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Body found in Beach Haven creek

Manawatu Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man's body has been discovered in a creek by a member of the public in Beach Haven, Auckland, this afternoon. Police responded to the discovery on the North Shore around 3pm.

Child injured in quad bike accident

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
A police spokesman said it is understood the boy was one of two children who had been riding quad bikes at the property, before they collided.
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Greens links rankled with Jones

New Zealand Herald - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Shane Jones says the impact of his job on his health was concerning his friends and family. Photo / APN. Departing Labour MP Shane Jones' antipathy for the Green Party went so deep he once told Labour's leadership he would not be a minister if he was ...
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Outrage as PM arrives at housing development launch

Māori Television - ‎9 hours ago‎
There were scenes of outrage as Prime Minister John Key arrived in the Hawke's Bay suburb of Maraenui today, launching the new housing development of state housing in the area, but it was a scene that nearly left the Prime Minister quite literally with egg ...
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New intelligence watchdog - ‎15 hours ago‎
Gwyn is deputy solicitor-general at Crown Law and was previously a partner at two law firms. She is a former deputy secretary for justice and acting solicitor-general and chief executive at Crown Law.
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Labour promises pensions to all vets

New Zealand Herald - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Veterans are only eligible for a pension at present if they are disabled. Photo / Alan Gibson. All war veterans would be eligible for a veteran's pension under a Labour government, leader David Cunliffe said yesterday.
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Lorck unrepentant over Cunliffe-slamming tweet

Newstalk ZB - ‎14 hours ago‎
Labour's recently selected Tukituki candidate says she has no intention of deleting her tweet which slams leader David Cunliffe as a bully.

Road rage before fatal crash

Auckland - ‎Apr 21, 2014‎
Police believe road rage might have been a factor in a fatal crash in West Auckland. Alofa Afaese, 40, of Helensville died after a collision in Kumeu at 7pm on Thursday last week.
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I'm the victim in assault, Marshall says

New Zealand Herald - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Former All Black Justin Marshall says he is not to blame for a late-night attack on him outside a Queenstown strip club. Tai Neilson (left) and Adam Kearns.
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Greens pitch internet rights bill

Newstalk ZB - ‎12 hours ago‎
Internet users have a chance to shape a potential law change governing their rights and freedoms online. Green MP Gareth Hughes is "crowd-sourcing" input into a bill, that would protect internet users from surveillance, along with their privacy and anonymity.
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Armed robbery at service station

Radio New Zealand - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police are seeking two people they say smashed their way into a service station and robbed the till. The hold-up happened at about 1.30am at the Mobil station on the Mount Wellington highway in south Auckland.
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MPs clash over sick Fijian

New Zealand Herald - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Fijian kidney patient Sanil Kumar is being forced to leave NZ today. Photo / Richard Robinson. Associate Immigration Minister Nikki Kaye says Labour is misleading the public on the case of a seriously ill Fijian migrant but she cannot respond because she ...
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'Suspicious' powder found in mail

Sunday Star Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
EMERGENCY RESPONSE: The Christchurch Mail Centre is evacuated after the discovery of a "suspicious white powder". Relevant offers.

Dying mother trapped in two-bedroom flat with four sons

New Zealand Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
South Auckland solo mother Uheina Kioa (left) at home with her four sons. (from left) Basim Kafoa, 13, Pita Kafoa, 17, Mike Kafoa, 11 and Hedi Kafoa, 15.

Teacher charged with committing indecent act

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
A former teacher at one of the country's top secondary schools has appeared in court charged with committing an indecent act at the school.
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Heavy rain for Mt Taranaki and the Tararua Range

Voxy - ‎8 hours ago‎
A front is moving onto the lower North Island on Thursday, bringing rain to Mt Taranaki and the Tararua Range. Friday morning, another front is expected to move onto the lower South Island, sweeping northwards to cross central New Zealand Friday night.
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Iwi fret about house delay - ‎14 hours ago‎
East Coast iwi Rongowhakaata is concerned the crown is reneging on a promise to return their meeting house. Te Hau ki Turanga is the oldest extant wharenui, being built in 1842 by Raharuhi Rukupo as a memorial to his tuakana, Tamati Waka Mangere, ...
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Truck and car collide

SunLive - ‎15 hours ago‎
UPDATE 1.35PM: Traffic travelling from Mount Maunganui to Tauranga is at a near-standstill after a truck and car collided this afternoon.

Kiwi firm cans Everest trip after deadly avalanche

New Zealand Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
Climbers descend Khumbu Icefall on their way back to Base Camo on Mount Everest. Photo / AP. Wanaka firm Adventure Consultants has cancelled its 2014 Everest expedition following Friday's fatal avalanche.
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Man serious after hit by car, rolled under bus

New Zealand Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
UPDATED 1.49pm: A man has been taken to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition after being hit by a car and rolling under a bus.