Joe Parker is used to hearing nice things said about him.
China's Haier says it had reached 81.12 per cent ownership of
Fisher and Paykel Appliances - still short of the 90 per cent
required to trigger compulsory acquisition.
Rugby fans are still in danger of missing out on seeing the
All Blacks play Italy next weekend, which would be the first
time in the professional era an All Blacks match hasn't been
screened live on television.
Local residents have helped police arrest two teenagers,
following the "cowardly" robbery of a 98-year-old woman in
A man left paralysed after being shot by police near Otane
has been convicted of threatening to kill the police officers
who shot him.
A man in his 20s is dead after falling six stories onto the
crowded atrium floor of the Owen Glenn Building at Auckland
A Tauranga builder accused of murdering his wife has been
committed to trial.
A man who threatened and robbed a Whakamaru teenager of all
his major possessions has been jailed for four years.
Debbie Kennett has never enjoyed fireworks - and never will
after her family was forced to flee their home at the
Veteran actor Ian McKellen has told John Key his "careless"
use of the word "gay" as a criticism could damage lives.
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