Jacqui Dixon had seven hours to pack, wave goodbye and depart for a disaster zone.
A couple with "front row seats" say it was impossible to tell if armed man shot first.
Nicky Stevens' family plans to raise concerns with mental health minister Peter Dunne.
Victim was knocked out before screaming and scaring off her attacker.
The NZ Transport Agency warns of delays on SH1 over the coming weeks.
Squabbling developers have asked for hearing on a controversial subdivision to be suspended.
Woman scoops toddlers from bath and flees fire as washing machine explodes into flames.
A man is in critical condition after being stabbed early this morning.
Canterbury and Waikato-Hauraki farmers were the big winners at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards in Auckland, taking out the Sharemilker-Equity Farmer of the Year, Farm Manager of the Year and Dairy Trainee of the Year titles, Gerald Piddock reports.
NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners ahead of the game in driving profitability on farms, during a forecast period of low milk payouts.
Dave Rennie's team will have a few days off in their bye week before preparing for must-win showdown with the Hurricanes.
Hamilton Wanderers squandered a chance to stay clear at the top of the Northern League Premier Division on Sunday.
OPINION: Justice is a harsh thing sometimes. Never is it harsher than when crime meets the ultimate punishment, as it did this week in Indonesia.
OPINION: It’s that time of year when grown men play dress ups with loaded guns.
One Cambridge woman knows more about reforming her health and fitness levels than most.
Purring pussies of every colour and size, both long and short haired, will be putting their best paw forward at Ngaruawahia's first cat show.