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21 days to get rid of 22 cats
21 days to get rid of 22 cats

'The time has come for reality to sink in,' said a judge as he ordered an Invercargill woman to dispose of 22 of cats.

Drowned boatie's motor too powerful

A novice boatie died in a cold Southland lake after the boat's powerful outboard motor broke free, leaving a hole in the…

Invercargill 'cat lady' denies charges

An Invercargill woman went to great lengths to hide her face yesterday during a court hearing over the 25 cats she keeps…

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
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
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
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
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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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

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
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…

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