A Napier man fractured his partner's skull when he allegedly
hit her with a spade and left her lying in a pool of blood
after an argument, a court has heard.
Detectives hope tourists taking photos at the top of Mt Eden
yesterday will have snapped images of an armed and dangerous
man who is now on the run in Auckland.
New Zealand captain Suzie Bates has been named player of the
tournament at the women's cricket World Cup in India, after
finishing as the leading run-scorer in her side's
Sentencing for two Child, Youth and Family caregivers who
abused a 2-year-old boy in their care who was treated for
life-threatening hypothermia has been adjourned until next
A Tauranga teenager threw his unconscious friend over his
shoulder and ran for his life after the pair were attacked by
another group on Otumoetai Rd.
The Highlanders are celebrating a record number of season
ticket holders - 4000, up from 3032 last season.
The motorcyclist who died in a crash near Christchurch
yesterday has been named as 72-year-old Charles Herbert
Munslow, of Rangiora.
Feb 18 - The death of a woman hit by a train in Christchurch
yesterday was not suspicious, police say.
Southland No1 Vaughan McCall has finished as the best of the
Kiwis at the South African Stroke Play Championship after he
secured a top 10 finish in George.
Pupils, teachers and parents were reduced to tears today
after Education Minister Hekia Parata announced that 19
schools will merge or close as part of the Government's
education shake-up in Christchurch.
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