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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

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

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

Missing boy: Car wreckage examined

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

National

Delays on Akl motorway following crash Delays on Akl motorway following crash

Updated The Northern Motorway is now open following a truck…

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Missing boy: Chopper recovers vehicle
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
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
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 was taken to Southland…

Southland

The Variety Bash diaries: Day six on the road
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…

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…

Still no sign of missing German tourist

Search teams have been deployed into Eastern Fiordland as the search continues for a missing German tourist.

Kayaker body found on beach
Kayaker body found on beach

The body of a kayaker has been found on a beach near the mouth of the Waiau River, Tuatapere.

German woman missing in Southland

A search is under way for a missing German woman in the Manapouri Hope Arm area in Southland.

Invercargill 'cat lady' finds homes for 22 cats

Most of the 25 cats owned by Invercargill woman Averil Gardiner have been rehomed to meet a court's deadline.

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.

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