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Quakes rattle Southland, Masterton
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…

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.

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View: How we all get to work View: How we all get to work

An interactive map reveals the change in commuting…

Rare surgery fixes toddler's jaw Rare surgery fixes toddler's jaw

Every morning, Angela Bhandari's surgeon used a special…

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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.

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 weekend after officers…

Southland

Wintry blast's surprise visit
Wintry blast's surprise visit

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

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

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…

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…

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…

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