Police review cold case homicide investigation on the 40 year anniversary of 1980 rape and murder of Alicia O’Reilly in Auckland

Auckland detectives are re-investigating the senseless rape and murder of a six-year-old girl on the 40th anniversary of her death. Alicia O’Reilly was found dead in her own bed on … Read More

Rotorua policewoman Melissa-Mae Ruru, champion boxer Tyson Sykes found guilty of cheating justice system

She was a Rotorua police detective with national sporting prowess, he was an Olympic boxing hopeful and good friend. But together Detective Constable Melissa-Mae Ruru, 35, and Tyson Sykes, 32, … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Wage subsidy extended as businesses brace for ‘extraordinary’ lockdown disruption

Finance Minister Grant Robertson will work through details of a plan to extend the wage subsidy scheme after the Government announced the continuation of current Covid-19 lockdown settings for at … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern – NZ to maintain current lockdown settings for 12 more days

New Zealand will maintain its current lockdown settings for 12 more days. That would mean the current settings will be in place for 14 days – or one full incubation … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Doctor stood down from duties after patient tests positive in Manukau

A doctor has been stood down from duties after coming into contact with a patient who later tested positive for Covid-19, the Herald understands. It’s understood the junior doctor was … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Calls for compassion for family at centre of virus outbreak

Kiwis are being urged to show greater compassion to the family at the centre of the latest Covid-19 outbreak. Auckland councillor for the Manukau Ward Efeso Collins has been messaging … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: New Plymouth students, teachers isolating after Rotorua luge visit at same time as infected family

Students of a high school geography class have been sent home for the week after discovering they were at a tourist attraction at the same time as members of a … Read More