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Red zone owners call in Human Rights Commission

Some Christchurch residents with land in the red zone are calling in the Human Rights Commission as a deadline looms for a Government buy-out offer.

Rescuers frustrated at fishermen

Lifeguards are frustrated at the lack of preparedness shown by 10 Korean fishermen rescued from a rocky outcrop at Port Waikato, on the North Island's west coast.

Crewe 'evidence plant' cop dies

Crewe 'evidence plant' cop dies

The policeman found to have planted evidence that led to the wrongful conviction of Arthur Allan Thomas for the murders of Harvey and Jeannette Crewe has died.

League: Warriors win, at last

League: Warriors win, at last

The Warriors won. True story.

Severe reaction to accidental penicillin

A young woman suffered a seizure and was flown to hospital in a semi-conscious state after suffering an allergic reaction to penicillin she accidentally squirted onto her lip while treating a cow today.

Basketball: Breakers back into finals

The New Zealand Breakers qualified for the third successive Australian NBL grand final after sweeping Sydney today, setting up a long-awaited rematch with great rivals Perth.

Rapper apologises as Ryder rises

Rapper apologises as Ryder rises

Rap artist Scribe has apologised to bashed cricket star Jesse Ryder, who is now back on his feet and walking around his hospital room.

Daring mass rescue of fishermen

A group of fishermen cut off by a rising tide near Port Waikato have been saved in a daring mass rescue this afternoon.

Reports of shooting in Auckland

Police are speaking to residents at a house on Auckland's North Shore after neighbours reported a shot was fired.

Fishing boat refloated after stranding

A fishing boat that ran aground at Farewell Spit at the top of the South Island this morning has been refloated and is being towed to safety.

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