Sonny Bill Williams' opponent Francois Botha failed a drugs
test before their controversial fight, it has been reported.
A man with a firearm has terrorised staff at an Auckland
McDonald's restaurant this morning in an armed hold-up.
Luke Wright called it "an unbelievable catch"; it was
certainly the moment which encapsulated the gulf New Zealand
must close in Hamilton when they face England in the second
T20 tomorrow night.
As Wellington and Auckland fought their way to a draw at the
Basin Reserve today, Black Caps coach Mike Hesson may have
been interested to read Mark Gillespie's bowling figures.
Lydia Ko has become the first Kiwi to win golf's New Zealand
Women's Open at the Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a
middle-aged woman suffered a "prolonged and serious" assault
in Porirua, north of Wellington today.
Police have released the name of the man killed in an
incident in Christchurch early this morning.
Detectives are examining six crime scenes in Taumarunui after
the arrest of a teenager charged with a string of serious
offending, including allegedly shooting at a family with a
A distinctive looking Maori man with bright orange dyed hair
is wanted by police in connection with a Christchurch video
store robbery yesterday.
A man has been charged with the murder of a woman found dead
in a hostel in Invercargill yesterday.
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