Dog taped up and drowned

Animal control authorities on the West Coast say they are sickened by the cruelty of someone who taped together a dog's front legs and muzzle and left it to drown.

Body found in burnt-out car

Body found in burnt-out car

A body has been found inside a badly burnt out car in north Canterbury.

Murder charge laid in Rotorua

A Rotorua woman has been charged with the murder of Michelle Hoffman-Tamm.

Police lockdown at Tauranga school

Matua School in Tauranga went into lockdown briefly this morning.

Armed police in Christchurch manhunt

Armed police swooped on Dallington in Christchurch this morning looking for Jackson Manson, wanted for arrest in connection with serious offending involving the use of firearms.

Toddler run over in Waikato paddock

A toddler was run over and killed in a paddock in Waikato on Saturday night.

Wife's CTV building death detailed

A woman trapped in the debris of the collapsed CTV building could hear her distraught husband shouting her name as he searched for her, an inquest was told today.

Concerns over Bain compensation claim

Concerns over Bain compensation claim

The Justice Minister has concerns about the report she received three months ago dealing with David Bain's compensation claim.

Key brushes off poll results

Key brushes off poll results

Prime Minister John Key is still confident the New Zealand public will look to National in the next election, despite a recent surge of popularity for the Labour Party.

Two on trial over death of Radio NZ reporter

The trial of two men accused of killing a Radio New Zealand reporter has started in the High Court in Wellington today.

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