The pool at Bainesse school in rural Manawatu sits empty and unused, drained to fight a bush blaze.
A 32-year-old man is in a critical condition after falling down a cliff on the Pisa range this morning.
Australia has sent one of its most horrific murderers back to NZ to serve her parole.
Dear old NZ First. While the rest of Parliament took a long holiday, there they were, shouting into the summer news void.