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Man, 51, in court accused of Marcus Tucker's murder

The Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
A man is accused of murdering Marcus Tucker the day before his burnt body was found, while a woman 20 years his junior allegedly hid evidence.

Pair plead guilty to Taupo boy's manslaughter - ‎9 minutes ago‎
A man and woman charged with the murder of a Taupo toddler have plead guilty to lesser charges of his manslaughter. Tania Shailer, 26 and David William Haerewa, 43, were due to stand trial for the murder of Moko Sayviah Rangitoheriri, 3, this month ...
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Sallies say more people need help

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
A near 50 per cent increase in families receiving food parcels from Hawke's Bay's biggest non-government emergency provider seems to be just a drop in the bucket compared with the demand.
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Mother and daughter's miracle survival: 'She's the reason why I'm alive right now'

New Zealand Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
An American woman lost in the bush for four freezing nights with her mother says she was so close to death she became delusional, losing all feeling in her legs and arms, as well as her sight and hearing.
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Serious assault in Invercargill - ‎22 hours ago‎
A 47-year-old man is in hospital in serious condition after an alleged assault in Invercargill early on Sunday. Police are investigating the incident, which occurred at about midnight outside Tillermans Bar in Don St in Invercargill's city centre.
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Glider pilot still critical after Tauranga Airport crash

TVNZ - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The pilot involved in yesterday's glider crash at Tauranga Airport has been flown to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.
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Chopper crash victim had baby son

Otago Daily Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Southland man killed in a helicopter crash near the Lindis Pass at the weekend left behind a 5-week-old son. Passenger Liam Edwards (32), of Otautau, was found dead at the crash site about 1km east of Lindis Pass Rd by Otago Rural Helicopters at ...
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Stabbing: 'What is this place coming to?'

Otago Daily Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The stabbing of a 21-year-old man in central Dunedin early yesterday has left the man who rushed to his aid questioning the state of his city.
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New Zealand Excellence Awards for Indian students announced

Voxy - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today announced a new university scholarship initiative for Indian students.
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Police try to trace 111 fault

Radio New Zealand - ‎5 hours ago‎
Police are trying find out why their main 111 system went down for two hours in the early hours of Sunday morning. no caption. Photo: 123rf.
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Woman killed in Upper Hutt crash was driver's grandmother - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police say a woman passenger killed in a two-car collision in Upper Hutt was not wearing a seatbelt, and the driver was her grandson.
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An Anzac service far from home

Nelson Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
As the sun rose over Ghana, a sombre Last Post played to mark this year's Anzac Day. With rows of white graves behind them two Ghanaian soldiers played the piece to an audience of New Zealanders, Australians, Turks, Ghanaians as well as members of ...
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Fishing changes: Foreign vessels yet to re-flag with Government

New Zealand Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
Nine foreign charter fishing vessels have so far opted not to fish in New Zealand waters rather than meet new rules requiring them to re-flag to New Zealand under new rules which kick in today.
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Elderly man assaulted in home invasion

New Zealand Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police are asking anyone who saw a man in his late teens acting suspiciously in or around the Longlands Road area this morning to contact them.
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Key to lobby French PM over free trade deal during NZ visit

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister John Key is expected to push for a free-trade agreement with the European Union and advocate for Helen Clark to become secretary-general of the UN when he talks with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.

Be a winner: Sniff out detector dog names beginning with G

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Working biosecurity beagle Aria gave birth to the three boys and three girls in March. They are collectively called G-litter. They will undergo intensive training to work at ports and airports where they will sniff out food, plants and other items that ...
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Sadness for woman hit by bus

New Zealand Herald - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Te Ngae Rd residents have spoken of hearing a bang before rushing outside and seeing the "horrific" aftermath of a woman being struck and killed by a bus.

Transgender woman can pursue dismissal claim

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
A transgender woman who claims she was forced out of her job at an Auckland barbershop has been cleared to pursue her claim of unjustified dismissal in the Employment Relations Authority.

Weather forecast: Stay indoors

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
A severe weather warning is in place as the risk of thunderstorms hover over Fiordland and the Westland ranges. Photo / MetService.