A report into the leak of documents about restructuring plans
at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade ordered by State
Services Commissioner Iain Rennie has traced the leak back
his own department.
Whanganui District Health Board member, councillor and former
mayor Michael Laws is in hot water after calling the parent
of a child with Down syndrome a "retard''.
Police investigating the disappearance of Wanganui man Whitu
Hansen, who is presumed dead, say they have received
considerable help from the public.
A man charged with two historic rapes in Whangarei was to
make an application for bail in Taumaranui District Court
A Hastings man who spent almost $172,000 on a fleet of
Holdens after a bank error falsely credited him the money has
been sentenced to 12 months' home detention.
All 12 charges laid against former Pike River Coal boss Peter
Whittall in relation to the 2010 disaster at the mine which
killed 29 men have been dropped.
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