North Harbour Stadium Unscathed By Tornado

There were sighs of relief all round when it was confirmed this morning that the North Harbour Stadium was undamaged by yesterday’s violent tornado. The stadium, which is just metres from the Albany shopping mall “escaped unscathed” said the stadium’s chief exec. Craig Goodall. North Harbour is to host the France v. Japan, Australia v.…

Czech Tourist, Jan Fakotor, Stabbed In Motueka – updated

Another foreign tourist has been attacked in his room at a backpackers whilst holidaying in New Zealand. Jan Fakotor, from the Czech Republic was attacked by a New Zealand man, described as “an odd ginger man in spectacles”. An American back packer, Matt Sullivan, saw the attack on his room mate at the Hat Trick…