An explosion which rocked suburban Welcome Bay this afternoon
was allegedly caused by a man using explosives to build a
A fire that started in dry grass and sawdust in a Wanganui
yard was caused by embers from an earlier fire 200 metre away
in a Castlecliff scrap metal yard.
The city that shook and crumbled at 12.51pm on February 22,
2011 came to a respectful standstill today as the 185
Canterbury earthquake victims were remembered.
Huntly East miners are bracing themselves for more
redundancies as the Government scrambles to fix the financial
mess within Solid Energy, which one miner blamed on former
boss Don Elder.
Canterbury have beaten Auckland on the third morning of their
Plunket Shield cricket clash to consign the Aces to last
place in the competition.
A Tauranga accountant accused of siphoning $112,125 from her
adult son's trust account has won an interim bid to keep her
One of the men charged with the fiery death of Shalvin Prasad
can be named for the first time.
A Masterton man has appeared in court charged with
intentionally causing grievous bodily harm after another man
was hospitalised with three stab wounds to his buttocks.
A Go Bus driver who was carrying 19 Bethlehem College
students when he collided with a ute on State Highway 2 has
been convicted of careless driving and discharged.
The first software upgrade of the troubled Novopay system
will be rolled out this weekend.
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