Serial rapist and burglar Lawrence Kanohi dies after nearly 30 years in prison

Lawrence Te-Iwi-Toa Kanohi, one of Christchurch’s worst serial rapists and burglars, has died. Photo / Star News One of Christchurch’s worst serial robbers and burglars has died. But some of his victims just wish he had never been born. Lawrence Te-Iwi-Toa Kanohi was in his late 70s when he died earlier this month. He was … Read more

Hamilton mum finds out second daughter has the same rare, fatal condition that claimed the life of her first

Grace Jessop has the same rare genetic condition that her late sister Anita Annan had. Photo / Mike Scott A Hamilton mum has already bought a plot at a cemetery for her little girl – her second child born with a rare, terminal genetic condition that claimed the life of her firstborn. Lisa Jessop is … Read more

501 appeal: Cory Bishop didn’t know he wasn’t Australian until he was told to leave

More than 2500 people have been deported from Australia to New Zealand as 501s. Photo / Supplied A 46-year-old who was born in New Zealand but moved to Australia at the age of 1 has won a legal battle to stay in the only homeland he’s ever known, despite efforts over the past two years … Read more

Has Sky regained its monopoly? How much did Spark lose? A Q&A on the rise and fall of Spark Sport

Spark Sport secured rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, in an attempt to gain subscribers. Photo / AP Spark Sport was born on March 14, 2019, and it will officially shuffle off this mortal coil on July 1, 2023 as its production and content shifts to TVNZ. The telco will take a $52m hit … Read more

Baby born on the side of the road, hit head after hospital told mother to go home

A first-time mum is traumatized after she was forced to give birth to her baby on the side of a busy road. Photo / Sylvie Whinray A first-time mum is traumatized after she was forced to give birth to her baby on the side of a busy road and he hit his head as he … Read more