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Southland town cut off by flooding
Southland town cut off by flooding

A small Southland town has been completely cut off after this weekend's wild weather.

Dog theft and suspicious behaviour in Southland

Southern Police are warning residents to keep their pets safe after the theft of an American Bulldog and reports of suspicious…

Power-packed weather bomb arrives

Residents in parts of the country have been warned to brace for widespread flooding, slips and fast-rising rivers as the…

Picking up strangers from Cape Reinga to Bluff

When people see Naresh Kumar riding a tandem bike alone along Northland's roads they wonder if he's left a friend behind…

National

Bill English welcomed on to Ratana Pa Bill English welcomed on to Ratana Pa

Bill English's arrival this afternoonnwas uneventful…

Hamilton police close off part of CBD Hamilton police close off part of CBD

An area of Hamilton has been closed after police received…

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Get set for the wet: Front to hit NZ
Get set for the wet: Front to hit NZ

Residents in parts of the country have been warned to brace for widespread flooding, slips and fast-rising rivers as a power-packed…

Fire on southern sandspit out of control
Fire on southern sandspit out of control

A vegetation fire is burning out of control on a sandspit at the bottom of the South Island.

'Very young' person dies in truck crash
'Very young' person dies in truck crash

Fatal crash blocks stretch of Southland highway this morning.

Woman knocked over by sheep, flown to hospital
Woman knocked over by sheep, flown to hospital

A woman in her 70s has been flown to hospital after being knocked over by sheep.

Southland

Armed intruders fracture man's neck
Armed intruders fracture man's neck

Gun-toting home intruders left a man lying on his lawn with a fractured neck in an attack that traumatised…

Wanted teen gives cops the thumbs up

A 17-year-old's quick reply to police drew plenty of attention of Facebook.

Threat of rockfalls force SH1 closure near Kaikoura

Bad weather and the risk of rockfalls has forced the closure of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura.

Surf's up after showery day

Big swells predicted to surge up the eastern side of New Zealand from Kaikoura to north of Mahia Peninsula

Arrest following Gore assault
Arrest following Gore assault

A Gore man has been arrested following an assault on Thursday evening.

Rain set to dampen New Year spirits

The MetService is forecasting rain for much of New Zealand today, perhaps ruining plans for post-party barbecues and sunbathing…

2 seriously hurt in Southland crash

Two people are being flown to hospital after a Southland car crash.

Warm, wet, wild: 2016's extreme weather

There was a record downpour in Auckland, a tornado in Taranaki and "quake lights" above Wellington. Oh, and 2016 was likely…

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