The death of a mobility scooter rider critically injured
after colliding with a truck in Katikati township has sparked
a call for riders to be licensed or for a warrant of fitness
test to be introduced.
Dairy farmers were given a taste of things to come when
Hokitika-based Westland Milk Products said it would cut its
forecast payout for 2014/15 by 40c a kg of milksolids to a
range of $5.00 to $5.40 a kg.
The 32-year-old female passenger and alleged drug mule
involved in a police pursuit that ended in a crash on
Yaldhurst Road in Canterbury on Monday has been released from
hospital and is being detained by police.