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Hallwright fights Forsyth Barr sacking

Hallwright fights Forsyth Barr sacking

Sharebroking firm Forsyth Barr was not brought into disrepute when its senior analyst Guy Hallwright was convicted for running a man over, and it was unjustified in sacking him, his lawyer says.

Backlog of online orders 'should arrive' before Xmas

Good news Book Depository customers - your Christmas orders "absolutely should'' arrive before the big day.

Comedian's indecent assault appeal fails

Comedian's indecent assault appeal fails

A television personality's appeal against his conviction and sentence for indecently assaulting his 4-year-old daughter has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal.

Community reeling from death of family

A Waikato family of five killed in a crash were well-known in their small community, which has been left traumatised by their deaths, police say.

Babies recalled over hearing test 'irregularities'

Up to 2000 babies have been recalled to hospital to have their hearing checked after the Ministry of Health discovered "irregularities" in its national newborn screening programme.

Vehicle locks to block drink-drivers

The first drink-drivers sentenced under new legislation will be eligible to install an alcohol interlock system for their vehicles from today.

Govt accused of being Christmas Scrooge

Govt accused of being Christmas Scrooge

The Government has been accused of being a Christmas Scrooge and increasing petrol prices in order to protect its promise to get back into surplus in 2014-15.

Cricket: Black Caps win tour opener

Cricket: Black Caps win tour opener

The Black Caps have opened their tour of South Africa on a winning note, beating South Africa A by 24 runs in Pietermaritzburg.

Court orders surgery for boy with cancer

Court orders surgery for boy with cancer

A 7-year-old boy at the centre of a Kiwi mum's court battle over his cancer treatment must undergo more surgery, a High Court judge in Britain has ruled.

Cricket: Mills bags 10-wicket haul

Cricket: Mills bags 10-wicket haul

Kyle Mills grabbed the second 10-wicket haul of his first-class career today to put Auckland in a prime position to claim an outright victory over Canterbury heading in to day four of their Plunket Shield match at the Eden Park Outer Oval.

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