A verbal row that had festered for two years on Facebook
escalated to physical violence, with one of two female
protagonists biting the breast of the other when they finally
met, a court has been told.
Coroner Ian Smith has urged mental health services in
Wairarapa to use the experiences of a Masterton woman who
lost her son to suicide last year.
Searchers have found the body of Nelson woman Ann Sheridan in
dense bushland near the city.
A home has collapsed as firefighters battled a large blaze
threatening neighbouring properties in Thames early this
All Black captain Richie McCaw is fit and ready to enter what
he regards as the two toughest challenges of the year for his
team and a true test of what it's capable of.
A teenager with major facial injuries has been cut from a
crashed car and rushed to hospital in a critical condition
It looks increasingly likely All Blacks second five-eighths
Ma'a Nonu won't play for the Blues next season.
New Zealand motor racing ace Scott Dixon may soon be starring
in a reality television show with his wife and other motor
racing glamour couples.
If the Warriors' head office in Penrose was the Vatican,
those inside would be setting the fireplace about now.
Star five-eighths Daniel Carter has rebuffed offers to direct
the Blues backline next year.
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