Judge 'glossed over' assault, Crown says in appeal over rugby player Losi Filipo's charge
A judge who granted a discharge without conviction to a Wellington rugby player for assualt did not "fully recognise the serious of his offending", the Crown says.
The police application to appeal Wellington player Losi Filipo's...
Teachers face serious misconduct charges
A teacher who formed an inappropriate relationship with a 10-year-old student, and another who accessed porn at school and blamed it on his son, are facing serious misconduct charges.
The two separate cases were heard by the Teachers'...
Wellywood set to meet Bollywood on Key visit to India
Bollywood could soon meet Wellywood with Sir Peter Jackson's Park Road Post Production considering offering courses to aspiring and established Indian film makers.
The Wellington company that helped make the Lord of the Rings and...
Three dead in Labour Weekend crashes
Three people have lost their lives in separate crashes on our roads this Labour Weekend, including a former female Maori detective.
Te Rauoriwa Daphne Pomare, 79, from Levin, died overnight on Sunday, after she was critically injured...
Labour Weekend road toll: Three dead on roads
The Labour Weekend road toll stands at three tonight.
Emergency crews are at a crash involving a car and motorcycle near Wallacetown, in Southland.
The accident happened at Underwood-Linds Bridge Rd just after 3pm.
Cat-in-cavity keeps firefighters busy
It wasn't quite the cat-up-a-tree cliche, but it was something near-enough that gave a Wellington fire crew a memorable call-out for the long weekend.
At around noon today, firefighters from Thorndon Fire Station responded to reports...