9:54am Man was three times over the alcohol limit and driving the wrong way up a motorway before falling asleep at the wheel.
8:31am Passenger in a car rear-ended and shunted into oncoming traffic dies. | Tourist killed in crash
8:35am A truck driver will be sentenced today after admitting he caused the death of a young cyclist.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a dairy with a stick in Tauranga.
The former Salford School principal may challenge an ERA decision that found she was not unjustifiably fired.
An elderly man who fell ill in a New Plymouth cafe was forced to wait 45 minutes for an ambulance.
As war within Labour rages on, fires appear to have been stoked by former-leader David Cunliffe's wife, Karen Price.