Investigations continue into fatal police shooting in Thames
An investigation will continue today into the police shooting of a Thames man in an armed stand-off with police on Saturday. Vaughan Te Moananui (33) died in hospital after he was shot by police who claim they found him at his home waving a gun. The Independent Police Conduct Authority is investigating.
Support worker fears returning to work following attack
Worker safety is paramount. That's the message from a support worker at Affinity's Mental Health Services after being attacked by a high-risk client. Weeks on, Mattie Te Heuheu is still suffering the effects of the attack, and she claims she’s received little support from her employer.
Labour’s Māori caucus calls on iwi leaders’ support for meat workers
Labour’s Māori caucus have sent an open letter to iwi leaders around the country asking them to support Talleys meat workers in their employment negotiations. They are asking the group to take on a collective approach to help affected workers.
Whānau go into battle with daughter’s cancer
A better life, and arguably, more money is the dream many Māori families have chased across the ditch over the years, and the Kameta-Wharepapa family from Rotorua were no different. But now, they face one of the most painful realities imaginable.
Nelson police seek sightings of car that held body
Nelson police are still looking for clues about a body found inside a burnt out car yesterday. The car was fully ablaze when it was found 30 metres over a bank, off a highway on the Whangamoa Saddle.
Woman’s attacker could have facial injuries, says police
Rotorua police are appealing for any information relating to an attack on a woman in her 30s who fought off her attacker in what is thought to be an attempted sexual assault. The attack happened on Saturday night leaving the woman very shaken.
League: Kiwis savour sweetness at Suncorp
After being postponed on Friday night due to adverse weather conditions in Brisbane, the Kiwis convincingly beat the Kangaroos last night at Suncorp Stadium, 26-12. The victory creates a proud chapter for NZ rugby league history.
Rugby: Kahui dispels concern over AB players’ Super 15 form
There are concerns that poor form from some NZ teams in the Super 15 competition this year will affect the All Blacks’ world cup defence campaign. But former All Black Richard Kahui says nothing could be further from the truth.