An English tourist attacked by a teenager while walking on
Waiheke Island yesterday had been in the country only a few
days, police say.
Prime Minister John Key mounted a strong defence of Education
Minister Hekia Parata today in a speech during annual Ratana
A young man who posed as a police officer at a massage
parlour while his friend helped himself to the contents of
people's handbags has escaped a prison sentence.
A farmer has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries
after his quad bike rolled more than 20 metres down a bank in
Haast residents fear a slip on a sheer cliff face nears
Knights Point is threatening State Highway 6, and they have
appealed to the New Zealand Transport Agency to act now
before the road collapses.
A man arrested in connection with a New Year's Day death in
Auckland has had his charged upgraded to murder.
Police have launched a homicide inquiry into the
disappearance of missing man Amandeep Singh and say they are
looking for his body.
The Auditor-General has announced it is monitoring problems
with the Novopay system; however, it is not investigating the
Ministry of Education's payroll system at this stage.
Eating more fruit and vegetables may make young people
calmer, happier and more energetic in their daily life, new
research from the University of Otago suggests.
What seemed highly unlikely a few days ago is now a distinct
possibility and New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum
says they are determined to end their tour of South Africa on
a high note and secure an unprecedented 3-0 one-day
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