Armed Man Shot in Motueka

Police have shot an armed man in the South Island township of Motueka, whom they say pointed a firearm at them. The dust had barely settled on yesterday’s massive manhunt in the North Island, when New Zealand police were required to deal with another armed offender this afternoon. The man was critically injured in Wharepapa…

German Tourist Beaten, Mugged in Nelson

  There’s been another tourist attack in New Zealand, this time in Nelson. From an article in Stuff.co.nz we learn: A German tourist was kicked, punched and robbed by two men in Nelson early today. The 29-year-old man told police he was approached by a man in Rutherford St about 3am. He was then attacked…