A 37-year-old man received significant head injuries last
weekend during what Christchurch police describe as a "road
Police investigating the brutal bashing of a 71-year-old
Kawerau woman have looked into social media rumours as they
narrow down their hunt for the attacker.
Firefighters are battling a large scrub fire in West Melton -
the latest in a spate of fires in Canterbury in the last 24
Marina Erakovic will take on world No 40 Alize Cornet in the
first round of the Australian Open, with the reward for the
winner a likely meeting with former world No 1 Venus Williams
in the second round.
A racing car thought to have been stolen by a ring of car
thieves in Wellington has surfaced; crashed and abandoned in
High speed is to blame for the death of a man killed when he
lost control of his car and rolled it into a paddock on a
Waikato road this morning, say police.
Two people will appear in court today charged with neglect of
four children aged between 4 years and 7 months.
All four adults riding a quadbike that crashed in Hawke's
Bay, leaving a 6-year-old girl seriously injured, could be
charged if they won't reveal who was driving, police say.
Auckland City skipper Ivan Vicelich is hopeful All Whites
legend Ryan Nelsen can remain available for New Zealand,
despite taking over as coach of MLS outfit Toronto FC.
Four people have been winched to safety after a fast-sinking
boat got into trouble off the coast of Dunedin.
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