Speaker David Carter has ejected MPs from the House for the
first time, kicking out Labour's Trevor Mallard and Chris
Hipkins this afternoon.
A climber suffered head injuries when he fell about 100m from
Mt Awful in Mt Aspiring National Park this morning.
Chiefs halfback Brendon Leonard has timed his return from
injury perfectly following Tawera Kerr-Barlow's broken jaw,
but now wants regular game time or he is likely to join a
growing number of team-mates heading overseas.
The Government has announced a a new school will open in the
Wakatipu Basin by 2015.
The distraught family of a well-known Wellsford yachtie are
waiting in hope for his body to be found.
Fears are growing for a missing Katikati pensioner who has
not been seen since setting off from his home by car
Wellingtonians who flout the region's outdoor water use ban
are being warned for now - but fines of up to $20,000 could
follow for repeat offenders.
A smartphone app which measures UV exposure and issues a
warning if the user is at risk of getting burnt has taken out
a prestigious national technology competition.
Former New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor has admitted
he is still not comfortable in the Black Caps team
environment following their dramatic series draw with England
Telecom, New Zealand's biggest internet retailer, has entered
the consumer fibre market and says customers will be able to
sign up to its ultra-fast broadband plans from tomorrow.
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