A search is underway for a man missing after he went to set a
crayfish pot near Wellington yesterday.
A rubbish bag full of $500,000 buried in the backyard of a
major drug manufacturer was dug up under the cover of
darkness by an associate after the property was seized by
Learner and restricted drivers will no longer be able to put
off their graduation to a full licence after the Government
announced plans to set a five-year time limit.
A bakery manager called 911 - because he mistakenly thought
it was the right number - to alert emergency services to a
fire which gutted part of his business in Akaroa yesterday.
After a shaky start, David Ferrer's pursuit of a
third-straight and record fourth overall Auckland Men's Open
tennis title is back on track.
Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante is a possibility to
ease the pain of Ryan Nelsen's retirement after confirming
today he is switching allegiance from his native Australia.
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert has yet to hear from Ryan
Nelsen but remains hopeful his captain has not played his
last game in an All White shirt.
It paid to be in Alexandra last year - with almost the same
amount of rain falling there all year as Mount Taranaki
experienced in one day.
Four houses were believed destroyed, residents were evacuated
and firefighters treated for smoke inhalation as scrub fires
burnt out of control on Christchurch's south-western fringe
The body of an Australian tourist who went missing while
swimming in the Waikato River last night has been found.
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