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Farm to pay $152k for man's death
Farm to pay $152k for man's death

A Southland farmer has been ordered to pay $152,000 in fines and reparations after a worker on his farm was crushed to death…

Skull fractured in 'senseless' attack

A 26-year-old man suffered a fractured skull in a "senseless" unprovoked attack in Invercargill over the weekend.

Aircraft used to find car going 186kmh

Police enlisted air support to track a car allegedly travelling at speeds of up to 186km/h during the weekend after officers…

Wintry blast's surprise visit

Ferries were cancelled, roads were closed and thousands were without power in Auckland as a wintry blast blew through yesterday…

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Alleged present thief to spend Christmas behind bars Alleged present thief to spend Christmas behind bars

A man who allegedly burgled an Auckland home and took…

Fire Service worker awarded $5250 after unjustified warning for bullying Fire Service worker awarded $5250 after unjustified warning for bullying

A senior Fire Service staff member has been awarded…

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Fire breaks out at freezing works
Fire breaks out at freezing works

A fire has broken out at a freezing works operation in Mataura.

Man found dead next to jet boat
Man found dead next to jet boat

A search had been mounted last night after the boat was reported missing on the Waiau River in Western Southland.

Police dog bit innocent man relieving himself in carpark
Police dog bit innocent man relieving himself in carpark

A police dog handler whose animal bit a suspected criminal, who turned out to be an innocent man relieving himself in a…

Driver killed in power pole crash named
Driver killed in power pole crash named

A 24-year-old man who died after his car hit a lamp post in Southland early yesterday morning has been named. He was Stefan…

Southland

Driver dead after car hits lamp post
Driver dead after car hits lamp post

A man has died after his car hit a lamp post in Southland this morning. Police spokesman Mike McRandle…

Southland Stadium designer expelled

The designer of the Southland Stadium, the roof of which collapsed under heavy snow in 2010, has been expelled from the…

Big 1080 poison drop gets nod

More 1080 poison will drop from the sky this year to stop a pest plague of "Biblical proportions", but anti-poison activists…

Tourist too cautious on one-way bridge before fatal crash

A Canadian tourist who was being careful to keep his rental van to the left when he approached a Southland bridge steered…

'Cat lady' named after appeal ends
'Cat lady' named after appeal ends

The Invercargill woman charged with keeping too many cats on her city property can be now be named.

Ire over 'joke' sentence for hunter

Angry friends and relatives of a young Southland hunter walked out of court when it became apparent the man who mistook…

Man dies after car and truck collide

A 65-year-old man has died after a car and a truck collided in Southland today. The crash happened near the Oyster Factory…

Man seriously injures hand in hay feeder

A man suffered serious injuries when his hand was caught in a hay feeder in rural Southland this morning. Fire appliances…

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