Auckland Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a 34-year-old man in Epsom this morning.
Police were called to a motel in Epsom just after 9.30am.
Rotorua swimmer David Boles claimed his debut win on the second day of the New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo.
Taranaki swimmer Charlotte Webby retained her honours in the New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo.
Webby claimed victory in the women’s 10km championship while Swimming New Zealand High Performance squad member Matthew Scott (Enterprise, Gisborne) took out the men’s title.
Police are asking residents of Wither Hills, Blenheim, to prepare for possible evacuations due to a vegetation fire near the river that runs parallel to Taylor Pass Road.
Police have set up the following cordons:
Wither and Taylor Pass Road intersection,
Simon Evans has won the opening race of the weekend at round three of the BNT NZ Touring Cars at Ruapuna this afternoon.
Statement from Counties Manukau South Area Prevention Manager acting Inspector Matt Hoyes:
St John staff were called to an address in Cross Street, Papakura yesterday evening at around 8pm to treat a 13-year-old boy who was in a serious condition after he came off a bicycle.
Residential property - particularly in Auckland - is in for another year of strong growth according to Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church.
While Friday the 13th has a reputation for being unlucky, the number 13 may not be as unlucky as it seems - last year’s 13 Powerball winners certainly don’t think so.
A French visual artist who has a penchant for Kiwiana, and whose work specialises in internet art, has been selected as the first recipient of Te Whare HÄra Wellington International Artist Residency for 2017.
New Zealand’s advocate for 'creepy crawlies', "the Bug Man" aka Ruud Kleinpaste has been confirmed as MC for the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower gala dinner at the ASB Arena on Wednesday the 15th of February.
It’s been done only twice before - a Ford Trophy three-peat. For back-to-back defending champions the Central Stags the challenge has been lit - and on Sunday they will start their campaign against the only team ever to have done it previously.
Statement from Detective Inspector Rob Jones, Eastern District
Police have commenced an investigation into the deaths of two occupants of a residential address in Waipukurau as a result of information provided to them by family members shortly before 9am this morning.
Health challenges were put on hold for a couple of young Wellington Children's Hospital patients as they took up an offer to join the Suzuki Swift Sport Cup race car series prior to their running at a meeting near Feilding recently.
Despite discussions between the DHBs and NZRDA over safer hours for resident doctors progressing during the last week, the strike planned for next week appears set to proceed.
Hawke's Bay Police located wanted gang member, Jeremy Daniel Mita in Napier this afternoon following a short pursuit.
Detective Sergeant Darren Pritchard said Mr Mita had been sought by Police after breaching his bail conditions.
Labour is calling for major retailers to do the right thing and put an end to the rort of gift card expiry dates, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood.
The West Coast District Health Boards wants to reassure patients that the Grey and Westport sexual health clinics continue to operate as usual.
The experienced Phillip Ryan and Charlotte Webby will face a barrage of young challengers at the New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo this weekend.
One of the world’s most powerful sports administrators is coming to New Zealand on a short visit next week.
David Haggerty the President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) will spend 24 hours in Auckland for meetings on his way to the 2017 Australian Open.
Canterbury have named their Men’s and Women’s sevens teams to contest the Bayleys National Sevens tournament in Rotorua this weekend.