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Brothers saved from sea in Bay of Plenty

Beachgoers rushed to the rescue of three boys as they were pulled out to sea in a rip at a Bay of Plenty beach today.

Ryder out of induced coma

Ryder out of induced coma

Seriously injured cricketer Jesse Ryder has come out of his induced coma and is off the ventilator.

Man shoots himself during bunny hunt

Man shoots himself during bunny hunt

Rabbits weren't the only victims during this year's annual 'Great Bunny Hunt' -  one of their hunters accidentally shot himself today.

Missing divers found off Kapiti Coast

Three divers have been found safe and well after going missing off Kapiti Island this afternoon.

Boy hurt in cable reel incident

Boy hurt in cable reel incident

Contractors moved quickly today to secure a large and empty cable drum on which a boy was injured as children turned the equipment into a giant mouse-wheel near a popular Hastings amusement park.

Woman dead for three weeks before discovery

Mystery still surrounds the death of 37-year-old woman whose body lay undiscovered in a Hastings flat for up to three weeks.

Former murder accused seeks compensation

Former murder accused Zion King now seeks compensation over jail time. Reporter Doug Laing of Hawke's Bay Today talks to the man who claims he should never have been charged.

Cricket: Christchurch seeks return of international games

Cricket: Christchurch seeks return of international games

First it was Eden Park back on the test cricket roster this week; now Christchurch is hoping to be an international venue again in time for the World Cup in early 2015.

Hot summer a fishing boon for Sanford

Hot summer a fishing boon for Sanford

A smile spreads across Eric Barratt's face as he looks out of the helicopter window.

Mighty River will sell - broker

Mighty River will sell - broker

The partial sale of Mighty River Power is unlikely to be stopped by even complete failure of negotiations between Meridian and Pacific Aluminium over the Tiwai Pt smelter's electricity price, a broker says.

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