The process employed to try criminal cases in New Zealand should be continually discussed and debated, a leading University of Canterbury (UC) criminal law academic says.
The first multi-storey post-earthquake timber building using low-damage post-tensioned timber technology has opened in Christchurch.
Seven Generation Homes worth $350,000 each will be up for grabs for Chiefs fans who attend Chiefs Investec Super Rugby home games this season.
A busy Sunday afternoon for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.
The Prime Minister has this afternoon acknowledged the anguish families of New Zealanders Paul Weeks and Ximin Wang will be going through, as the wait for news of the missing flight stretches to almost two days.
Today at 12pm, The TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter was called to Hampton Downs race track where a 50 year old male racing car driver rolled his race car.
At about 11am on the 09/03/2014 emergency services were called to a single motorcycle crash on Te Wharau Road, Carterton.
The road was closed for the Cliffhanger Hillclimb event which sees riders take part in staggered time trials up the 6.9km hill road.
A 62 year old man has been freed from an underground cave in the Mt Arthur area of Kahurangi National Park.
Police search and rescue were alerted at 9pm on Saturday night that the experienced caver was stuck on the far side of a squeeze in a newly discovered cave on Mt Arthur.
Waikato Police would like to warn motorists that SH39 just south of Ngaruawahia is currently closed. Diversions are in place and will be for some time.
In the early hours of Sunday the 9th of March 2014, Cashmere Avenue School on Cashmere Avenue and Saint Benedicts School on Nicholson Road in Khandallah were the subject of Arsons where rubbish bins were set alight.
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