Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as
the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to
The Government has ordered the fast-tracking of a threat
management plan for the endangered New Zealand sea lion,
following a worryingly low pup count at their biggest
International scammers are using scantily clad women as bait
to entice Kiwi men into "compromising positions" during
online video chat sessions - and then blackmailing them.
Labour leader David Cunliffe has had another hiccup with
trusts - this time for failing to disclose an investment one
until soon after MP David Shearer was caught not declaring a
US bank account in the MPs' register of financial interests.
If Adam Hill gets trampled at the bottom of a ruck tomorrow
night it will probably seem like a tickle compared to his
former exploits as a bull rider.
After five months out of the national side, it's no wonder
Andy Hayward is itching for action when New Zealand play
their three-test series against Japan next week.
English-born defender Shaun Timmins is set to sign an injury
replacement contract with the Wellington Phoenix as coach
Ernie Merrick tries to juggle a bulging injury list.
The 47-year-old mother who drowned near Mahia last weekend
attempting to save her son has been named as Suzanne Faye
A West Coast man who sparked a search and rescue by diving
into a swiftly flowing river to evade arrest has been ordered
to pay $1400 towards the cost of the search.
A cliff has collapsed at Lyttelton as stormy weather -
described by the council as a one-in-a-century event -
continues to batter the region.
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