A South Waikato teacher accused of sexual abuse and supplying
drugs to a child at a Maori immersion school has pleaded
guilty to 11 charges.
The body of a man has been found by searchers on the
shoreline near Kaikoura after a boat capsized this morning.
A new report on the effects of oil pollution from the Rena's
grounding has shown few long-lasting impacts on Bay of Plenty
maritime habitats, but the environment has not yet returned
to its pre-Rena state.
Matthew Kinghorn ripped the heart out of a family "and
created a void that can never be filled" when he ran down a
woman jogger with the intention of sexually assaulting her, a
judge said today.
A second mysterious cash dump in Hikurangi has seen locals
again grabbing for $100, $50 and $20 notes swirling on the
breeze in the main street.
Otago's population has grown by more than 8600 since 2006,
this year's census has shown.
Two teens injured in separate crashes near Rotorua on
Saturday are still in critical conditions in Waikato
Hospital's intensive care unit.
No New Zealanders were on board a helicopter which crash
landed in Antarctica early yesterday morning, it has been
A "horrendous" sexual assault on a teenage girl in Hastings
has left neighbouring residents asking for increased security
and fearing further attacks.
Air New Zealand passengers can now check in online using
smartphones and tablets, and be notified instantly of a
change in their flight schedule.
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