The search for a man swept away at the Motu rivermouth near
Whakatane today has been called off for the night and will
A Christchurch man has won the praises of the internet world,
and his girlfriend's mother, after spending five days
building a multi-coloured igloo.
A washed-out West Coast highway will reopen tonight after
being closed for six days.
A 71-year-old man has been hit on the head by a flying
dinghy, and has been rushed to hospital.
The 22-year-old man arrested after a brutal and prolonged
rape of a 62-year-old woman in Nelson will have name
suppression lifted tomorrow morning.
Ministry of Justice phone lines were overloaded today after
thousands of people were mistakenly told to contact the
Police have named an Israeli tourist killed in a crash in
Fiordland on Saturday.
Dan Carter fans living in the Taupo region have been given a
rare opportunity this week - returning the All Black
first-five's kicks at goal as he prepares for the new Super
More than $1 million has been spent repairing the washed out
section of the Wanganui Bridge on the West Coast ahead of its
After a wet start to the year, the South Island's West Coast
and southern areas could be in for even more rain.
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