At 5:00pm this this afternoon the Life Flight Trust was responded to the Wairarapa Coast to a horse rider who had fallen off his horse.
Life Flight responded in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter with a Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedic on board.
The New Zealand Men’s U-17 side maintained their perfect record at the Oceania Football U-17 Championship on Monday but were made to work hard to do so, eventually seeing off a spirited New Caledonia challenge 5-4 at the JS Blatter Football Complex in Apia.
The first all-New Zealand team to take on the premier race at Bathurst - the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest 12 hour endurance motorsport event - will have their million dollar Ferrari on route to Australia by the end of the week.
New Zealand Christian Network director Glyn Carpenter is calling for people to pray and exercise understanding over the Sydney hostage incident.
Almost half of young New Zealanders admit to unauthorised streaming of TV programmes and almost a third indulge in unauthorised downloading of movies.
Federated Farmers has backed the strongly worded communiqu� issued from the Cairns Group Farm Leaders meeting in Saskatoon, Canada. The Federation's President, Bruce Wills, is in Canada as part of the Cairns Group of 19 major agricultural exporting countries.
Wellington, Jan 24 NZPA - Police today named the woman whose body was found burning beside a Waikato roadside and seeking her husband who skipped the country.
Canon's annual EYEcon competition has once again drawn three of New Zealand's most prominent photographers on board as mentors for the 2012 photographic competition.
Repeat doses of steroids given to premature babies before birth will not affect the long-term development of these babies.
Auckland, Nov 10 NZPA - A west Auckland man who allegedly chased his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend for 8km before the man being pursued crashed into a police station to get help has appeared in court.
The schedule has been finalised for this month’s visit of Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke to visit New Zealand, and the three-city trip will include important trips to both Wellington and Christchurch as the sport grows in this country outside of its known hub of Auckland.
Major League Baseball’s Road show, better known as Training with the Pros, is back in town for the fourth straight year, providing young ballplayers and coaches in Christchurch and Auckland with expert training from a number of current and former professional and Diamondblacks players.
A University of Canterbury physics graduate has set up a successful company, National Lighting, which is specialising in retrofitting LED lights for industrial buildings.
Wellington-based Grow Aotearoa is a new social enterprise working to help communities and neighbourhoods boost the amount of fresh food they grow for their households.
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Matthews has won the toss and the BLACKCAPS will bat first in the third ANZ One Day International v Sri Lanka, starting at Eden Park, Auckland this afternoon.
BLACKCAPS for third ANZ ODI v Sri Lanka
Brendon McCullum (c)
Not one bird of an endangered species has been found since an aerial drop of 1080 in the Kahurangi National Park which began in September, says New Zealand First.
A moist northwest flow covers southern New Zealand, with periods of heavy thundery rain expected until the flow turns southwest on Monday. The largest accumulations are expected in Fiordland, where a further 90mm could fall before midday Monday.
Fundamental research, carried out by the Riddet Institute's Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) members Professor Jim Mann and Dr Lisa Te Morenga, has given rise to new knowledge allowing food producers the opportunity to create scientifically-backed, high-value, nutritional products.
“Every year since the start of my career, when I'm flying out here to do a week of prep before this tournament, I’ve written my goals down on the back of my boarding pass…”