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Northland Toddler To Be Buried Today

Auckland, Dec 30 NZPA - Family and friends will today bury 16-month-old Riley Justin Osborne, who was killed in Northland last week.

Wellington Westpac Rescue Helicopter Called To Injured Boaty In Marlborough Sounds

Wellington Westpac Rescue Helicopter Called To Injured Boaty In Marlborough Sounds

The Wellington Based Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to injured boaty in the Pelorous Sound today 29th Dec 2008 at approximately 2:30pm. The patient is a16 yr old male whom had dived off the boat and dislocated his shoulder.

Man Attacks Feilding Residents With Samurai Sword

Wellington, Dec 29 NZPA - A drunk man wielding a samurai sword rampaged down a street in Feilding attacking and abusing residents.

Baby-taking Accused Remanded For Further Report

Christchurch, Dec 29 NZPA - A woman charged over an alleged baby-snatching incident at St George's Hospital, Christchurch, has been remanded to a pre-depositions conference next month after the court received a psychiatric report on her fitness to plead.

Beast Of Blenheim To Stay Behind Bars

Wellington, Dec 29 NZPA - The man known as "The Beast of Blenheim" will stay in prison for at least another four years because he is too dangerous to be released before then, the Parole Board has decided.

The decision will be reviewed every six months, as required by law.

Pesticides Affect More Than What We Think!

29 DECEMBER 2008 - Once again the Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust is urging all butterfly gardeners to be careful when buying milkweed (swan plant) from garden centres.

Drink Driving - Wellington Area

29 December 2008 - The Area Commander of the Wellington Police, Inspector Kevin Riordan is advising motorists to take care on the road this Xmas period.

Baby Murder Accused Remanded

Wellington, Dec 29 NZPA- A 21-year-old beneficiary was granted interim name suppression and remanded in custody when he appeared in court today accused of murdering a Northland toddler.

Prices Fall Again At BP

Prices Fall Again At BP

The price of petrol and diesel fell again today with BP decreasing the price by a further 4 cents per litre.

Another Child Abuse Death - Same Factors

Another Child Abuse Death - Same Factors

28 December 2008 - Family First NZ says that the tragic child abuse death of 16-month old Northland boy Riley Osborne is more evidence of the key causes of child abuse which we are failing to acknowledge and tackle.