More care should be taken around trucks and other heavy
vehicles to prevent further road deaths, police say.
Two men accused of setting Auckland man Shalvin Prasad on
fire allegedly filled two containers of petrol on the night
of the murder, according to police.
A former hillside mansion which once commanded one of the
most priceless views in Christchurch has been demolished in
an emergency operation today after fears it could topple down
West Coast historian Les Wright built a bivvy after getting
lost in bush in the King Country, but then appears to have
slipped to his death, according to his brother.
A man charged with an alleged attack that left a man in his
50s hospitalised for over a week called police and said the
victim needed to be taken to the police cells to "think about
what he had done", a court has heard.
The man charged with two counts of murder in connection with
a double homicide in the Far North can now be named.
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