A primary school girl has been flown to hospital with
suspected back injuries after falling about four metres from
The Ombudsman's office will investigate the way the Education
Ministry conducted consultation on school closures and
Six siblings have been jailed for bashing a couple during a
violent home invasion in which a 14-year-old boy was knocked
A woman who collapsed and died while giving an alcohol breath
test to police in a booze bus was so stressed by the
situation it set off an arrhythmia in her heart, a coroner's
inquest has heard.
The pilot guilty of operating a commercial jet aircraft
carelessly in Queenstown has been told his actions were
arrogant and "increased the risk of tragedy occurring".
With all the focus on how Mystics coach Ruth Aitken was going
to get her rookies up to speed for the season, the task
facing Australian import Julie Corletto has largely been
A man who urinated on an American woman in a Queenstown bar
on Boxing Day has been lambasted by a judge.
A Dargaville man who hit his former partner over the head
with a guitar has been jailed for 22 months.
The insurance advocate who was sent details on 83,000
claimants in the Earthquake Commission privacy breach says
the document contained detailed information on the expected
number of settlements and the estimated cost of the claims.
All Black coaching staff were shocked by the "inappropriate"
antics of some heavy-drinking players while they were on
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