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Person hit and killed by train

A person has been hit and killed by a train at a station in Palmerston North this morning.

Man sees wife go under truck

Man sees wife go under truck

A man watched in horror as his wife was knocked off her bike and under a passing truck as they rode with friends.

Auckland quakes sign of things to come?

Auckland quakes sign of things to come?

Aucklanders have been reassured that a big earthquake is highly unlikely, although a geologist says the rare pair that struck yesterday might be a sign of more to come.

One seriously hurt in Fairlie crash

One person has suffered serious head injuries and another has moderate injuries after the car they were travelling in hit a tree near Fairlie.

Football: Phoenix earn rare away win

Football: Phoenix earn rare away win

The Wellington Phoenix took one step out of the A-League cellar but they still face a battle on their hands if they are to avoid the wooden spoon.

Rugby: Managing tired players key for Rennie

Rugby: Managing tired players key for Rennie

Dave Rennie doesn't have Jamie Joseph's injury problems, but the Chiefs' coach will have to manage his team wisely ahead of Friday night's match against the Highlanders.

Auckland shaken by quake

Auckland shaken by quake

A rare quake has been widely felt in Auckland this afternoon. The quake measured 3.9 and was just 6km deep - GeoNet says the intensity was therefore "moderate".

Top Gear presenter raves about New Zealand

Top Gear presenter raves about New Zealand

Laconic Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has left New Zealand with much more to savour than tyre marks on Ninety Mile Beach.

Insulation scheme faces axe despite success

Treasury has heaped praise on a scheme which may be scrapped by the Government.

Dunedin man found dead named

Dunedin man found dead named

Seventy-four-year-old John Burrows Baird lived alone and, his neighbours said, kept to himself.

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