Wood processing company Winstone Pulp International has been
ordered to pay $65,000 in fines and reparations after one of
its employees was crushed between wooden pallets last year.
Torrential rain has continued to wreak havoc across
Canterbury this afternoon, and forecasters have warned more
is on its way.
The parents of the New Zealand triplets killed in a Doha mall
fire in May have said they won't stand for the owners of the
complex celebrating the reopening of the centre this week,
calling it "the equivalent of sweeping a crime under the
Government-appointed commissioners are to take over
management of the heavily indebted Kaipara District Council,
Local Government Minister David Carter says.
Police have released the name of a boy who died when he and
his sister were trapped inside a submerged vehicle at a West
Blues player and former All Black Rene Ranger had to be
stopped from going after a man he had already bashed, a
witness has told a court.
The 18-year-old woman killed in an early-morning crash on the
West Coast on Sunday has been publicly identified.
Bill English says he would not be surprised if the 16 farms
bought by Shanghai Pengxin from the Crafar receivers ended
back up in local ownership.
The 12 month temporary class drug notice ban on 16 synthetic
cannabis substances, due to end today, will be rolled over
for another 12 months.
The bodies of eight of the nine people killed in the Fox
Glacier air disaster in 2010 were found in the tail section
of the plane, an inquest has been told.
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