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An environmentalist who burned down a lodge on a pristine conservation island has avoided a jail term. John Michael Scarlett, known as Will, was sentenced in the Auckland District Court today to nine months' home detention after previously admitting
There was a buoyant atmosphere at the Kaikoura Memorial Hall this morning as the forty-one national and international teams met up for the first time before the event gets underway on Saturday. This can be quite a nervous time for the newbie's and
Terence Charles Hendry's disappearance in The Press on July 18, 1991. Police investigating the mysterious disappearance of Christchurch man Terence Charles Hendry more than two decades ago still have no idea what happened to him. Detective Sergeant
Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 23° Min 16° Gales for Wellington and Wairarapa MetService, Fuseworks March 2, 2014, 7:58 pm A deep low forming east of Otago on Monday is expected to move northeast during Tuesday. A warning has now been issued for
While people in the small tourist town were wondering who had taken home the big one, a couple were trying to come to terms with how rich they had just become. "We checked our ticket on Wednesday night after a friend called and told us that the big
Estimates for the biggest crowds were Dunedin (600) Christchurch (500) and Kaikoura (350). Last year thousands also protested in dozens of locations on North Island beaches as Texan oil giant Anadarko was preparing to drill off the coast of Raglan.
Max 24° Min 17° Big Wednesday finds millionaire in Kaikoura Rachel Jackson-Lees, Newstalk ZB February 12, 2014, 9:57 pm Someone in Kaikoura is more than $8 million richer after winning Big Wednesday. The winning ticket was sold at Kaikoura New World,
A courier driver who needed to make a delivery to a house should have thought twice before parking his van on train tracks...The bizarre incident at Oaro, near Kaikoura, about 6.10pm on Wednesday came as train drivers are experiencing an alarming "
A Kaikoura artist has won an international art competition for an artwork influenced by the Canterbury earthquakes. Ruth Stirnimann's winning work, Earth Grid 4, was dedicated to Christchurch and is currently hanging in Rome's il Collezionista. The
Auckland [ change ] Rain Max 24° Min 18° Kaikoura artist wins Rome competition Julie Moffett, Newstalk ZB January 26, 2014, 10:01 am A Kaikoura artist has won an international art competition in Rome from a field of more than 1,000 other artists.