White powder sent to Dunne's electorate office

White powder sent to Dunne's electorate office

Envelopes containing white powder have been sent to the Wellington offices of MPs Gerry Brownlee and Peter Dunne.

$600,000 drug seizure

$600,000 drug seizure

An estimated $600,000 worth of cannabis was sized by police after a series of raids across the Auckland region yesterday.

Netball: Two Silver Ferns in All Stars

Three New Zealand-based netballers have been voted into the ANZ Championship All Star team, despite Australian sides dominating the transtasman competition.

Rugby: Blues team announced

Captain Ali Williams will complete a remarkable record in his last game for the Blues on Saturday.

Aircraft issues mayday call in Canterbury

Two helicopters and a fixed-wing aircraft are searching the the Waimakariri Gorge in Canterbury after a mayday call was received on an aviation channel.

Body found near Dannevirke

Police have found a body near the property of Dannevirke man William Kerry Power, who has been missing since Tuesday.

Young men remove more body hair: survey

Young men are removing more body hair - although it is still seen as far more acceptable on men than women, researchers say.

Woman rescued from Hawkes Bay floodwaters

A woman is safe after being plucked from a car which was caught in rising floodwater in Hawkes Bay this morning.

Second GCSB bill concession possible

The bill expanding the legal powers of the GCSB to spy on New Zealanders may be required to have regard to the Bill of Rights Act within a new set of principles, Prime Minister John Key said yesterday.

Women robbed at knifepoint in brothel

Two women were robbed at knifepoint in a Whangarei brothel.

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