A Dannevirke resident lay beside a seriously-injured motorcyclist after he crashed his bike overnight.
Heavy seas are delaying the entry to Tauranga of a ship banned from Australia over welfare breaches.
Police are investigating a suspicious fire at New Plymouth's abandoned Barrett Street Hospital.
Blogger Cameron Slater denies being responsible for Judith Collins' downfall, saying his email stating "Collins is gunning for [SFO boss] Feeley" wasn't a lie but "embellishing is a good word".
A Wellington poet who locked a woman in his shop and raped her has been jailed.
Even before Judith's quitting today, there's been no shortage of hot water for National MPs and their allies to get into.
A Cambridge primary school has put optional sunglasses on the uniform list.
A former St John volunteer is questioning whether it should be run as a charity given lives depended on it.
Farmers need to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to new technologies targeted at making it easier to do business.