A South Waikato teacher has been sentenced to seven years in
prison for sexually abusing and supplying drugs to children
at a Maori immersion school.
A collision between a train and ute has left one person
injured in Canterbury.
Family have gathered to support the couple who lost most of
what they owned in an East Coast house fire at the weekend,
and moves are under way to get them into a new home.
Hayden Triggs and Baden Kerr have been named in the Blues
Development team to play their Chiefs counterparts at Ardmore
Marist in Papakura tomorrow.
Three former heads of South Canterbury Finance "went beyond
cavalier" and contributed directly to the company's collapse,
the Crown alleged on the opening day of what has been
described as New Zealand's biggest ever fraud trial.
An Indian man in an arranged marriage has been found guilty
of using his wife as a sex slave, during which he raped, beat
and threatened to kill her.
Prime Minister John Key says Justice Minister Judith Collins
has handled the Oravida situation "very poorly'', after she
admitted having dinner with the company's chairman.
Hollywood actor Chris Pine was celebrating the end of filming
with a star-studded cast at a Methven pub before being nabbed
by a routine drink-driving operation.
More than a million dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine
and $30,000 has been netted by police after several search
warrants were executed in central Wellington addresses.
Todd Blackadder has again re-shuffled his Crusaders'
backline, with Colin Slade the latest candidate for the No10
jersey to play the Rebels in Melbourne.
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