A man who attempted to sexually violate a tourist in Westport
in June has been sentenced to four years and eight months in
prison, without parole.
An elderly woman who was critically injured when she was hit
by a truck in Katikati on Monday has died.
A warrant to arrest former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was
briefly issued when he failed to arrive on time for his High
Court appearance today.
Reading big books to schoolchildren while also sounding out
words in the story has been labelled a "breakthrough" to
Police are investigating an incident on Waiheke Island where
a drink driver is said to have tried to coerce a 6-year-old
girl into his car then made a threatening throat-slitting
gesture at her when she refused.
Police have reopened a road following a serious crash in
Auckland last night.
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