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Dog throttled after police chase

A police officer fired a warning shot as a wanted man throttled a dog to near unconsciousness after a pursuit that reached speeds of 180kmh in Waikato.

League: Mannering named Kiwis captain

League: Mannering named Kiwis captain

Simon Mannering has been named new captain of the New Zealand rugby league side.

Young cyclist hit by car

A young cyclist was hit by a car in central Auckland about 8.15am this morning.

Man seriously hurt after police pursuit

One man is in a serious condition in hospital and another in custody after a police pursuit just outside Hamilton overnight.

League: NZ-born Tigers prop found dead

League: NZ-born Tigers prop found dead

New Zealand-born Wests Tigers prop Mosese Fotuaika has been found dead.

Widow's grief over horror shark attack

Widow's grief over horror shark attack

Soon after dropping off her husband Adam for a swim at Muriwai Beach, Meg Strange received news that changed her life forever.

Topp twin to tie the knot

Topp twin to tie the knot

Lynda Topp is set to marry her fiancee, Donna Luxton, at a ceremony in South Canterbury this month.

Pair of state houses fetch $1.8m

Pair of state houses fetch $1.8m

Two neighbouring state homes in need of "extreme makeovers" have reached $1.9 million at auction.

Party pill bill likely to pass easily

Party pill bill likely to pass easily

A revolutionary law change which creates a legal recreational drugs market in New Zealand is expected to have near-unanimous support when it comes before Parliament.

Rugby: Anscombe still has sights on No 10 jersey

Rugby: Anscombe still has sights on No 10 jersey

He is happy to have another string to his bow, but Gareth Anscombe isn't ready to give up on the No 10 jersey just yet.

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