The mother of a 12-year-old boy hit by a car as he walked
home from school in Auckland is being chased for damages by
the driver's insurance company.
Early childhood centres are feeling the effects of the
community outbreak of a severe strain of hand, foot and mouth
The south had a frosty start this morning, with temperatures
of -4C at Dunedin airport and -3C at Queenstown and Wanaka.
Four cars have crashed in a nose-to-tail collision during
rush-hour traffic in central Auckland.
Ben Smith will transfer his art to the wing in a switch the
All Blacks hope will mirror the work of his predecessor.
As New Zealand bask in the satisfaction of a one-day
international series win in England, an unusual question has
rugby priority for backrower Bernard le Roux was learning to
count to 20 in French so he could understand lineout calls.
A police officer says he barely thought about the risk as he
tackled a petrol-soaked man who was threatening to kill
everyone in the house with the flick of a lighter.
Russell Packer might lay claim to the most expensive tinkle
in New Zealand history, but he's far from the first sportsman
or woman to be caught short. APNZ's Michael Brown provides
some light relief as he looks at five wee issues in sport.
Timaru financier Allan Hubbard died in a head-on car crash
caused by his elderly wife, not by the Mosgiel man accused of
careless driving causing his death, a court has been told.
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