A woman's been airlifted to hospital after she was run down by a flock of sheep.
The Woodville-Pahiatua Racing Club have hit on a winner, with their rural expo race day attracting 1500 people last week.
Elevated levels of mud-gas have been discovered at TAG Oil's Ngapaeruru-1 exploration well, 20km east of Dannevirke and the situation is encouraging, a company official says.
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A man sentenced to two months in prison begged a judge to keep him locked up for an extra day so he could pocket a $350 Winz grant. In the Masterton District Court this week, Darryl Leonard Connor, 37, pleaded guilty to two charges of breaching a protection order and one of receiving stolen property. Judge Tom Broadmore had decided to sentence Connor to two months' jail but changed his mind after a plea from Connor to impose an extra day, making him eligible for a Work and Income Steps to Freedom grant, at taxpayers' expense. Defence lawyer Virginia Pearson said Connor wanted to be eligible…
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