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Police hunting for runaway offender
Police hunting for runaway offender

Police are today still searching for a man who is on the run after cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet.

Kiwi town at risk of losing claim to fame

NZ's self-declared "sausage capital" is in danger of losing its claim to fame after its renowned high street butcher shut…

Uber offers small taster to South Island

Taxi company Uber says it has no plans to launch its services in Otago and Southland just yet - but that hasn't stopped…

Love of being involved can drain time

When Edendale, Southland, local Lois Heads had to decline involvement in another community service, she cried.

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Student stood down two days for upskirt photo Student stood down two days for upskirt photo

The Year 11 pupil at Francis Douglas Memorial College…

Season makes entrance with wet and wild blast Season makes entrance with wet and wild blast

Gale-force winds and heavy rain have heralded the…

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Police name woman in fatal farm accident
Police name woman in fatal farm accident

A young woman who died in a farm accident in Southland has been named by police. A family member found Rebecca Anne Cunningham…

Investigation into fatal farm accident
Investigation into fatal farm accident

Police and safety investigators are looking into a fatal farm accident in Southland.

'Major' slip closes scenic highway
'Major' slip closes scenic highway

A slip near the Otago-Southland boundary in the Catlins has closed the Southern Scenic Route between Papatowai and the Niagara-Tokanui…

Car smashes into power pole in Southland
Car smashes into power pole in Southland

One person is in serious condition and another has moderate injuries after the car they were in smashed into a power pole…

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Missing boy: Car wreckage examined
Missing boy: Car wreckage examined

Police say they still do not know whether bodies have been found in the car linked to missing Invercargill…

Missing boy: Chopper recovers vehicle

The vehicle linked to missing Invercargill boy Mike Zhao-Beckenridge has been extracted from the sea and loaded on to a…

Sharks defeat Jets in season opener

The Manawatu Jets have lost their first game of the 2015 Bartercard NBL season last night after coming up against the Southland…

Dunedin pilot stabbed in Te Anau bar

A Dunedin commercial pilot stabbed multiple times in a bathroom cubicle will make a full recovery, her mother says.

Woman stabbed at Fiordland bar
Woman stabbed at Fiordland bar

A young woman was stabbed at a Fiordland bar early this morning. Police said the 27-year-old woman…

The Variety Bash diaries: Day six on the road

Day five of the Variety Trillian Bash, and the teams split into three to visit six area schools as the crews head north…

Summer's long dry persists

Most of New Zealand remains drier than normal for this time of year, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research…

'Missing' tourist spots self on Facebook

A German tourist thought to be missing has come forward after spotting a photograph of herself on Facebook and contacting…

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