Boys pull unconscious driver from submerged ute

Two Canterbury teenagers are being hailed as heroes after they pulled an unconscious driver from a submerged ute in Lincoln last night.

Telecom to continue with roaming rate changes

Telecom says the threat of regulation on roaming charges will not change its plans for more changes to rates for its customers travelling overseas.

Ridge to give evidence in Dominion Finance trial

Ridge to give evidence in Dominion Finance trial

Evidence from former All Black and Warriors' captain Matthew Ridge will be presented in the trial of three men associated with the collapsed firm Dominion Finance.

Spam attack 'worse than admitted'

Spam attack 'worse than admitted'

The YahooXtra email service is the victim of two separate, but potentially related "malicious" attacks, Telecom has said.

Woman charged with murdering husband

A woman has appeared in court this morning charged with murdering her husband.

Murder trial delayed

A High Court murder trial involving two teenagers and a man accused of killing Polish man Roman Skorek in Rotorua's Kuirau Park has been put off until July.

Man dies after domestic incident

A Napier woman is due to appear in the Napier District Court today charged with assault after the death of a man in the city early this morning.

Ex-MP says boat people deal 'a tragedy'

Former immigration minister Aussie Malcolm says New Zealand's reputation abroad will be damaged by accepting refugees from Australia's asylum centres.

Subcontractor wins fight to get back its gear

The screech and hammer of tools returned to a Mainzeal construction site yesterday - but only as subcontractors were finally allowed to remove their equipment.

Knife held at man's throat after he tried to help

Knife held at man's throat after he tried to help

Rod Dickinson says he's unlikely to repeat the random act of kindness he showed to a complete stranger who returned the favour by putting a knife to his throat before calmly telling him he would kill him.

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