When Harley McEwan's lawnmower stalled while mowing, he
instinctively used his hand to remove the sticks and grass
caught between the machine's cutter blade -- without stopping
The Whanganui District Health Board has extended its
condolences to the family of the toddler who died on the
grounds of Wanganui Hospital a week ago.
A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a collision
between his motorbike and a car in the Bay of Plenty today.
Firefighters were able to retrieve medals from the Auckland
home of a former weightlifting gold medallist after it was
badly damaged by fire last night.
Aucklander Paul Rose thought he had a bargain when he secured
a $4 return ticket from ManaBus to visit friends in
Whangarei, but what he got instead was a "coach trip from
Designers, a poet, a politician and our most famous living
soldier helped to inspire a group of Auckland teenagers in an
unusual creative workshop yesterday.
Tennis great Roger Federer will be following this year's
Rugby World Cup -- but he won't be supporting the All Blacks.
The Sardinian city of Cagliari will open the 2015-2016
America's Cup World Series, the regattas leading into the
35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf of
Cagliari surrounding the island's capital over 4-7 June 2015.
Fire Services in the Wairarapa and Manawatu battled two house
fires early this morning.
A gas leak led to the evacuation of a popular Auckland
Central eatery during the dinner rush last night.
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