Several knives have been collected by police investigating
the murder of a holidaymaker at Waihi Beach early on New
A woman's body was being removed from the beach at Arkles Bay
on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula this morning.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested over the brutal attack
and rape of a woman in Nelson on New Year's Day.
Police are continuing to search for a man who exposed himself
and indecently assaulted a 5-year-old girl at Cooks Beach in
The weekend's scorching weather was near the hottest on
record in some parts of the South Island, according to
A small earthquake struck on the East Coast near Gisborne
Fire crews will continue to control a blaze in a remote
section of bush near Nelson this morning.
A farmer aged in his 40s is believed to have been killed in a
quad bike accident at Rakaia, near Ashburton, on Saturday
A 27-year-old Feilding man who drowned while swimming with
friends at Himatangi Beach was believed to be swimming
outside the flags.
Gisborne surfer Daniel Procter stormed back to the top of New
Zealand's longboarding ranks after claiming victory in the
first event on the Hyundai Tour today.
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