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Man charged over assault on Auckland cop

A 23-year-old man has been charged following the assault of an Auckland police officer early yesterday.

Man seriously hurt in Wellington attack

A man was attacked while taking a shortcut home in Wellington last night, and is now in a serious condition in hospital with a suspected fractured scull.

Lengthy delays for Easter travellers

Highways in and out of main centres around the country suffered heavy congestion today as holidaymakers attempted to make the most of their long weekend en masse.

Body found in Napier

Police have cordoned off an area between the port of Napier Brass Band Hall and Napier YMCA after receiving multiple calls about a mobility scooter and later a body in the drain, about 10am today.

Clean-up begins after storm

Clean-up begins after storm

The sodden South Island is mopping up after a damaging storm caused flooding and slips across the island.

Wild weather lashes South

Wild weather lashes South

Predicted heavy rain has hit the South today after winds and heavy downpours caused property damage and travel chaos in many areas of the country yesterday and overnight.

Twizel woman killed; horror start on roads

Twizel woman killed; horror start on roads

Two people have died in separate crashes on Canterbury roads in the past 24 hours, taking the Easter Weekend road toll to four.

Homicide inquiries launched after fatal North Otago crash

Homicide inquiries launched after fatal North Otago crash

Two shocked teenagers are being helped by victim support following the launch of two homicide investigations in North Otago yesterday.

Tourist lucky to survive raging waterway

Tourist lucky to survive raging waterway

A French tourist swept away after slipping into a raging Woolshed Creek late on Wednesday was washed over a terrifying two waterfalls before clambering out.

Cycle-walkways open soon

Cycle-walkways open soon

Cycle and pedestrian routes through the southern city are opening up and work on Package 1 of the South Dunedin cycleway-walkway is due to be completed at the end of this month.

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