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High Court jury finds Ahu Stanley Taylor guilty of the attempted murder of Kahu Vincent in Wanaka - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ahu Stanley Taylor intended to kill Kahu Vincent when he attacked him in Wanaka last year, a jury has found. The jury of seven men and five women took about four hours of deliberations on Friday to find Taylor, 39, guilty of attempted murder.
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Huge fire as Silverstream McDonald's burns - ‎5 hours ago‎
Assistant area commander Esitone Pauga speaks about the severe damage done to the Silverstream McDonald's after a fire in the roof engulfed the building.
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Sisters of girl in Palmerston North abduction 'screamed street down' for help - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police Area Commander Inspector Sarah Stewart holds a press conference asking for the public's help to find a man suspected of abduction.
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Seriously ill Christchurch Catholic bishop Barry Jones in palliative care

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Catholic Bishop of Christchurch Bishop Barry Jones is seriously ill and has been transferred to palliative care. Photo / GEOFF SLOAN.
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Insults fly as Beehive creaks back to life

Radio New Zealand - ‎13 hours ago‎
Power Play - The wheels of Parliament have creaked back into life, with MPs back in their seats chucking newly orchestrated insults at each other with glee.
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Ex-Wellington mayoral candidate Carl Gifford burnt in digger explosion - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rural fire fighters post fire clean-up after a digger exploded on a forest track near a Wellington mini-golf course on Thursday afternoon.
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'Mr Asia' lawyer Eb Leary farewelled

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hells Angels and high-flyers from business and law were at a packed farewell for "Mr Asia" lawyer Eb Leary in Auckland today.
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Fatal workplace incident in Christchurch

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
St John Ambulance were called to the scene just before 4pm, sending an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle. Photo / Greg Bowker.
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Toddler missing in Hamilton found

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
A 3-year-old boy who had gone missing in Hamilton has been found. File photo. A 3-year-old boy who had gone missing in Hamilton has been found.
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Affco must allow workers to return to day shifts, Employment Court rules

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Affco now has until February 23 to re-employ eligible workers in light of the judgment. Photo / Wanganui Chronicle. The Employment Court has ruled Affco must allow 200 Wairoa freezing workers to return to their jobs on the day shifts they would have ...
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Rawhiti School becomes one - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rawhiti School, which came from the merger of Central New Brighton, Freeville, and North New Brighton schools, was officially opened after a year in operation.
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Keeping an eye on tropical lows

Gisborne Herald - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A couple of tropical depressions don't make us the tristes tropiques *, but Metservice is keeping a weather eye as they move south.

Man shot in Kaitaia

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man is being treated for gunshot wounds after a suspected gang-related shooting in Kaitaia. The incident occurred early this morning, about 4.30am, on Archibald St. The 26-year-old victim, who is believed to be a Black Power member, was flown to ...
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Trio plead guilty to manslaughter of South Taranaki woman - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hawera man John Fairweather with a photo of him with wife Christine. She was killed in August 2014 while removing metal fencing which was blocking State Highway 3. Three Taranaki men have pleaded guilty to causing the death of a woman after they ...
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Battle to keep Hastings "GM-Free' heating up

All About Hawke's Bay - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Bruno Chambers (left) and Pure Hawke's Bay members Wendy Dowling and Scott Lawson and the billboards they are erecting to support Hastings District Council in its looming court battle against Federated Farmers.
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Man dead after boat capsizes on Patea bar in South Taranaki - ‎11 hours ago‎
The scene where a man died after being the boat he was on capsized on the Patea River bar. Taken by Taranaki Community Rescue Helciopter.
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Politician's appeal in boy racer's case 'surprise'

Radio New Zealand - ‎5 hours ago‎
Labour MP Trevor Mallard gave more than the usual type of support when he intervened on behalf of a boy racer who sped at 207km/h, the defendant's lawyer says.
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Fluoride decision reversed

SunLive - ‎10 hours ago‎
A decision made in January by the Whakatane District Council to stop adding fluoride to the Whakatane and Ohope water supplies has now been revoked.
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NZ urged to abandon Police pursuits, Collins refuses

Newstalk ZB - ‎8 hours ago‎
As well as the incident in West Auckland yesterday, three teenagers have died in pursuits so far this year. Australian road safety consultant John Lambert said New Zealand should consider following Tasmania, where pursuits have been replaced with lock ...

KPMG: Cyber security moving faster in public sector

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
The public sector is now leading the way in New Zealand cyber security - and private sector companies could learn some lessons, says cyber security expert Philip Whitmore.