One dead in Canterbury crash

One person is dead and another seriously injured after a truck and a ute collided on a motorway off-ramp north of Christchurch.

Body found in Auckland Harbour identified

A Chinese man whose body was found in Auckland Harbour has been identified by a relative this morning.

Men charged after spade attacks

A 24-year-old Kaitaia man has been charged with disorderly behaviour and fighting in a public place after police received complaints that he was running up and down a street hitting people and animals with a spade.

Cricket: NZC responds to Bond letter claims

Cricket: NZC responds to Bond letter claims

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White says there was "considerable variance" between Shane Bond's account of the captaincy controversy and what actually transpired.

Five in court over Featherston death

Five in court over Featherston death

Four of five people charged over the bashing death of Featherston man Glen Jones have now been named.

Bodies of Kenya crash victims on way home

The New Zealanders injured in the Kenyan minivan crash have been evacuated to the capital Nairobi while the bodies of those who died are on their way back home.

Govt ignored ministry call to trim ACC levies

Struggling workers and businesses could have benefited from almost half a billion dollars in ACC levy cuts this year if the Government hadn't disregarded Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment advice, it has emerged.

Transtasman bar to Qantas alliance

Qantas has been barred from preparing for a transtasman alliance with Emirates due to concerns the deal would lead to inflated airfares between Australia and New Zealand.

Woman critical after fall from building

A woman has been rushed to hospital after she is believed to have accidentally fallen from a central Wellington building early this morning.

Collins backtracks on jail compensation

Justice Minister Judith Collins has backtracked on a law change that would have ensured compensation for ill-treatment of prisoners by the state was used to benefit victims rather than being given to the inmates.

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