Police 'dismayed' and 'frustrated as horror 2017 road toll continues to rise - TVNZ

Police have been left feeling "dismayed, really disappointed" and "frustrated" as the death toll on New Zealand roads continue to climb following a deadly 24 hours across the country. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00 ...

Three stabbed in Hamilton fight - New Zealand Herald

Three people were hospitalised after being stabbed during a fight in Hamilton during the early hours of this morning. Detective Sergeant Andre Kavanagh said the stabbings occurred during a fight between two groups outside a bar on Hood St about 1.30am.

Three people killed by trains in horror day on NZ roads - New Zealand Herald

The deaths were among eight people killed and 12 injured - two critically - within nine hours on New Zealand roads yesterday. A person was killed by a train in Hornby, near Christchurch, about 9.30pm yesterday. The pedestrian was hit by the train near ...

Drownings will increase if lifeguards don't get more funding, Surf Life Saving warns - Stuff.co.nz

Volunteers have kept beaches save for decades, but say services could be impacted if funding isn't increased (file photo). There will be deadly consequences if lifeguards do not receive more funding, Surf Life Saving New Zealand northern region says.

Wind and rain coming to the south - NZCity

Wintry conditions are predicted in the South Island on Tuesday and Wednesday after a run of summery weather. 4 November 2017. A storm predicted to sweep up the South Island and the lower North Island on Tuesday may do some damage, MetService ...

Hamilton fraudster sentenced to four years, 11 months in jail - Waikato Times

A serial fraudster who swindled a total of $269,000 from dozens of unwitting people and companies has been jailed for four years and 11 months. Matthew John Young, 45, appeared for sentence on Friday in the Hamilton District Court on 13 charges, ...

'Let Auckland spread out': Twyford wants to drop urban boundary - New Zealand Herald

Phil Twyford wants to let houses, like these new homes at Beachlands, spread beyond the city's regulated boundaries. Photo / File. Simon Collins. By: Simon Collins. Education reporter, NZ Herald. simon.collins@nzherald.co.nz. Share via email Share on ...

Audrey Young: Collins' stocks rise with Nationals - New Zealand Herald

The past week has been one of mixed success for the new Opposition and Government. While Jacinda Ardern's Government was swamped with briefings from officials and media interviews on plans ahead, Bill English's National team has been downsizing its ...

Mystery man broadcasts pig grunts and abuse over police radio - Stuff.co.nz

A mystery man who's been broadcasting pig grunts and abuse over police radios in the lower North Island may have a radio himself. A police portable radio went missing in Ohakune, in the Central police district, in 2016, according to information ...

Public outcry in Christchurch after children were injured during a firworks display - TVNZ

Last night, six people were taken to Christchurch Hospital with injuries after a fireworks display at a central city church. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream ...