Man charged with murder in Mt Cook, Wellington, appears in court

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman’s body was found in a Wellington apartment. The 42-year-old briefly appeared in the Hutt Valley District Court this morning, charged with murdering Kaye Elizabeth Bernadette Harrison. Her body

Covid 19 coronavirus: Grand Millennium worker with virus wasn’t vaccinated, 7 new cases in managed isolation

The latest MIQ worker who tested positive for Covid-19 wasn’t vaccinated, director general of Health Ashley Bloomfield said. It comes amid revelations that 20 per cent of border staff have yet to get the jab protecting them against coronavirus. Bloomfield

Person dies at popular Whangārei Heads beach

Tragedy has unfolded at a popular Whangārei Heads surf beach with the discovery of a man’s body in the water earlier this afternoon. Northland Police Senior Sergeant Shane Turner said a man of European descent and around 65-years-old was found

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