Man charged with arson over North Canterbury tyre fire

A man has been arrested and charged with arson in relation to a large tyre fire in Amberly. Emergency services were called to the blaze on Racecourse Rd at about 3.10pm. A police spokesperson said they have arrested and charged

The life of the party: North Shore businessman Graeme Rutherford remembered after dying in tragic accident

Well-known North Shore businessman Graeme Rutherford has died tragically in an accident. His wife Debbie said he was a passionate family man and his son Tom called the death a “huge catastrophic loss”. In a death notice Rutherford’s family posted

Flooding possible for North and South Island later this week

Heavy rain forecast for central New Zealand later this week could result in flooding in parts of both the North and South Islands. Forecaster WeatherWatch.co.nz is warning places such as inland parts of the North Island, around inland Bay of