Couple jailed for abusing children

A Tokoroa couple has been jailed after two children were ill-treated, abused and abducted from care.

Guilty plea over horror crash

A man has pleaded guilty to two charges of manslaughter stemming from a horror crash in 2011.

Teen drowns after rescue bid fails

A 17-year-old boy has drowned despite desperate attempts by his three young friends to revive him.

Search on for missing swimmer

Police have launched a search for a 34-year-old Auckland man who was last seen off Northland's Uretiti Beach about 5pm yesterday.

Football: NZ women third after dramatic comeback

The New Zealand women's football side grabbed third place at the Cyprus Cup overnight after scoring two goals in a dramatic last two minutes of their 2-1 playoff win over Switzerland.

Swimming kids shot with airgun

A man taking potshots at swimming teenagers with an air rifle sparked an armed police callout in Northland.

Rain forecast sparks warning

Rain forecast sparks warning

A "lump of moist weather" may finally arrive in drought-stricken Northland at the weekend.

Rugby: Guildford reinstated, seeks to earn back trust

Rugby: Guildford reinstated, seeks to earn back trust

Zac Guildford says he will strive to earn back the trust and respect of those around him, following his reinstatement to professional rugby and the Crusaders.

'Mondayisation' a step closer

Workers are a step closer to getting a holiday for nationally important dates every year after a law change was approved by Parliament.

League: Dollars follow Sonny Bill

League: Dollars follow Sonny Bill

He may well do some damage to the scoreline but it is his impact on the bottom line that the Warriors' hierarchy will be most interested in when Sonny Bill Williams returns to his home town for an NRL match at Eden Park on Saturday night.

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