Murderer and sex offender Phillip Smith swindled $26,700 in student living costs while in prison.
6:11am A truck and trailer believed to be carrying liquid nitrogen has crashed in Waikato.
A security guard says a taxi driver accused of rape said he didn't want his wife to find out what he'd done.
Half of Christchurch's school will see decile increases but only one in 10 Auckland schools will. Check your school's details here.