An elderly Dutch tourist who was attacked while he slept in a
campervan in Northland scared off his assailants when he
wrestled a baseball bat from them and hit one on the head.
The entire North Island has officially been declared a
Dramatic satellite images of the country taken a year
apart highlight much of the North Island's desperate need for
rain as the drought continues.
The Black Sticks have set up a crucial match against
Australia after beating India 2-0 at the Sultan Azlan Shah
Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia last night.
An Auckland school has pulled its students out of this week's
Polyfest due to a brawl believed to have involved weapons.
Most New Zealanders have embraced the proposal to guarantee a
holiday for Waitangi and Anzac Days, though some have argued
it is a costly, ineffectual policy which would penalise
anyone who did not work Monday to Friday.
We're known for being clean and green, but Kiwis are still
eating up at least twice their fair share of the planet when
it comes to sustainability.
Top Gear stars Jeremy Clarkson and James May toasted the end
of their time in New Zealand over lunch at Auckland's Viaduct
- and plan to give the country a ringing endorsement.
No one will be happier to see Zac Guildford back in a
Crusaders jersey than the team's attack coach Aaron Mauger.
Zac Guildford may be back in the Crusaders team as early as
the home match against the Southern Kings tomorrow week.
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