Man killed in quad bike accident named

Police have named the man killed after his quad bike trailer detached and rolled down a ditch in southern Hawke's Bay yesterday evening.

Govt details Chch rebuild funding

Govt details Chch rebuild funding

The Government will pay $2.9 billion towards Christchurch city centre's $4.8 billion post-earthquake big ticket blueprint projects, it's been announced today.

Man dies in Christchurch swimming pool

A man died in a Christchurch swimming pool last night.

Grinder sparks fire at Christchurch Hospital

A fire at Christchurch Hospital this morning was sparked by workers using a grinder.

Tennis: Erakovic advances in doubles

Kiwi tennis No 1 Marina Erakovic and Zimbabwe's Cara Black have easily won their first round doubles match at Wimbledon, winning in straight sets this morning (NZT).

Football: Junior All Whites fall to Uruguay

The Junior All Whites have suffered their second defeat at the Fifa under-20 World Cup in Turkey, falling to Uruguay 2-0.

Half of quake-damaged homes repaired

Half of quake-damaged homes repaired

Half of Christchurch's 80,000 earthquake-damaged homes have now been repaired, the Government announced today.

Compensation for dismissed pregnant worker

A Waikato farm assistant who was dismissed after becoming pregnant with twins has been awarded more than $4000 in compensation.

Online clothes shopping horrors revealed

Online clothes shopping horrors revealed

A wedding dress made of raincoat material, one that arrived six inches too small just three days before the wedding and dresses that do not even arrive are among online shopping horror stories being reported by customers.

Train delays hit capital

Trains into Wellington have been delayed by up to 15 minutes as services resumed this morning for the first time since the rail network was crippled in last week's storm.

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