The nativity scene at Rotorua Hospital chapel is still
missing its most important member - baby Jesus.
Christchurch residents have had a rocky start to Christmas
Day as aftershocks continue to rattle the battered city.
A man facing methamphetamine charges is spending Christmas
Day on the run.
A Kiwi musician found dead inside a property on Australia's
Gold Coast died from a physical assault, a post mortem has
The parents of a 5-year-old girl viciously attacked in a
Turangi holiday park have issued an emotional Christmas
message thanking New Zealanders for their support and
Christmas came early for seven lucky Lotto players who each
won a $143,000 share of the first division prize last night.
The official holiday road toll stands at three after a fatal
crash in Canterbury last night.
Not long after World champion All Black Adam Thomson was
burgled, his family has been struck another blow.
Christchurch hospitals are back up and running and
dealing with a "relatively small" number of
earthquake-related casualties, said a spokesman.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes his new coaching staff
and selectors will keep the World Cup winners "ahead of the
pack" as they enter a new era.
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