A 3-year-old boy is in a critical condition in Christchurch
Hospital after being bitten in the throat by a dog in
A logging truck has crashed on State Highway One just outside
Warkworth causing 9km traffic jams.
A young woman has drowned after falling into a swift-moving
irrigation ditch off the Waimakariri river in Canterbury
A boy is dead after a car accident near Te Teko in the
Eastern Bay of Plenty.
Emergency services attended a four-car pile up between
Rolleston and Templeton just south of Christchurch this
Napier, Nelson, or Timaru - Crusaders coach Todd
Blackadder is philosophical about where his team plays its
first home Super Rugby match.
Shops, offices and a hotel in central Wellington were
evacuated for almost an hour and a half this morning after a
suspicious package was found.
Hastings residents are reporting "havoc'' at the scene of
Hawk Packaging last night, as heat melted tyres and shattered
the windscreens of fire-trucks.
Sophisticated growing techniques have led to super-strength
strains of cannabis, with some of the most potent dope coming
from Northland, says a senior drugs investigator.
Cancer patients needing radiation or chemotherapy should not
be waiting for treatment for more than a month when new
national health targets kick in from July.
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