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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 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…

Still no sign of missing German tourist

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

National

Double triumph for Peters Double triumph for Peters

It surely does not get much better than this for Winston…

Another setback to Dotcom Another setback to Dotcom

A United States court has delivered another legal…

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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
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
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
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.

Southland

Drowned boatie's motor too powerful
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…

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

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…

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.

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.

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