Pike River contractor Valley Longwall will be sentenced today
for failing to ensure the safety of workers who died in
explosions at the mine.
A drunk Kiwi teenager has been arrested after allegedly
stealing the badge from a Mercedes in the Croatian town of
The parents of triplets who died in the Doha mall fire have
made an emotional plea for justice after the trial over their
deaths was delayed for a third time.
The police will "reassess" aspects of their undercover
operation against the Red Devils gang, but are still facing
calls for a shake-up of the organised-crime-fighting unit
that oversaw that operation and the controversial Dotcom
A multi-millionaire businessman granted New Zealand
citizenship in controversial circumstances was seen by police
"singing and drinking" with an underworld crime boss.
Alby Mathewson appreciates the glamorous side of sport.
If you needed a reminder of what Casey Williams brings to the
Silver Ferns she delivered it last night.
As Tana Umaga stands on the brink of his greatest achievement
as a coach, he is thankful he isn't playing any more.
Breast-feeding in the public gallery of a courtroom could be
a "catalyst'' to angry scenes in an already tense
environment, Law Society president Jonathan Temm says.
Former Pike River Coal boss Peter Whittall will defend
charges he failed to keep his miners safe but says he is
sorry the tragedy ever occurred.
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