A giant rockslide at Aoraki/Mt Cook this afternoon missed a
popular trampers' hut by just 200 metres.
Police have decided no charges will be laid over the death of
a 5-year-old boy who was hit and killed by a school bus on
the West Coast last year.
Four young Gisborne men, including three brothers, have been
further remanded on bail after appearing in court today on
serious charges following a vehicle swap that went wrong last
Kiwis hoping to become Aussies don't appear to know their
neighbour well, with New Zealanders among the worst
performers in the Australian citizenship test.
A British man convicted of murdering New Zealander Emily
Longley has reportedly been beaten up in jail and had his
cell torched, after he pinned up photos of his victim in his
cell and bragged about receiving fan mail.
ASB Bank has cut its three, four and five-year fixed
home loan rates.
A solo sailer who spent 56 hours in a life raft in the
Southern Ocean after encountering rough weather has been
rescued by a cruise ship, assisted by Kiwi interpreters.
The warm settled weather looks set to continue for most of
the country as children prepare to go back to school.
Eight people were taken to hospital after a stolen car
crashed into another vehicle containing six people near where
a police patrol had stopped to speak to a cyclist.
The bodies of three members of a Tauranga school group killed
in a bus crash in Kenya are expected to arrive home today.
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