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TV show mocks Muriwai shark attack

TV show mocks Muriwai shark attack

The Muriwai community is disgusted by a US TV shows that pokes fun at New Zealand shark attack victim Adam Strange.

Army hiding truth about soldier's death, Mum says

Army hiding truth about soldier's death, Mum says

The grieving mother of a dead Kiwi soldier asked for the return of his clothes but was told they were burned as the items were considered "bio-toxic".

Wheelchair-bound man killed in house fire

Wheelchair-bound man killed in house fire

A wheelchair-bound man has died in a house fire in Napier this morning.

Joyce calls off Novopay debt collection

Joyce calls off Novopay debt collection

The minister in charge of sorting out the Novopay debacle, Steven Joyce, says debt collection has now ceased following revelations teachers were being chased for overpayments as low as $22.

Hockey: Black Sticks beat Korea convincingly

The New Zealand men's hockey side clinched a morale-boosting 3-0 win over Korea at the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in Malaysia last night.

English confident on Budget surplus

Finance Minister Bill English says the Government is on track for a Budget surplus in 2014-2015 despite the drought, but said it would affect the economy for a couple of years.

Shearer won't rule out assets buy-back

Shearer won't rule out assets buy-back

Labour leader David Shearer won't rule out supporting Winston Peters' policy of buying back Mighty River Power shares at cost if they form the next Government.

Swimmers shun shark attack beach

Swimmers shun shark attack beach

Two weeks after a fatal shark attack, things at Muriwai Beach are still a little different.

Apprentice bonus attracts young builders

More than 350 young people have signed on as building apprentices since a $2000 bonus became available last Wednesday for the first 10,000 apprentices who sign up.

Driver rescued after harbour plunge

Driver rescued after harbour plunge

A man has been rescued from a car which plunged into Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.

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