Greymouth parents Heather and Dave Gunterare want answers as
to why their "perfectly healthy" 15-year-old son died after
having his appendix removed at Grey Base Hospital two weeks
The Government has rejected claims that a failure to
officially lodge a scathing report into the Erebus disaster
has resulted in New Zealand not meeting its international
aviation safety obligations.
A ward has been closed and visitors urged to stay away from
Hawke's Bay Hospital following a stomach bug outbreak.
Veteran broadcaster Paul Holmes is scaling back his work, to
spend more time at his Hawkes Bay property and "kicking back
For some in the New Zealand squad who toured Sri Lanka, the
afterglow of victory might be tempered by the fact their
places are under threat for next month's tour to South
A boatie was unable to pull his drunken friend to safety
after he fell overboard while urinating over the side of the
launch they were on in the Marlborough Sounds.
An Auckland mother who admitted driving under the influence
of methamphetamine and causing a crash that killed her
12-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 12 months of home
A Western Bay pair charged in relation to the gunpoint
hold-up of a female bar manager in Te Puke will defend the
allegations at trial in March.
Police have been cleared over the shooting of a man who
barricaded himself in a wardrobe with a loaded rifle during a
tense stand-off last year.
One man has died in a collision between a car and logging
truck in Northland.
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