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Car crushed, power out as wild weather hits
Otago Daily Times
A man is in a critical condition after a tree crushed a car, and thousands of homes are without power after wild weather lashed Auckland overnight. The man was taken to hospital after a tree fell on his car on the city's Southern Motorway near Rosehill ...
Wild weather leaves more than 10000 Auckland homes without power
One person in critical condition as wild weather sweeps across Auckland
Tree crushes car carrying six in wild weather
Serious Fraud Office investigates iwi leader Roger Pikia
The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into a controversial iwi leader whose financial dealings have raised alarm within his tribe. The SFO confirmed it is investigating "matters related to Roger Pikia" but would not comment further ...
Radio New Zealand
Power cuts for thousands in North Island
Radio New Zealand
About 4000 homes in Taranaki and thousands more in Auckland face power cuts after strong winds and heavy rain across much of the country overnight. MetService said air pressure dropped by 3hPa between 3.30 and 4.30am in much of central and eastern ...
Thousands without power in Auckland as wild weather hits North Island
Rain everywhere, heavy in many areas, damaging severe gales in the centre
Eye on river levels due to weather alert
Kiwi gardening company defends 'Black Magic' product amid racism concerns
Associate Professor Camille Nakhid cautions companies from jumping straight on the defence when being called out for being racist. A Kiwi gardening company is defending one of its product logos, amid concerns the imagery is racist. Yates, which was ...
Germans boast the world's most powerful passports, NZ trails behind
Germans have maintained their spot at the top of the world's most powerful passport holders but New Zealanders also have something to celebrate. Germany has taken out the Passport Index ratings with visa-free access to 158 countries, with Sweden and ...
Search fails to find unknown person at Dunedin beach
The search for a person seen walking into the water in Dunedin on Friday morning was called off on Saturday. The person was described as of short-medium height, and was thought to have worn black or dark-coloured clothing. They were seen walking into ...
Brighton search called off
"No-one found following search of Brighton Beach"
Police launch search along Dunedin coast
Lover scammed of $28k
New Zealand Herald
A woman convicted of stealing $28,000 from her lover after concocting an elaborate scam involving multiple made-up people says her only regret is meeting her victim. Stacey Anne Webb was sentenced to 240 hours of community service when she appeared ...
'She's going to be immobile and exhausted' - son's desperate plea for help finding his missing mother
The son of missing Torbay woman Pat Wearn has posted a video on Facebook with a heart-wrenching plea to residents in the North Shore area to check their properties and businesses again. Mrs Wearn has Alzheimers disease, but is physically fit, he said.
Police continue to search for missing Auckland woman
Schools' 'BYOD' or 'Bring your own device' demands are a rising cost to parents
Back to school technology roundup. Bring Your Own device policies are getting implemented in schools, we look at three devices that could suit. The rise of BYOD, or "Bring your own device", demands by schools is taking a big "byte" out of household ...
Raw: Security guard dragged across car park while trying to stop shoplifters in South Auckland
Frightening footage has emerged of a security guard being dragged across a South Auckland grocery store car park after pursuing two female shoplifters. The security guard followed two women out of Countdown Mangere after they were seen stealing items ...
Security guard dragged by 4WD as he attempts to stop alleged shoplifters