A Rotorua 17-year-old used gang slogans as he sexually
violated a teenage girl - treating her "like a piece of
meat", a court has heard.
After recording their first four-game winning streak since
2011, you would expect the bye week to be an unwelcome
momentum killer for the New Zealand Warriors but coach Matt
Elliott says the break has come at just the right time.
The trial of former Pike River Coal chief executive Peter
Whittall relating to the 2010 mining disaster that claimed 29
lives will be moved to Wellington.
A 25-year-old Tauranga man has been charged with 139 counts
of thefts from cars.
Police investigating the murder of Scott Guy have dredged
effluent ponds on the Guy family farm that many believed
would hold the key to finding the killer.
Kane Williamson's batting brought New Zealand within 10 runs
of victory but the overall fielding effort let them down in
the Champions Trophy loss to England.
Wellington backstroker Gareth Kean continued on his winning
ways on the final day of the Mare Nostrum swim meet in France
A Whangarei man who was part of an elaborate plan that
included robbing a tavern and later targeting Asian families
in Auckland has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in jail.
Andrew Nicholson is again the toast of the eventing world
this morning with a superb win at the top-ranking Luhmuhlen
CCI four-star event in Germany.
Persistent heavy rain is causing traffic chaos in
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