A patient at Whangarei Hospital's mental health unit has been
arrested for allegedly assaulting a nurse and stealing a car
from the hospital.
A rescue helicopter was this morning attempting to reach a
tramper who became lost and disoriented in poor weather in
Marlborough yesterday afternoon.
Campervan tourists spend close to $500 million a year here,
with Australians the biggest spenders.
Auckland City's journey at the FIFA Club World Cup is over,
after they were beaten 1-0 by J-League champions Sanfreece
Hiroshima in Yokohama last night.
The sky was grey and damp in the morning, and that was
supposed to be about the worst of it. In Auckland, the
forecast was for "periods of rain ... clearing in the
afternoon" with "freshening" northwesterlies.
On paper, and even player for player, it looks like a
desperately one-sided contest.
It's been an unsightly week for New Zealand cricket.
Terrified west Auckland residents ducked for cover as a
series of violent tornadoes ripped through their
neighbourhoods this afternoon leaving a trail of death and
RSA triple-killing survivor Susan Couch will be paid $300,000
All Black and Blues stalwart Keven Mealamu has decided to
extend his leave from rugby for several weeks and will now
start his Super Rugby season in March.
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