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Spate of vehicle thefts in Christchurch

After an "epic" long weekend in Queenstown, Rire Norman didn't expect to return after five days to an empty car parking space.

Wandering toddler reunited with parents

A toddler found alone on the street on Auckland's North Shore this morning has been reunited with his parents.

Farmer broke hundreds of cow tails

Farmer broke hundreds of cow tails

A dairy farmer convicted of breaking cows tails, in the worst case of its kind animal welfare authorities had ever seen, has been banned from owning cows for five years.

Edgecumbe crash victims named

Edgecumbe crash victims named

Police have named the two young people killed in a crash at Edgecumbe last night as Kane Jamie Te Riini and Cyrus Aidan Brady, known as Aidan.

Labour climbs in latest poll

If an election were held today, Labour would fancy its chances of forming a government, according to a new poll.

Dry weather set to stretch into next week

Dry weather set to stretch into next week

The dry weather across the country is set to continue for another 10 days when rain is forecast to finally arrive, according to WeatherWatch.

Three dead in crashes

Three people are dead after two separate crashes in which vehicles hit trees last night.

Broadcaster Phillip Leishman gravely ill

Broadcaster Phillip Leishman gravely ill

Broadcasting veteran Phillip Leishman is gravely ill with an aggressive form of cancer.

MP quits ahead of reshuffle

MP quits ahead of reshuffle

Departing Labour MP Charles Chauvel says his decision to resign to move to New York was not prompted by fear of his fate in a looming reshuffle by leader David Shearer - and he would have taken the job at the United Nations even if he was due for promotion to the front bench.

Harawira quits anti-violence role

Hinewhare Harawira has stepped down from an anti-violence campaign following allegations her three adult sons beat a 12-year-old boy.

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