Armed men rob Rotorua BP station of cash and cigarettes
The BP staff held up at gunpoint remain "quite shaken" after the overnight robbery.Police are still looking for two men who robbed the Te Ngae Rd BP at 2am.A police media spokesman said the men were armed with a firearm and "made... More...
Grace Millane murder: Accused appears in Auckland District Court
A judge has addressed the grieving family of slain British backpacker Grace Millane, saying "your grief must be desperate".And the accused was labelled a "scumbag" by a person in the public gallery as he appeared before the court... More...
One of the last people to see British backpacker Grace Millane says she planned to visit the South I
One of the last people to see Grace Millane alive has spoken to the Herald exclusively about the young British backpacker's unfinished plans to explore the South Island.The police homicide inquiry into Millane's disappearance... More...
New Zealand 'still a safe place' for travellers despite Grace Millane's alleged murder - tourism chi
Tourism leaders have emphasised that New Zealand remains a safe place to travel, despite the alleged murder of Grace Millane.Youth Hostel Association New Zealand chief executive Mark Wells told Newstalk ZB the wide international... More...
Opposition leader Simon Bridges is not worried about the latest National Party leak
Opposition leader Simon Bridges says he is "unfazed" by the latest tranche of internal National Party information that has been leaked to media. Speaking to RNZ this morning, Bridges called the leaked details of party policies "minor... More...
The horrific memories return for Lesley Elliott as country digests Grace Millane's killing
Sophie Elliott's mother Lesley has joined the outcry of voices aghast at the needless killing of a British backpacker.Kiwis and travellers alike have hit social media saddened and now angry that Grace Millane's life was suddenly... More...
Judge tells family of murdered British packpacker Grace Millane 'your grief must be desperate'
A judge has addressed the grieving family of slain British backpacker Grace Millane, saying "your grief must be desperate".Judge Evangelos Thomas told Millane's family, "all of us hope justice for Grace is fair, swift and ultimately... More...
Skylines, sunsets and sunrises become a moving vigil for British backpacker Grace Millane
People all over the world have posted pictures of skylines, sunsets and sunrises as a sort of digital vigil for 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane.The hashtag #herlightourlove is being used to remember Millane and last... More...
Tauranga paraglider killed in Mount Maunganui crash named
Police have released the name of the person who died in a paragliding crash at Mount Maunganui on Friday.He was 48-year-old Richard Leslie Marriner from Tauranga. Marriner was paragliding from the summit of Mauao on Friday afternoon... More...
Auckland City Mission Christmas giving starts today at Eden Park and Papakura Marae
The Auckland City Mission starts giving out Christmas presents and food parcels from today- at sites around the region, rather than its usual venue in the central city.From Eden Park, to marae in South Auckland, the wider community... More...