Mighty River Power has admitted its investments in geothermal
exploration in Chile could come to nothing, but believes it
is worth the risk given Chile's massive geothermal resources
and energy demands.
Firefighters are battling a scrub fire in a remote part of
rural Waikato this morning.
A 15-year-old driver reached speeds of 130km/h in a stolen
car while fleeing from police in Tauranga overnight.
A police officer suffered a gash to the head from a flying
bottle after police tried to break up a brawl in Auckland
early this morning.
Behind all day against the Stormers in Cape Town, the Chiefs
lost their first match of the Super Rugby season but had
their chance to steal a thrilling win at the finish.
New Zealand are one victory away from clinching a record
sixth World Softball Championship after advancing to
tomorrow's final with a tense 2-0 win over Venezuela today.
New Zealand No 1 Michael Hendry is in with a real chance of
securing a top 10 finish in his debut World Golf
Championships event in Florida.
Two 14-year-old girls are being spoken to by police after a
large scrub fire which forced the evacuation of a shopping
mall on Auckland's North Shore.
Sam Doyle's miraculous recovery from a stabbing through three
layers of bone in his skull has made him even more grateful
for his life.
Zac Guildford has been cleared to play for his Hawke's Bay
rugby club Napier Tech this weekend but a decision is yet to
be made on his Crusaders future.
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