Legal proceedings have been started to destroy a Neapolitan
Mastiff dog that leapt over a boundary fence in a suburban
Gisborne street and pulled an elderly woman off her mobility
Plans to build a new $6 million school at Te Karaka, a small
rural community inland from Gisborne, will forge ahead with
the Government now approving extra funding.
Those calling for the deconstruction of the Christ Church
Cathedral can no longer claim the building cannot be saved,
heritage campaigner Jim Anderton says.
Some lung cancer patients will soon be able to take a pill at
home instead of enduring chemotherapy treatment at hospitals.
Kim Dotcom's extradition hearing has been put off until next
National mountain bike downhill champion Justin Leov defied
the pain and discomfort of a broken finger to win the latest
round of the US grand prix series in New Hampshire.
Economic activity remained lacklustre in the June quarter,
according to the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research's
quarterly survey of business opinion.
A 21-year-old forestry worker is "stable and settled" in
intensive care after falling up to 200m down a cliff face
Former rugby league player Tawera Nikau has lodged an appeal
against an assault conviction after a judge delivered a shock
ruling at his sentencing in Hamilton yesterday.
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