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Man charged over Palmerston baby assault

Man charged over Palmerston baby assault

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged over the serious assault of a two-month-old baby in Palmerston.

Harry joins haka at army base

Harry joins haka at army base

Prince Harry touched down at Linton Army Base in Palmerston North this afternoon and took part in the military haka.

'Mini tornado' tears through New Plymouth

'Mini tornado' tears through New Plymouth

A "mini tornado" has ripped through a small town north of New Plymouth this morning.

Paddon wins Rally of Otago

Paddon wins Rally of Otago

New Zealand World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon has taken a stunning victory in the Otago Rally.

Suspicious house fire in Dunedin

Suspicious house fire in Dunedin

Police are investigating after a fire caused significant damage to a Dunedin house early this morning.

Assault victim in critical condition

Assault victim in critical condition

A man assaulted in Wanaka early yesterday remains in a critical condition in Dunedin Hospital.

Ten dead in horror weekend on roads

Ten dead in horror weekend on roads

The deaths of 10 people on New Zealand roads this weekend, including in a pair of triple-fatality crashes, have been lamented by police as a "preventable tragedy".

Woman hit by car in Dunedin

Woman hit by car in Dunedin

A woman hit by a car in Brockville last night is in a serious but stable condition in Dunedin Hospital.

Rugby: Force break losing streak

The Western Force have snapped a 10-match losing streak, upsetting defending Super rugby champions New South Wales Waratahs 18-11 at Perth Oval.

Horror day on NZ roads

Horror day on NZ roads

It has been a dark day on New Zealand roads, with three fatal crashes claiming at least five lives.