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Trade Me bans sale of pugs, British bulldogs and French bulldogs - New Zealand Herald

Trade Me has announced that it is banning the sale of pugs, British bulldogs and French bulldogs from March. The ban extends to crossbreeds as well as purebreds, but they can still be listed for adoption on Trade Me. Trade Me policy and compliance team ...

Husband describes relief after wife makes her way home from night lost in bush - Stuff.co.nz

Even before the last of her torch light ran out, Kerry Scott knew she was in trouble. The 55-year-old woman from Eastbourne in Lower Hutt had gone for a late-night walk on the Mackenzie Track near Days Bay, behind her house, on Tuesday night. But it ...

Christchurch GP Rakesh Chawdhry found guilty of 12 sex offences against patients - The Press

Rakesh Kumar Chawdhry, 62, has been found guilty of multiple charges of indecent assault and one of sexual violation. A Christchurch doctor has been found guilty of 12 sex offences against patients as police investigate further sexual misconduct claims ...

Home and Away actress dies after life support turned off - Radio New Zealand

Former Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has died in hospital, three weeks after a crash in New South Wales that claimed the life of her family members. Jessica Falkholt died three weeks after a crash that killed her parents and sister. Photo: www ...

How hard was that NCEA Level 1 Maths exam? - Stuff.co.nz

While students glow or wallow in the wake of learning their exam results on Tuesday morning, the NZQA has released the provisional results of the tricky NCEA Level 1 exam that left some students and teachers "angry and frustrated". As students emptied ...

Ferries cancelled, deluges forecast, road 'ice' danger as weather starts to pack up - New Zealand Herald

Auckland is about to be deluged by a tropical "atmospheric river" with rain to start saturating the city for 24 hours from dawn tomorrow. Storm clouds are looming as the latest spell of bad weather fuelled from the tropics bears down on the country ...

Suspicious item cleared at Auckland Airport - Otago Daily Times

A Police spokeswoman said the package has been examined by Defence Force staff and there are no longer any safety concerns. An airport police officer at the scene told Fairfax the item was identified as a cigarette lighter in the form of a hand grenade ...

Inexperience flying solo likely cause of fatal glider crash, CAA says - Stuff.co.nz

It was the first time Katikati's Gavin Harvey had piloted a single-seater glider on his own. It was also his last. On May 1, 2016 Harvey lost control of his glider while he was coming in to land at Tauranga airport. He had aborted his first landing and ...

Two arrested after police uncover meth lab - Radio New Zealand

Two people have been arrested after police discovered a clandestine lab in Auckland this morning. The scene at the Invermay Avenue property. The scene near the Invermay Avenue property. Photo: Supplied to RNZ. Police said they searched two addresses in ...

Person dead in Northland crash - New Zealand Herald

Police are at the scene of a fatal crash on Mangakahia Rd, near Nukutawhiti in Northland. A police spokesman said a vehicle had crashed and the driver had died at the scene.There was no one else in the vehicle. Emergency services were called to the ...