Otago batsman Hamish Rutherford and Northern Districts
bowler Tim Southee have been called into the New Zealand
squad for Wednesday's second ANZ one day international at
Napier's McLean Park.
Three quad-bike deaths in Northland in eight weeks will be
investigated by a coroner to check for common links that
could help prevent similar future fatalities.
Feb 18 - A man died while diving at an isolated Central
Hawke's Bay beach last night.
Prime Minister John Key is standing by his Education Minister
in the face of a poll which found a majority of voters think
she should have been dumped from Cabinet last month.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has criticised the
Ministry of Health for spending almost $2 million a year on
traditional Maori healing, which he says appears to be a
serious waste of taxpayer money.
New Zealand cricket teams have always prided themselves on
their fighting qualities.
New figures show a sharp rise in gambling problems linked to
Lotto, and health officials blame big jackpots.
A plea has gone out for drivers to be cautious at level
crossings after a teenager was killed and her 17-year-old
driver seriously injured when they collided with a commuter
A woman was killed and her 14-year-old son seriously injured
in a head-on crash in Bay of Plenty yesterday.
The 15-year-old passenger in a ute died today when the
vehicle collided with a train in Wairarapa.
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