Otago Daily Times: National News

Auckland school in lock-down

A rescue chopper has landed on the grounds of an Auckland primary school which is in lock-down as a police operation is carried out in the area this morning.

Windfall for schools

Principals say it's "party time" in many Auckland schools because the city's housing shortage has bumped about half the region's schools down the decile ratings -- winning them extra state funding.

Fatal crash near Massey University

Police were at the scene of a fatal car crash in Palmerston North this morning.

Truck driver has lucky escape

A driver was lucky to escape serious injury when his truck flipped and landed upside-down on top of a rock wall on the wrong side of the road yesterday.

Search resumes for missing boatie

A search has resumed this morning for a man missing on Lake Rotorua after a boat he was in sank yesterday evening.

Theft charge over One Tree Hill pine's remains

Theft charge over One Tree Hill pine's remains

The story of the Monterey pine that stood on Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill for more than a century took another turn when a man alleged to have tried to sell its remains on Trade Me was charged with theft.

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