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Homicide investigation launched into Whangarei death
Homicide investigation launched into Whangarei death

Northland Police have launched a homicide investigation following a violent incident which left a young man dead north of…

Quakes rattle Southland, Masterton

Both the North and South Islands have had a shaky start to the day, with a moderate quake in Southland and two light ones…

Elderly man rescued from house fire dies in hospital

An elderly Southland man who suffered burns to most of his body in a house fire on Friday night has died in hospital, police…

Woman dies after Southland campervan crash

A woman who was critically injured in a collision between a car and a campervan in Southland on Boxing Day has died. The…

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Motorcyclist killed in Hawke's Bay Motorcyclist killed in Hawke's Bay

A motorcyclist has died this afternoon after colliding…

Woman not to blame for friend's death Woman not to blame for friend's death

A woman who asked a depressed friend to leave so she…

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Man trapped between campervan and car
Man trapped between campervan and car

A man was trapped in a wreck for over an hour after a crash between a campervan and a car.

South Island fires keep emergency crews busy
South Island fires keep emergency crews busy

Fire crews around the South Island were kept busy with three large and a number of small fires overnight.

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
Skull fractured in 'senseless' attack

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

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Aircraft used to find car going 186kmh
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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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 said police attended…

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…

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