Austistic man died after carer left house

A support worker did not take proper care of a 20-year-old autistic man who died in a house fire, says health agency.

Missing boy's mother files legal action

9:47pm The mother of missing schoolboy Mike Zhao-Beckenridge takes legal action to find if her son is a beneficiary of his estranged stepfather's house in Queenstown.

Tourist attacks rare but damaging

9:47pm "New Zealand has a reputation as a safe place for tourists. This type of offending erodes that reputation."

Rest home rebuked over flu death

9:27pm Mid Canterbury rest home criticised following 96-year-old resident's death.

'Heated' party before Morris death

Woman describes drunken party just before a fight broke out and Connor Morris was killed with a sickle.

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