A taxi driver has been sent to prison for two years after he
evaded tax payments totaling more than half a million
Leaders Northern Districts and last-placed Canterbury are in
similarly commanding positions at the halfway mark of their
Plunket Shield matches against Central Districts and
The person killed in a crash just north of Auckland last
night has been named.
As a five-time world champion, Mahe Drysdale isn't used to
losing and today he regained his national single sculls title
at the New Zealand rowing championships at Lake Karapiro.
For the first time in New Zealand deaths in the country last
year exceeded 30,000.
Rich-lister Gareth Morgan expects to meet with Norwegian
adventurer Jarle Andhoy, whom he has slammed as callous and
selfish, in the cold seas of Antarctica.
A spate of fires at Christchurch schools is being treated as
suspiscious and has sparked a police investigation.
More charges have been filed against those involved in the
international Megaupload case, including reproducing
copyright material directly from third-party websites.
Martin Guptill's smoking-hot summer continued in Wellington
last night as the right-hander guided New Zealand to a
six-wicket win over South Africa in their opening Twenty20
Almost 12,000 lightning strikes have been recorded over the
North Island today.
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