Police say it is likely arrests will be made today in
connection to the death of a "harmless" Featherston man early
Police have criticised the "sheer stupidity" of three divers
without lifejackets, a radio, cellphones or an anchor who
needed rescuing after their inflatable boat drifted out to
Anthony Boric's unscheduled sabbatical, during which he had
surgery on his neck, worked at a "real job" and visited the
site of his family's Croatian origins, has inspired him in
his return to rugby.
Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill have failed to inspire as
a test opening partnership since resuming against India in
A teenager has died after being shot with an airgun he and
four friends were playing with while they were drinking at a
Manurewa home last night.
Just one fire crew remains on the ground today monitoring the
site of fires that have devastated parts of Canterbury.
David Ferrer has joined Australian great Roy Emerson as the
most successful player in the history of the Heineken Open.
A 7-year-old boy with a brain tumour has started radiotherapy
in Britain following a legal battle by his New Zealand mother
to prevent the treatment in favour of alternative methods.
A NASA astronaut has today tweeted out a picture of Mt
Taranaki as seen from the International Space Station.
Canterbury firefighters were on high alert and preparing for
the worst again last night after another frantic day battling
scrub fires in the tinder-dry region.
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