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Woman killed by truck named

Police have released the name of a woman who was killed when she was hit by a truck near Timaru this morning.

Dotcom accuses Key face-to-face

Dotcom accuses Key face-to-face

German internet tycoon Kim Dotcom says Prime Minister John Key is lying about what he knew about him before Police raided his Coatesville home in January 2011.

Man admits killing veteran journalist

The man accused of killing veteran journalist Derek Round in Wanganui last year has pleaded guilty to murder.

Rugby: Crusaders make five changes for Chiefs clash

Rugby: Crusaders make five changes for Chiefs clash

Todd Blackadder has predictably named his strongest side to face the Chiefs in Christchurch on Friday.

Gold nugget thief taken down in a flying tackle

The owner of the Hokitika Gold Room recovered a stolen gold nugget valued at $17,000 by taking down the would-be thief in a flying tackle, Greymouth District Court has been told.

Checkout cheat put meat through as carrots

A man defrauded a supermarket of $153 at the self-service checkout by putting through expensive items like meat and peppers as carrots, a court has been told.

Prison smoking ban 'unlawful'

Prison smoking ban 'unlawful'

An urgent rule change by the Corrections Department which banned smoking in prisons has been ruled unlawful by a High Court judge.

Pedestrian killed by truck while crossing highway

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck while crossing State Highway 1 just north of Timaru this morning.

Big cannabis bust in Auckland

Police have uncovered a major cannabis cultivating operation in an Auckland industrial area and say the plants could have fetched up to $1 million.

Former All Black admits drink-driving

Former All Black admits drink-driving

Former All Black Keith Robinson has pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge and one of driving with a suspended licence.

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