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High-vis vests won't cut cyclist death toll: expert

High-vis vests won't cut cyclist death toll: expert

Mandatory wearing of high-visibility clothing for cyclists would not reduce the death toll, an expert told a coroner today.

Hundreds farewell Auckland schoolboy

Hundreds farewell Auckland schoolboy

Auckland schoolboy Stephen Dudley has been farewelled in a ceremony focused on his rich and full life, and not on the tragic circumstances of his death.

Three in court on drug charges

Three people have appeared in court after police dismantled what they called an organised crime network operating in the wider Ruapehu area.

Further delays for Kiwi murder accused

A New Zealand man accused of murdering his wife in Canada does not have a lawyer just a day before a new trial date is due to be set.

Man crushed by car in Timaru named

Man crushed by car in Timaru named

Police have released the name of a man who was killed when he was crushed by a car in Timaru last night.

National Standards trends a concern: Parata

National Standards trends a concern: Parata

Education Minister Hekia Parata says the latest National Standards data reveals some concerning trends, including a decline in the rate of achievement as the year level increases, especially in mathematics.

NZ engineer killed in rescue bid

NZ engineer killed in rescue bid

A Kiwi engineer killed while trying to rescue a couple from a gas leak in Thailand had always thought of others before himself, his brother says.

Sacked Fonterra Harlem Shakers get jobs back

Sacked Fonterra Harlem Shakers get jobs back

Two Fonterra workers sacked for doing the Harlem Shake at work have won their jobs back.

Man arrested over paintball gun attacks

A man has been arrested after a spree of random paintball gun attacks from a car in Christchurch over the weekend.

Nurses and doctors bashed and bitten

Hundreds of health workers are being bitten, head-butted and assaulted in other ways each year while they look after sick, injured and distressed patients.

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