New Zealanders are preparing for the worst as an oncoming polar blast threatens to cut power and make driving treacherous.
A Northland council worker has had bleach, or a similar chemical, thrown in his eyes during a roadside attack near Kerikeri.
Bob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford's factory in Detroit.
An elderly fisherman has been washed off rocks and drowned at Northland's Ninety Mile Beach.
The FIRST Union says the death of a man in Kerikeri after a head-on crash between to trucks highlights the safety issues affecting truck drivers.
Opportunistic young males are the main culprits behind a spate of break and enters in the Far North, police say.
One person is dead after two large trucks crashed head-on near Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands.
Police are looking for a man following an alleged attempted sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl in her home near Whangarei.
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