A ramshackle fishing boat carrying 66 suspected asylum
seekers from Sri Lanka has arrived in Australia - carrying
passengers holding a sign saying "We want to go to New
Neighbours heard a large bang when a Tokoroa house went up in
flames, killing one person and leaving another man fighting
for his life in Waikato Hospital last night.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Aaron Smith's frustrations
at the Highlanders are affecting his game and he needs to
take on less to help his team and himself.
Hayden Miles was a "difficult" child whose behavioural issues
saw put him into foster care before he was killed, his mother
told a court today.
A Government-commissioned report into the booming Chinese
tourism market finds visa processes should be streamlined to
encourage travel by "low risk" high-spending visitors - or
risk losing them to rival destinations.
The Warriors will be able to field their strongest propping
rotation for the first time in 17 matches when they face the
Raiders in Canberra on Saturday.
The biggest changes to the child support system in more than
20 years have been signed off in Parliament today and will
come into place in April next year.
Solid Energy has confirmed it wants to reduce Stockton mine's
production to 1.6 million tonnes a year by changing operating
hours and shift patterns.
A prison van that collided with a crane on State Highway 2 is
blocking traffic near Katikati.
The company behind the flawed Novopay system has sent a
number of schools the wrong emails about yet-to-be-processed
actions regarding their payrolls.
cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, The Courier - Timaru, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury