The Government's plan to ensure children don't go hungry at
school will go beyond providing them with food, Prime
Minister John Key says.
A Waikato man charged with historic sex offences against boys
has been remanded in custody.
A woman is recovering in hospital today after her dog
accidentally bit her while playing, causing a gash above her
A judge has commended a grieving woman and the man
responsible for her partner's death during an emotional court
hearing following a fatal road accident.
A few truckies had to camp overnight in their cabs in the
Craigieburn Cutting after heavy snow on State highway 73 on
the Canterbury side of Arthur's Pass.
Police say a fatal fire in Kaniere on the West Coast on
Saturday morning was not suspicious.
About 40 people are being made redundant from the engineering
and architecture company Opus International Consultants this
A hunter who fell down a creek in a Southland forest and
became disoriented as a polar blast swept in has been found
by relieved rescuers battling freezing conditions.
An ambulance and rescue helicopter are on the way to the
scene of a dog attack in St Arnaud, in the Nelson Lakes
Environmentalists are appealing against a court decision to
allow coal mining on public conservation land on the West
Coast's Denniston Plateau.
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