Police have named a toddler who drowned in a hole near a
rural Southland property yesterday.
A man died after becoming trapped in a fertiliser spreader
near Matamata this morning.
Firefighters were called to the Okauia property on Old Te
Aroha Rd about 11.30am after reports of a man becoming stuck
in the spreader.
A woman and suffered burns and smoke inhalation after
rescuing her two young children from a fire they started with
a cigarette lighter on Auckland's North Shore this morning.
Wellington backstroker Gareth Kean is back in the winner's
circle after an excellent performance at the Mare Nostrum
meet in Spain today.
Black Sticks Shea McAleese and Stacey Michelsen have been
ruled out of their respective World League semifinals in
Rotterdam due to injury.
Synthetic drug users are holding up worthy emergency cases in
hospital emergency departments across the country, a senior
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Israel Dagg's ability at
taking the high ball makes him a crucial component for his
The friend and flatmate of teen killer Jeremy McLaughlin who
helped him try and get away with the burglary and arson of
murder victim Jade Bayliss' house has been sentenced to 200
hours of community work.
The Defence Force will today present the findings of a Court
of Inquiry into two incidents which resulted in the deaths of
five New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan last year.
Three South Canterbury rugby players and a spectator have
been sanctioned after an on-field scuffle turned into an
"all-in brawl" involving more than 20 people on Saturday.
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