Man hands himself in over Featherston death

The fifth person wanted in connection with the bashing death of a Wairarapa man gave himself up to police today after being on the run for four days.

Impaled tourist stable after surgery

A Chinese tourist is in a stable condition, after surgery to remove a fence post from his chest.

Sir Paul knighted at home

Sir Paul knighted at home

Sir Paul Holmes has been congratulated for his knighthood at a special investiture ceremony in front of about 100 guests, including dignitaries, at his Hawkes Bay lodge.

Teacher filmed up girls' skirts

A teacher has admitted making secret intimate videos of 17 females by using a pen camera to film up their skirts in Christchuch and surrounding areas.

Girl mob stalks and bashes victim 'for fun'

After settling on a young Reefton woman as their target, five teenage girls drove 80km to ambush and attack their unsuspecting victim outside her home, a court has heard.

Corrections officer killer admits two more assaults

A dangerous high-security prisoner who killed a Corrections officer has pleaded guilty to assaulting two more.

Bars pushing for pokies profits

Bars pushing for pokies profits

Pub and club owners and operators are pushing for a change to gambling laws, to allow them to take a profit on pokie machines and to reduce the amount that gets paid back to the community in grants.

Christchurch residents warned of art scam

Christchurch residents are being warned of a door-to-door scam that touts mass-produced prints as original artworks worth hundreds of dollars.

Cricket: Ryder return against England on cards

Cricket: Ryder return against England on cards

Jesse Ryder says he will meet New Zealand coach Mike Hesson at the end of the month to discuss a possible return to the side for the upcoming England tour.

Henare backs nephew over drugs charges

Four Maori sovereignty advocates have been sentence to jail despite also being punished by their hapu.

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