A 72-year-old man suffered serious injuries when his van
plunged 150 metres down a bank in Hawke's Bay this morning.
New Zealand housing is already overvalued by about 25 percent
and if it continues to rise may force the Reserve Bank to
hike interest rates, according to the International Monetary
Two women who drowned in their upturned car after it crashed
into a mangrove swamp and sank had blood-alcohol readings
almost double the legal limit, a coroner has found.
A 10-strong team headed by Paralympic medallists Phillipa
Gray, Laura Fairweather and Fiona Southorn will contest the
UCI Paracycling road world cup and road world championships
in Canada in August.
A recidivist drink driver has today had his car confiscated
after his ninth conviction.
A person was seriously injured when their car crashed into a
power pole in Hamilton this afternoon.
Doug Howlett, the former mop-haired speedster with a knack
for scoring tries at any level of the game, was always
destined for success.
A man facing charges of beating pigs with an iron bar has now
been charged with breaching a protection order and bashing 13
chickens to death.
Hurricanes coaches Mark Hammett and Alama Ieremia have named
an unchanged line-up to meet the Chiefs in Wellington on
Newly-listed Mighty River Power's share price firmed by four
cents to $2.55 this morning after falling to within one cent
of its issue price on Tuesday.
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