A Southland father tried to save his son after reversing his ute over him.
A toddler walked up to 1 kilometre before falling into a pond and drowning, a coroner's court was told.
Dunedin manufacturing firm Donaghys is to lay off almost half its staff, blaming a weak economy.
The Riverton Coastguard towed a boat with three people on board to safety after it broke down yesterday.
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Police say crime is down in the Southland, Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago districts.
Experts and first-timers alike should enjoy ideal track conditions at the final round of the Winter Series on Sunday.
The Employment Relations Authority in Christchurch recently issued a determination that clearly reiterated the rules around 90-day trial periods and how employers can become victims of trying to rely on this particular piece of legislation.
We have had several questions recently about what an employer has to pay an employee who takes a day's leave, be it annual leave, public holiday, alternative day, sick leave or bereavement leave.
The saying "one good turn deserves another" is well illustrated in this photograph.
Shortly before she died, New Zealand and the world came to know Vivian Waller. Or rather, to know of her.
Lambs and daffodils? It must be spring.
REVIEW: Fans of NZ's best-loved entertainers expecting a Topp show will have gone home happy at the opening night of the Grand Ole Topp'ry tour.
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