Friday, 12 May 2017

Kate Rodger reviews Alien: Covenant

Image result for Alien: CovenantNearly 40 years after Ridley Scott released the first Alien movie he's at it again. Alien Covenant is out this week but will it thrill audiences like its predecessors? Entertainment Editor Kate Rodger spoke to Duncan Garner. 

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Man killed, crushed by truck in Helensville

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A man has died in west Auckland, after being crushed by a truck. Emergency services raced to the scene, just before 8am. Police say it appears a truck collapsed on the man while he was working on it.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Hammer used to threaten store worker

Image result for nz police car 2017Two men, one wielding a hammer, have robbed a store in Tauranga. Police are investigating the robbery at the Carlisle St Convenience store in Greerton at 2pm on Sunday, says Senior Sergeant Steven Shaw. The men threatened a staff member and fled on foot with cash and cigarettes. The staff member was not injured.

Friday, 5 May 2017

NZ wine exports to the US have hit a record high

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New Zealand wine exports to the USA have hit a record high, breaking the $500 million mark for the first time. The wine industry is fast advancing towards its goal of $2 billion worth of exports in 2020. NZ Winegrowers Global marking Director Chris Yorke spoke to Duncan Garner.

Monday, 1 May 2017

One dead in early morning Tirau house blaze

Image result for One dead in early morning Tirau house blazeA house has gone up in flames in south Waikato, killing one person. Emergency crews raced to the Little St, Tirau property around 3:30am on Monday. The single-storey home was engulfed in flames. Crews from Tirau, Putaruru, Matamata and Rotorua were called to help extinguish it. The investigators are at the scene.