A pedestrian struck by a train at Middlemore Station in
Auckland is in a critical condition in hospital.
A hunter is missing in bush near Makahika, east of Levin,
sparking a search and rescue operation.
Motorists are warned to take care today as the first official
day of winter brings ice and for parts of the South.
An Indian cook without a valid licence who fell asleep at the
wheel of a van which crashed near Luggate, killing a
passenger, will serve home detention.
A Turangi teenager on a
restricted licence had cannabis and alcohol in his system
when he crashed into a tree, killing a passenger and injuring
A Mongolian woman was stopped from entering New Zealand after
yak meat and homemade Mongolian cheese was found on her.
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