NZ@Noon: Man jailed for ex-flatmate attack

By -
Add a comment

A man is jailed after been found guilty of attacking an ex-flatmate, and a overheated meter box sparks an emergency call out. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A man has been jailed for four years after he was found guilty of breaking into his former flatmate's home, assaulting him, binding his legs with duct tape and threatening to kill him.

An overheated meter box was the subject of an emergency call out in Mount Maunganui overnight.

Rotorua's David Blackmore can now lay claim to being one of the few New Zealanders to swim the Gibraltar Strait.

A woman in her 40s has been airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital after being attacked by a dog.

The sorry state of dead and dying plane trees on Masterton District Council-owned land off Johnstone St on the town's east side has again raised the anger of ratepayers.

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 18 Jan 2017 07:03:06 Processing Time: 464ms