The family of missing teenager Blake Sinclair will carry out
their own private search of the Clutha River after the
official search was scaled down, police say.
A post-mortem examination is being carried out today on a
teenager who died after drinking alcohol, including
home-brewed spirits, at an 18th birthday party in south
Auckland on Saturday.
A man accused of putting a cat in a plastic bag before
throwing it under cars because it was the "quickest way" to
kill the animal has been found guilty of ill-treatment.
Police were forced to subdue a youth with a taser after he
allegedly threatened an officer with a bayonet and a knife
An oil spill at Timaru port that was discovered at midday is
now being cleaned up by members of the Environment Canterbury
oil response team.
BikeNZ high performance rider Daniel Franks took out the
elite title at the South Island BMX Championships in Rangiora
at the weekend.
West Coasters hit by a deluge of heavy rain and thunderstorms
can expect little relief in coming weeks, forecasters say.
New Zealanders are feeling less confident about their job
security in the coming year, according to a report out today.
A cricket bat-wielding dairy robber is being hunted by police
Kiwi adults readily admit to lying, cheating and stealing, a
new study shows, raising questions about the type of example
they set for the country's youth.
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