Otago Daily Times: National News

Murder charge laid over Northland death

A man has been charged with murder after the death of a 61-year-old man at a house north of Whangarei, in Northland, last night.

Cyclist hit by train killed

A cyclist has been killed in a collision with a freight train at a level crossing in Christchurch this morning.

Cyclone threat for NZ eases

Cyclone threat for NZ eases

A tropical cyclone forming in the Pacific is looking less likely to make a direct hit on New Zealand early next week, but dangerous beach conditions can be expected on the east coasts of the North Island, WeatherWatch warns.

Warning not to leave kids, pets in cars

Warning not to leave kids, pets in cars

More than 200 children and pets have been rescued from locked, hot vehicles over the past two months, prompting a warning lives are being put at risk.

Family First reignites smacking debate

Family First reignites smacking debate

Family First has reignited its calls for the anti-smacking law to be changed to allow light smacking, saying child abuse and welfare statistics show no improvement since the law was passed in 2007.

Kids invented to book out hut

Trampers have been criticised after 12 phantom children were booked into a North Island forest park hut to give three families exclusive use of the building.

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