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Couple flee house as couch catches fire
Couple flee house as couch catches fire

The fire was put out soon after fire crews arrived and the elderly Southland couple was treated at the scene.

Toddler death: Babysitter prime suspect

Karen De Luna is the police's prime suspect in the death of Southland toddler Bea Daleon, who died after her skull was fractured…

Couple's desperate plea after losing four babies

Southland couple who have lost four babies - each about 20 weeks after conception - are appealing to find a woman willing…

Ngapuhi leader admits kereru lie

Ngapuhi leader Sonny Tau has admitted concocting a story with his daughter's partner about who shot five protected wood…

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Social worker in Moko case speaks out Social worker in Moko case speaks out

Updated The social worker in the horrific case of abused toddler…

Claim: Beneficiaries asked to pay back money from Ministry error Claim: Beneficiaries asked to pay back money from Ministry error

Beneficiaries are being asked to pay for a major welfare…

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Man killed in chopper crash named
Man killed in chopper crash named

The man killed in yesterday's helicopter crash in the Lindis Pass area has been named.

Meatworks justified for dismissal
Meatworks justified for dismissal

Employers at a Southland meatworks have been vindicated for firing an employee who punched a colleague in the face.

12yo breaks leg after piggyback ride
12yo breaks leg after piggyback ride

A 12-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg when a piggyback from his father went awry.

Salford school principal wins costs dispute
Salford school principal wins costs dispute

A former Southland principal has won another victory over the school commissioner who unjustifiably sacked her.

Southland

Fuel tanker rolls in Southland
Fuel tanker rolls in Southland

A fuel tanker driver escaped without major injuries after his vehicle rolled in Southland this morning…

Southland river searched for missing man

Neil Stirling is believed to be missing at Glenham after his vehicle was found near the Mokoreta River, about 5km southeast…

Tree may have killed crash victims

Two women who died as a result of a crash in Fiordland on Friday may have been killed by a falling tree.

Passenger survived fatal crash into river

Investigators won't say why it took seven hours for the survivor of a fatal Southland crash to contact police.

130km/h winds batter airport
130km/h winds batter airport

Flights have been delayed or cancelled in and out of Wellington airport today as strong winds batter…

Man killed in goldmine accident named

Police have released the name of the man who died in a work accident at a goldmine in Southland last night.

Another free pub lease up for grabs

If you missed out on the free lease of Stanley's Hotel at Macraes, don't worry ... the owner of the Garston Hotel in Northern…

Police name man killed in Southland crash

Police have released the name of a man killed in a crash in Southland over the weekend.

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