The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has delayed a
review of land zoning decisions on the Port Hills above
Christchurch for a second time.
New Zealanders are three times as likely to think the world
is getting worse than that it's getting better, a new survey
A former Whangarei businessman on trial for drug dealing said
he hid his methamphetamine addiction from his family and
friends out of embarrassment.
The hunt is on for four police impostors who have been
stopping cars in Northland and questioning motorists about
the amount of cash they are carrying.
New Zealander Simon van Velthooven has claimed a silver medal
in the kilo time trial at the UCI Track Cycling World
Championships in Belarus this morning.
A large scrub fire in a Wellington suburb which threatened up
to 30 houses and forced the evacuation of up to 70 residents
was under control this morning.
A 51-year-old man killed when his ute crashed into a tree
north of Turangi last night was not wearing a seatbelt,
Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has named a forward pack laced
with experience for his side's season-opening Super Rugby
game against the Blues at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on
Crews aboard an anti-whaling protest ship in the Southern
Ocean have escaped injury but are struggling to mend
"significant damage'' to their vessel after it was rammed by
A woman serving a life sentence for killing a 17-month-old
girl and poisoning another child has been granted parole.
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