What was planned to be a silly joke has landed a young man in hot water.
A 34-year old father of three has been convicted and sentenced to 12-months’ probation supervision for assaulting a female.
Young mothers can be problematic but Punanga Tauturu Inc says they should not be punished for their mistakes in raising their children.
A government scheme would allow insurers to work together in a natural disaster to help Cooks rebuild. Losirene Lacanivalu and Jonathan Milne report.
Two young men who broke into the Coco Putt restaurant and stole $3,335 worth of alcohol have been sentenced to 12 months’ probation.
Former triathlete Melanie Wilson has once again avoided entering a plea to $11,000 in misappropriation charges as the Justice of the Peace grants another adjournment.
The grounded fishing boat MV Wairau has been dragged across the lagoon onto the beach at Rutaki.