Otago Daily Times: National News

Slip closes highway near Napier

State Highway 2 was closed overnight after extensive rain caused a slip.

Driver trapped after Opotiki truck crash

Driver trapped after Opotiki truck crash

A truck driver has been rescued after being trapped when his 18-wheeler rolled in the Bay of Plenty early this morning.

Teacher admits indecent assaults

A former Havelock North school teacher has pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting his female students.

Charles John Michael Harter, 63, was a music, mathematics and drama teacher who taught students from his home studio, and also taught music and drama at a local primary school.

Murder accused in court

A man accused of murdering a woman in Switzerland in 2000 made a brief appearance in Auckland District Court this afternoon.

The 42-year-old man, originally from Sri Lanka, was granted continued name suppression by Judge Barry Gibson until a bail hearing on September 24.

Armed callout in Rotorua

Armed Rotorua police have been called to the Koutu area after a dispute involving a rifle.

Liquor licence expected for Wellington sevens

Organisers of the Wellington Sevens remain supremely confident they will be granted a special licence to sell alcohol at next year's event, which also features an enhanced entertainment package.

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