Black Caps welcomed home
Our boys are back home. After a gruelling 6 week World Cup campaign, the Black Caps arrived at Auckland Airport.
Whānau take fight for cerebral palsy son’s rights to UN
A Māori family living in Australia is taking a complaint of racial discrimination to the United Nations. The Awatere family say their Australian born son who suffers from cerebral palsy, is being denied his basic rights.
Job losses as historic Mamaku Sawmill close
The historic Mamaku Sawmill has closed its doors. It’s been a vital source of livelihood for the town situated near Rotorua for 50 years. Twenty-five former employees are now seeking out new employment to support their families.
PM concedes govt needs to ‘work harder’ for support
Prime Minister John Key doesn’t think his support parties have gained more leverage out of National’s loss of the Northland seat. But he concedes they'll have to work harder to gain support to get controversial legislation through.
Homicide investigation launched into prisoner’s death
A homicide investigation has been launched after the death of a prisoner at Christchurch men's prison. Benton Marni Parata was taken off life support and died early this morning after sustaining serious injuries from an assault. A family spokesperson described the 44 year old as a man with a huge heart.
Moses Tupaea pleads guilty over racist rant on bus
Moses Tupaea, the man caught on video delivering a racist rant on a Wellington bus, appeared in court today. Mr Tupaea pleaded guilty to two charges of threatening to injure and offensive behaviour.
Video producer Jordan Cherrington captures the goods
Jordan Cherrington is quickly becoming one of the most sought after names on the New Zealand music scene with artists scrambling to get in line to have him produce their music videos. Raniera Harrison met the man behind the camera today.