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Police warn of bogus demands for payment

Police are warning of bogus phone calls which demand payment to the energy company Nova Energy, with the caller threatening to cut off power if payment is not made.

Cricket: England brace for NZ test

Cricket: England brace for NZ test

With a new cricket director, coach and chairman, England return to the field of play in the first test against New Zealand on Thursday following an extraordinary period of upheaval.

Four sought after Dunedin robbery

Four sought after Dunedin robbery

Police have released CCTV images of four people involved in the aggravated robbery of a South Dunedin service station on Sunday.

Fire at Waimate store

Fire at Waimate store

More than 20 firefighters battled a blaze in a Waimate shop this morning.

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.