A person has been hit and killed by a train at a station in
Palmerston North this morning.
A man watched in horror as his wife was knocked off her bike
and under a passing truck as they rode with friends.
Aucklanders have been reassured that a big earthquake is
highly unlikely, although a geologist says the rare pair that
struck yesterday might be a sign of more to come.
One person has suffered serious head injuries and another has
moderate injuries after the car they were travelling in hit a
tree near Fairlie.
The Wellington Phoenix took one step out of the A-League
cellar but they still face a battle on their hands if they
are to avoid the wooden spoon.
Dave Rennie doesn't have Jamie Joseph's injury problems, but
the Chiefs' coach will have to manage his team wisely ahead
of Friday night's match against the Highlanders.
A rare quake has been widely felt in Auckland this afternoon.
The quake measured 3.9 and was just 6km deep - GeoNet says
the intensity was therefore "moderate".
Laconic Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has left New
Zealand with much more to savour than tyre marks on Ninety
Treasury has heaped praise on a scheme which may be scrapped
by the Government.
Seventy-four-year-old John Burrows Baird lived alone and, his
neighbours said, kept to himself.
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