A report on the GCSB initiated as a result of the Kim Dotcom
affair has found 88 instances where the spy agency's
surveillance may have been illegal.
An Auckland man drowned after trying to save his young
grandchildren from a rip at an "unforgiving" stretch of
Ninety Mile Beach despite a rescuer's desperate attempt to
bring him ashore.
A teenager and a 20-year-old died in an after-party crash
caused by the unlicensed driver reaching 145kmh while racing
his overloaded vehicle, a coroner has found.
A "bold and outrageous" cattle rustling case has divided a
rural community north of Auckland.
Housing valuations are the highest in seven years, prompting
a slowdown in the market as some buyers hold off until prices
become more affordable, according to property valuation
Wellington's water ban has been lifted almost four weeks
since sprinklers fell silent across the capital.
The father of a 6-year-old girl seriously injured in a quad
bike crash has admitted to drink-driving and crashing the
vehicle, injuring himself and his passengers.
Drivers who hit children in two separate driveway incidents
in Taupo - one of them fatal - will not be charged.
Magpies and All Black hooker Hika Elliot last night admitted
to being "pretty gutted" about not being offered a 2013 ITM
contract from the Hawkes Bay union.
Telecom's 4G mobile services will go live in Auckland in
October and in Wellington and Christchurch by Christmas.
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