Mystery over runaway's missing millions

Mystery over runaway's missing millions

Just what happened to the $3.7 million that Leo Gao transferred to overseas bank accounts is still not known, despite enquiries from three justices in the Court of Appeal.

Man arrested after AOS drama

Man arrested after AOS drama

A man has been taken into custody in relation to an Armed Offenders Squad callout in Albany on Auckland's North Shore this afternoon.

Fire ruins 1300 tonnes of seafood

Around 1300 tonnes of seafood may have to be destroyed after a fire at a cold store in Timaru yesterday.

Radio host 'abused position' in row with Queenstown bar

A radio host who threatened bar staff with bad publicity after being refused service, then used his show to bad-mouth the Queenstown business, has been told he abused his position.

Gilmore 'sent threatening texts'

Gilmore 'sent threatening texts'

Outgoing National MP Aaron Gilmore has apparently sent threatening text messages to a number of people after he decided to resign from Parliament.

NZQA probes 'commercial cheating'

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority is conducting an investigation into an alleged "commercial cheating service", where foreign students were reportedly able to pay for their assignments to be done online.

Truck driver injured in bridge crash

A man is in hospital after his light truck crashed through a bridge barrier and tumbled four metres on to a stream bank in the Hawkes Bay.

2000 places for Kiwis in Gallipoli ballot

The Government says up to 2000 places will be open to New Zealanders to attend Anzac day at Gallipoli for the 100th anniversary in 2015.

Dog shoot dispute prompts AOS callout

The armed offenders squad has intervened in a dispute between neighbours in Motueka after one of the parties shot a neighbour's dog this morning.

SkyCity deal 'licence to print money' - Labour

Labour and the Greens have slammed a deal announced for a new convention centre in Auckland today, saying the Government has handed SkyCity a licence to print money.

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