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Aurora Australis lights up skies
Aurora Australis lights up skies

Photographers are capturing stunning shots of the Aurora Australis tonight.

Police seek sightings of missing man's car

Police searching for Michael McGrath seeking sightings of blue station wagon.

'She took our boy's innocence'

Whangarei mother supplied young teen with bong and a cellphone, and then seduced him.

Mystery bang shakes residents and pets

A massive bang at 3am on Sunday shocked people in Tauranga awake.

Judge challenges lawyer to rush hour test
Judge challenges lawyer to rush hour test

Lawyer told: Get from Auckland to Manukau in an hour or face the possibility of jail.

Labour to release fiscal package
Labour to release fiscal package

Little says party will take its time on spending plan, announcing it in a few weeks.

Four-car crash on suburban street
Four-car crash on suburban street

One person has been injured in a crash on Kohimarama Rd, Auckland.

Winston's pledge on Cathedral rebuild
Winston's pledge on Cathedral rebuild

The Government must pledge more money to the Cathedral rebuild, Winston Peters says.

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Reaction to Harbour Bridge lights
Reaction to Harbour Bridge lights

There's mixed reaction to lighting up Auckland's Harbour Bridge.

Could it be you? Lotto tickets re-checked

Thames locals queued up at the local Four Square before it opened, in wake of Lotto win.

Millions set aside to investigate pay

Tens of thousands of teachers and school staff could be owed holiday pay.

Man dies at King's College reunion dinner

A man has died during a reunion dinner at King's College in Auckland.

Forgotten toasties raze Matamata house
Forgotten toasties raze Matamata house

A Matamata house burnt down after a man forgot about his dinner and went to bed.

Andrew Dickens: Is Working for Families a sign of success or failure?

You can call it a failure, because it is proof that 1.3m families can't pay their way.

Teacher aides: higher pay, fewer hours?

Principals say school support staff hours may have to be cut if their wages are lifted.

Wanaka schools to get $19M funding boost

About $19 million will be invested in Wanaka's school network.

Talented young mum killed in collision

Weekend crash victim "had the biggest heart and was always the life of the party".

Father charged over river death of toddler
Father charged over river death of toddler

A man has been charged with the drowning deaths of a toddler and 66yo near Harihari.

Has cancer finally met its match?

Has cancer finally met its match? Jamie Morton goes inside the immunotherapy revolution.

Du Plessis-Allan: Whistleblowers are brave

COMMENT: Brave whistleblowers put their jobs and livelihoods on the line.

McIvor: Despicable to slaughter children

COMMENT: To target children at a concert has to be the most despicable form of terrorism.

Paul Little: Enough tips from Bennett

COMMENT: Tipping debate a distraction from serious issues such as P abuse.

Rodney Hide: Lord not meant for politics
Rodney Hide: Lord not meant for politics

COMMENT: By quitting the race, Rohan Lord proved he is not right for politics.

Four trucks burn in Takanini: suspicious

Four trucks are on fire in a South Auckland compound.

Serious crash after vehicle flees police

Two people were injured in a crash after a driver fled from police in Lower Hutt tonight.

video King tide flooding in Auckland

Auckland's Tamaki Drive was flooded tonight after a king tide.

Cops shoot hoops with Wainuiomata youth

A group of constables took some time to shoot hoops with Lower Hutt youth today.

Large slip traps Bay of Plenty residents
Large slip traps Bay of Plenty residents

A torrential downpour sent a torrent of sludge right across Chelmsford St in Kauri Point

Tamaki Drive open after king tide flood

Watch: A king tide caused surface flooding on a waterfront road in Auckland tonight.

Alleged aggravated robbers bailed

The group charged with the aggravated robbery of a South Auckland dairy have been bailed.

Vandals ransack school, leave swastika

They stole the Maori flag, damaged the pool area and made a swastika out of tyres.

Teen impaled on fence at MIT

A teen was impaled while attempting to climb a fence in Otara this afternoon.

Multiple car fire at Te Awamutu business
Multiple car fire at Te Awamutu business

Vehicles on fire at towing firm, emergency services responding.

One lucky Lotto winner from Thames

Lotto's jackpot was a whopping $27 million tonight.

Elderly woman attacked in her Porirua home

A raucous group of people arrived outside the elderly woman's house before the attack

Nearly 'wiped off the face of the earth'

An unsuspecting driver in Auckland was shocked to see a runaway truck bearing down on her.

Dunne: Sell cannabis on regulated market

Assoc. Health Minister believes tested class C drugs could be sold in shops.

video Aaron Brunet: Caged being
Aaron Brunet: Caged being

Masterchef winner Aaron Brunet and his daughter Ariana will be spending 40 hours in a cage along with…

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