The heavy downpours which have brought flooding to parts of
Auckland and Wellington have not hit farming areas most
desperate for rain, Federated Farmers says.
A man suffered injuries today when he fell off a tractor in
the Bay of Plenty.
Taupo police have released the name of the 59-year-old
fisherman found dead in Lake Taupo on Saturday evening.
A suspended Wanganui police officer is denying a charge of
Nikki Roper strangled his ex-girlfriend Alexsis Tovizi to
death with a sleeper hold just days after being released from
prison where he was serving a sentence for choking her, a
court heard today.
High performing early childhood centres will be reviewed less
often, under changes to review systems by the Education
The father of a British man killed in the Fox Glacier tragedy
says the Government has failed to improve the safety of
adventure tourism and New Zealand remains "more dangerous
than it should be".
Heavy rain has caused flooding around Wellington city this
morning, with manhole covers reportedly being blown out on
Under-fire National MP Aaron Gilmore looks likely to avoid
punishment for his boozy misbehaviour at a Hanmer Springs
hotel despite further allegations of bullying against him.
The Steamrollers - Aucklanders Leith Towers and Nick
Armstrong - have dramatically exited from X-Factor New
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