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Murder accused pleads not guilty

A teenager accused of murdering Ashburton mother Sina Solomona has pleaded not guilty in Youth Court today.

Ex-All Black Jerry Collins arrested in Japan

Ex-All Black Jerry Collins arrested in Japan

The father of former All Black Jerry Collins is desperately trying to get in touch with his troubled son.

Nervous night for punter chasing $250,000 collect

Nervous night for punter chasing $250,000 collect

A Wellington punter is in for a nervous night in front of the television as he sits 80 minutes away from collecting the maximum payout from the TAB.

Car driven wrong way down motorway

Car driven wrong way down motorway

An elderly woman who drove the wrong way down a Wellington highway was seriously injured in a three-car crash.

Rugby: Funnell suspended over dangerous tackle

Rugby: Funnell suspended over dangerous tackle

Crusaders hooker Ben Funnell has been suspended for one week for a dangerous tackle in his team's 41-19 victory over the Bulls.

Man found dead 'hit by train last night'

A man found dead trapped under a train in Palmerston North this morning is believed to have been hit by a train last night.

Swimming: Kean impresses in heats

Wellington backstroker Gareth Kean became the fifth swimmer under the qualifying time for the world championships after a strong performance in the heats on day two of the State national championships in Auckland this morning.

Search scaled back

A search for a missing Auckland man presumed drowned off a Northland beach has been scaled back.

Four years of work sunk as yacht runs aground

Four years of painstaking work by Brenan Hutchings to rebuild a 13.7m sloop ended in disaster when the yacht ran aground on the weekend, forcing him to swim ashore and call for help.

Child survives window fall

A 14-month-old girl who survived a two-storey fall this morning had climbed through an upstairs window at a Rotorua house, police have established.

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