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Teen Sex Offender's Attitude "Terrifying"

Teen Sex Offender's Attitude "Terrifying"

Christchurch, Feb 4 NZPA - A 17-year-old Black Power gangster with an attitude towards women described in court as "terrifying", has been jailed for five years for the rape of a 10-year-old girl.

Hudson Pleads Innocence During Sentencing

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - Stephen Hudson and his supporters continued to loudly protest his innocence as he was being sentenced in the High Court at Wellington today for murdering Palmerston North man Nicholas Pike.

Two Boats And A Car Seized As Holiday Fishers Ignore The Rules

Two boats and a car were seized during Ministry of Fisheries operations in the Auckland area over the Anniversary Day holiday weekend.

All Black's Garden To Promote Sustainable Design Practices

All Black halfback Andy Ellis and his mate Danny Kamo are back exhibiting at this year's Ellerslie International Flower Show but there will be no cricket, beers or barbecue in their garden.

Bloodied Bag Could Hold Vital Clues

The team of more than 40 Police investigating the murder of 39 year-old taxi driver Hiren Mohini in the early hours of Sunday, January 31, want to find the owner of a bag which was found near where he died and which has blood on it.

Ucol Council Decision Exposes Govt's Anti-democratic Streak

The decision by UCOL council last week to not guarantee a place on its future councils for either students or staff is the absurd but unsurprising consequence of recent anti-democratic government legislation, says TEU National president Dr Tom Ryan.

Survey Reveals Bay Of Islands' Marine Life

A survey of the Bay of Island's marine life and supporting ecosystems is making good progress, Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) said today.

Speeding Biker Faces Drugs Charges

Speeding Biker Faces Drugs Charges

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - A motorcyclist got more than a speeding ticket when he whizzed past a police highway patrol car near Feilding yesterday.

Survey Results Show Overwhelming Support For Lee Dam

More than 94 percent of people who responded to a survey about the proposed dam in the upper Lee Valley said they supported the dam being built. A large number also said they thought building the dam was urgent and should proceed as soon as possible.

Senior Doctors Brand Consultation Over Merger Flawed

3 February 2010