One person is believed to have died in a helicopter crash
near Wanaka this evening.
The owner of the ill-fated Greymouth fishing vessel The
Governor, which sank off Milford Sound claiming the lives of
its captain and crewman, is resigned to never knowing the
cause of the disaster.
The second anniversary of the Pike River Mine disaster will
be marked in private, at the mine portal.
It has been back to reality for the Warriors this week as the
team endured a 'Mad Monday' of a different kind.
New Zealand got off to a record-breaking start at the Rescue
2012 world lifesaving championships in Adelaide today.
Shortly after signing a seven-figure contract to aid his
ascension to the big time, heavyweight Joseph Parker received
a reality check about the occasionally weird world of boxing.
Northern Districts stalwart Graeme Aldridge returns to
Plunket Shield cricket for ND's second-round clash against
Auckland at Eden Park on Saturday.
A nationwide garden centre chain has been charged with
breaching trading laws by opening for business on Good
The Serious Fraud Office has laid charges against Auckland
property investor Glenn William Cooper in what it says is the
office's second investigation into Cooper's activities.
The body of a man has been found in the Waihohonu Stream
during the recovery of a truck and trailer which crashed on
the Desert Road in the central North Island early this
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