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Police apology after victim not dead
Police apology after victim not dead

NZ Police media have apologised to the family of a man they declared deceased but who had only suffered critical injuries…

Search for Luke Cochrane: Body found in waterway

The Police National Dive Squad taking part in the search located the body in a waterway in Whitianga, police confirmed in…

Newlyweds discover wedding photos stolen

Tauranga newlyweds Michael and Katie Julian have been left devastated after finding out burglars stole their wedding photos…

Corrections win appeal over sex offender

Corrections has won a last-minute appeal to extend its supervision of a child sex offender.

Hawke's Bay locals warn of fake tradies

Hawke's Bay residents are concerned potential criminals may be posing as tradies to try to enter their homes. A police…

Soper: Rugby union out of touch
Soper: Rugby union out of touch

COMMENT: Given all the rugby union claim to have learnt, they should be exemplars of good behaviour and doing what is right…

Christchurch drink driver imprisoned
Christchurch drink driver imprisoned

The Christchurch woman who ploughed into a couple while drink driving has been sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment…

Colin Craig trial: Williams 'exposed  Craig' says lawyer
Colin Craig trial: Williams 'exposed Craig' says lawyer

When Jordan Williams leaked Colin Craig's sexual harassment of his former press secretary, he didn't defame him but exposed…

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Unitary Plan on shaky ground
Unitary Plan on shaky ground

New zoning rules allowing for greater residential intensification could be put on hold, pending a legal…

Flooding in Auckland, Northland

Wild weather has caused streets and houses to flood in Auckland and Northland this afternoon.

Broad support for cycling on footpaths

A bid to allow children to cycle on the footpath legally is getting broad support.

Call for funds after Kiwi dies in Hawaii

Loved ones of a Kiwi woman have been left with a six-figure medical bill after she suffered a heart attack on a flight and…

video Watch NZH Focus: Interview with Auckland Mayoral Candidate Chloe Swarbrick
Watch NZH Focus: Interview with Auckland Mayoral Candidate Chloe Swarbrick

Join Tristram Clayton as he talks with Auckland Mayoral Candidate, Chloe Swarbrick

Hat found in search for Luke

Police searching for missing teenager Luke Cochrane in the Coromandel have cordoned off a street after finding a hat believed…

Three arrested in Trade Me car scam

Three Auckland men in their early twenties have been arrested for allegedly scamming Trade Me car sellers.

Crash near Wairoa Bridge causing delays

A car slipped down a bank near the Wairoa Bridge on SH2 this afternoon. A reporter at the scene said it appeared the one…

Craig trial: 'The letters speak for themselves' - lawyer

For Colin Craig to say Jordan Williams' didn't have a reputation to defame is totally untrue and unfair, says the lawyer…

Winning Lotto ticket almost binned
Winning Lotto ticket almost binned

A Westport family almost binned up a Lotto ticket worth $200,000 after the Westport News inadvertently…

Killed motorcyclist named

A motorcyclist killed in a crash at the intersection of Rehi Road and Whirinaki Valley Road, Ngakuru, south of Rotorua yesterday…

DOC land swap fight heads to Supreme Court

Progress on the Ruataniwha Dam has suffered another delay, as an appeal on a controversial land swap is taken to the Supreme…

Heavy rain warning comes after flooding

A heavy rain warning has been put in place for Gisborne and the Coromandel Peninsula.

Educators protest outside McClay's Rotorua office (+video)

About 100 educators stood united on the doorstep of Todd McClay's Rotorua office chanting, singing and waving bright yellow…

Man who died in resort's pool named
Man who died in resort's pool named

The man who drowned at Rotorua's Regal Palms Resort on Monday has been named. He was Samir Poorekhorsandi…

Police seek man who shone laser at plane

Man who says he didn't know it was illegal to shine a laser at a plane fails to appear in court.

video Watch NZH Focus: Barry Soper on Presidential Debate

Tristram Clayton talks to Barry Soper about yesterday's first US Presidential debate.

Truck and motorbike collide

A man is in a critical condition in Southland Hospital after a motorbike - possibly a farm bike - and a truck collided on…

Watch: Landing a plane on its belly

A "warbird" plane has landed safely at Ardmore Airport after spending more than an hour flying in circles to burn fuel.

Pair had sex after alleged attack
Pair had sex after alleged attack

Witness says defendant was in cabin as he and alleged attack victim had sex on a Navy ship.

video Body found in Whitianga search

Inspector John Kelly addresses the media as searchers looking for missing teenager Luke Cochrane find a body. The Police…

Driver, blind victim embrace at court

A bus driver and the blind woman he knocked over have shared an unlikely embrace outside court.

video Watch NZH Focus: ASB Classic announces Serena Williams

ASB announces Serena Williams as headline star for next year's ASB Tennis Classic.

NZ@Noon: Rotorua Marae keen to house homeless

One Rotorua marae is looking to open its doors to the homeless, but others in the community aren't so sure about the idea…

Police officer injured by fleeing suspect
Police officer injured by fleeing suspect

A police officer was injured in Lower Hutt early today while trying to stop an alleged offender fleeing…

Cameron praises new Governor-General

Hollywood royalty has turned out to see Dame Patsy Reddy walk the red carpet and be sworn in as the Queen's representative…

Not guilty plea in baby assault case

A Canterbury man who allegedly assaulted a 3-month old baby has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

After hockey: What Gemma is doing now

Black Sticks star Gemma Flynn has been stepping off the hockey field and into schools to help kids get active.

Candidate complaint goes to police

A complaint against a candidate for Auckland Council has been referred to police.

Divers scour waterways in search for Luke
Divers scour waterways in search for Luke

Police divers are still scouring a section of waterway opposite the Whitianga Fire Station for any clues…

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Opinion

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Donald Trump a 'petulant little boy' Donald Trump a 'petulant little boy'

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A large area of low pressure across much of New Zealand is bringing in plenty of low cloud, drizzle and downpours. Winds…

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