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Downpour causes flooding in Christchurch

Downpour causes flooding in Christchurch

A torrential downpour caused flooding in parts of Christchurch today.

Substances found in K2 banned

Substances found in K2 banned

The Government has moved to ban two more substances found in samples of K2 synthetic cannabis, which has been linked to serious medical conditions including psychotic episodes.

Workplace safety system 'not fit for purpose'

An independent taskforce review of workplace health and safety in New Zealand has recommended sweeping changes, and said the current system has "significant weaknesses".

Hockey: 'Honey Bill' eyes another world cup

She's won two rugby league world cups. She's also a star of the national rugby sevens team - earning the nickname Honey Bill Williams.

Rugby: Hurricanes call up Foreman

The Hurricanes have added Manawatu hooker Rob Foreman to their squad in South Africa.

Rugby: Retallick building nicely for Chiefs

Rugby: Retallick building nicely for Chiefs

After Brodie Retallick's stunning first Super Rugby season which resulted in an All Blacks call-up and a title with the Chiefs, second time around was always going to be bit of a challenge.

Woman in court after alleged car-jacking

The 62-year-old woman who was stabbed in a carjacking yesterday in Napier also had more than $21,500 stolen from her, police allege.

Double-shot Tasers in police trial

Double-shot Tasers in police trial

Police will have 24-hour access to double-shot Taser stun guns during an operational trial of the new technology.

Football: Phoenix re-sign Bertos

Football: Phoenix re-sign Bertos

Leo Bertos has kicked off the biggest week of his life by signing a new contract with the Wellington Phoenix.

Vandals spill 6000 litres of wine

A winery has lost 6000 litres of merlot after vandals opened a tank valve and left it to drain.

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