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Baby drowns in pool

A 1-year-old child has drowned in a temporary backyard pool at a residential address in Manurewa today.

WINZ ram-raided, torched

A 60-year-old Blenheim man has been charged with arson and burglary after a Work and Income building was ram-raided and then set alight early this morning.


Man flown to hospital with sport injury

A 23-year-old man was flown to hospital today with a seriously injured ankle after hurting it playing sport. The Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was…


Where are real Xmas cards?

Handwritten Christmas cards will always stand out from the deluge of e-cards sent out these days, writes Debra Chantry.

Sealegs fined $8000, censured by NZX

Sealegs Corp, the amphibious vehicle maker, has been fined $8,000 and publicly censured by the New Zealand Markets Disciplinary Tribunal after failing to maintain the…



Plan for 14 units upsets quiet street

Residents of a quiet no-exit Meadowbank street where homes are worth up to $1.9 million are angry Housing New Zealand plans to "slap down" 14 units in their midst.

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Merry Xmas from Defence Force

Hear from the men and women from the New Zealand Defence forces serving around the world as they 'shout out' to their families and friends back home.



When in ... Mangawhai

They call it Magical Mangawhai, and with its beautiful beach, great food and proximity to Auckland we can see why.



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