A Rotorua teenager who died in a fire at the weekend has been
described as a bubbly girl who had a bright future.
Two police officers who tackled a man who had poured petrol
over himself and was threatening to set himself alight have
been praised for their bravery.
The faces of Lego mini-figures are getting angrier, says a
University of Canterbury robot researcher.
Officers confronted by 29 rioting inmates at the Spring Hill
prison would have been overwhelmed if they had tried to use
pepper spray, Corrections Department chief executive Ray
A survivor of a fire that gutted a Rotorua warehouse, killing
teenage girl Mihinui Tamiana, tried to run back into the
inferno to save her, but was tackled and restrained by a
firefighter who saved his life, a witness says.
New Zealand has the fourth-most overvalued property prices in
the developed world, according to a study by the Organisation
for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Seven months after she disappeared, police have renewed calls
for Cissy Chen's killer to come forward.
A seaside holiday turned to tragedy for a New Zealand woman
who drowned after saving her fiance when he slipped off rocks
at a West Australian beach.
Marina Erakovic has advanced to the doubles quarterfinals at
the French Open after a third round victory with partner Cara
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