A suspicious package has forced the closure of part of Queen
St in central Auckland this afternoon as the Defence Force
Maritime police are searching Wellington harbour for a cocker
spaniel missing at sea.
Neighbours of the P lab that exploded in a Mount Maunganui
home say it is "horrible" and "disturbing" to live near such
a dangerous place.
A man arrested last week as a result of a police search
connected with the murder investigation into George Taiaroa's
death has appeared in the Rotorua District Court.
Landowners are being offered help to fix damage caused by
heavy rainfall and flooding in Bay of Plenty this week.
A woman was found dead at the bottom of steps in Dunedin this
A highly manipulative fraudster who conned a former boyfriend
out of $80,000, wrecked his business and "destroyed his
life", has been jailed for four years today.
Julian Savea has made himself unavailable for the Hurricanes'
match against the Stormers in Palmerston North on Friday
A criminal who bashed and robbed a Whangarei liquor store
worker left a vital clue behind for police - his wallet.
A broking firm says a 10 per cent reduction in power prices
could be achieved through the current electricity market,
meaning an overhaul proposed by the Labour and Green Parties
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