Firefighters are still battling
a forest fire that has engulfed a valley in rural
Marlborough, but rural fire authorities are confident the
majority of the blaze will be contained by tonight.
The younger sister of a 19-year-old woman who was pulled
unconscious from the Piha surf says she wants to thank the
beachgoers who saved her life for "everything".
A New Zealand man deported from Australia earlier this month
has been arrested for an alleged burglary in Hamilton today.
Already stretched firefighters have been battling a second
blaze in Marlborough today - but the smaller forest fire has
been brought under control.
An elderly woman was dragged out of her car by a group of
teenagers who stole two cars and went for a joyride around
Waikato, police say.
New Zealand features in Isis' latest propaganda video.
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