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Hunters lost in Mount Cook National Park

Hunters lost in Mount Cook National Park

A rescue helicopter has been scrambled to search for two hunters lost in the snow in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.

Stormy weather on the way

Stormy weather on the way

Heavy rain and severe gales are set to pound far greater swathes of the country than the thunderstorms which struck over the weekend.

Fire in apartment building

Dunedin firefighters are clearing a High St apartment building of smoke.

Body found in search for missing tourists

Body found in search for missing tourists

Searchers looking for two missing Canadian tourists whose campervan was swept over a Haast cliff in a landslide have found a body.

Slip-hit road reopens today

Slip-hit road reopens today

State Highway 6 between the Gates of Haast Bridge and Haast Pass Summit will reopen at 2pm.

Child killed by horse

A 3-year-old child has died after being kicked by a horse near Taihape.

Two more arrests over North Otago homicide

Two more arrests over North Otago homicide

Another two people have been arrested following the homicide of North Otago farm worker Justin McFarlane.

Southern route to West Coast to reopen on Friday

Southern route to West Coast to reopen on Friday

Traffic is expected be flowing in a single lane around a slip blocking State Highway 6 between the Gates of Haast Bridge and Haast Pass Summit by Friday.

Southern route to West Coast expected to re-open tomorrow

The southern route to the West Coast, which has been closed by a slip since Wednesday, is expected to reopen early tomorrow afternoon.

Kiwi refused entry to public bath due to moko

Kiwi refused entry to public bath due to moko

A Maori woman has reportedly been refused entry to a public bath in Japan because of her ta moko facial tattoo.