Foreign Minister Murray McCully will discuss New Zealand's
bid for a seat on the UN Security Council when he meets
Middle Eastern counterparts this week.
Much-needed rain in the North Island will not be enough to
bring relief to parched farms after the driest February in 40
The record-breaking sunny weather this summer has led to an
increased risk of skin cancer, with a big increase in the
amount of dangerous ultraviolet radiation.
Greg Turner's impending entry to the European Seniors Tour is
about more than returning to competitive golf.
Two Lotto players who bought tickets at Auckland supermarkets
have won $1 million each in last night's draw.
A rescue helicopter winched a woman out of dense forest in
the Tararua Ranges after a medical emergency yesterday.
Firefighters have contained a blaze at Carter Holt Harvey's
largest pulp and paper mill in Waikato this morning.
A fire which ripped through three properties in the leafy
Auckland suburb of Westmere last night is being treated as
One person is dead after a car crash north of Christchurch
early this morning.
Until today Rohan Blizard had never led a professional golf
tournament heading in to the final round.
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