Two youths who had been charged with assaulting Polish man
Roman Skorek have had the charges upgraded to murder.
Private prison operator serco has been been fined $150,000
after a prison dubbed "Houdini'' escaped from the new Mt Eden
Solid Energy says its staff at Spring Creek Mine, near
Greymouth, were never at risk despite the Department of
Labour shutting down operations at the mine following three
Doug Bracewell's match-winning performance against Australia
in Hobart last year continues to win him plaudits.
Prime Minister John Key yesterday modified Bill English's
description of the proceeds of state-owned assets to "our
Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff are likely to be told on
Thursday that the ministry will undergo a major restructure
and more than 200 jobs will go.
A Waikato petrol station was destroyed by fire early this
Richie McCaw has learned over the years the
importance of putting the bad experiences behind him and
A body found in the Turangi River at about 3pm this afternoon
is believed to be that of a fisherman.
Long-time Radio Sport commentator Willie Lose has been moved
aside, to make way for new weekend sports programmes on
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