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Oamaru man shaken by 'despicable' burglary

Oamaru man shaken by 'despicable' burglary

Oamaru police are appealing for help following the 'despicable' burglary of a 94-year-old man's home early this morning.

Haast crash victim named

Haast crash victim named

Police have today released the name of the man who died after crashing his trike on SH6 east of Haast on Wednesday.

Land slip hits Picton home

Residents of a Picton house escaped injury today when a landslip hit their home and broke through a wall.

Motorcyclist killed near Haast

Motorcyclist killed near Haast

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on SH 6, south of Haast on the Haast Pass Highway.

Car rolls south of Balclutha

Car rolls south of Balclutha

Traffic has been reduced to a single lane on State Highway 1, about 12km south of Balclutha at Kaihiku, after a crash this afternoon.

First aid exercise at Shotover Jet

Shotover Jet staff will undergo first aid training at their base in Queenstown this evening. 

Fatal crash near Tirau

Fatal crash near Tirau

A motorist has been killed in a collision with a truck in Waikato this afternoon.

Guilty plea over theft of car with baby in back

Guilty plea over theft of car with baby in back

The man who this week abandoned an 11-month-old boy alone on the side of a Southland highway after finding him in the car he had just stolen, pleaded guilty to six charges when he appeared in the Invercargill District Court today.

Video: Can the Volts beat Northern Districts in Hamilton?

Video: Can the Volts beat Northern Districts in Hamilton?

Paul Dwyer reviews the Otago Volts' loss to Northern Districts in Dunedin on Saturday with Aaron Redmond and Ian Butler, and they look ahead to the match against the Knights in Hamilton on Friday.

Elderly couple in hospital after 'disgusting' attack

Elderly couple in hospital after 'disgusting' attack

An attack that left an elderly couple in hospital last night has been labelled "disgusting" by their neighbours in South Auckland.