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Pedestrian killed near Blenheim

A female pedestrian has been killed while walking along State Highway 1 near Blenheim this evening.

Man injured in Lumsden crash

A man and two children avoided serious injury when their van overturned in a culvert in Lumsden this afternoon.

Red zone cordon lifted in Christchurch

The final cordon around Christchurch's quake-damaged city centre was lifted today, bringing to an end the Defence Force's longest-ever domestic deployment.

League: Warriors maintain winning run

League: Warriors maintain winning run

What was four has now become five as the Warriors beat the Broncos 18-16 to continue a winning streak the rest of the league will now be taking considerable notice of.

Rugby: Blues chasing Benji Marshall

Rugby: Blues chasing Benji Marshall

This season may be lost for the Blues after today's agonising defeat to the Sharks but they are already looking ahead by trying to lure Benji Marshall from league.

Petrol price rise due tomorrow

Petrol price rise due tomorrow

Motorists will face petrol price rises tomorrow, with a three cents a litre government tax increase, although one oil company says it will not pass on the full amount immediately.

Power back for most in Wellington

Wellington Electricity says power has been restored to most homes cut off after the storm that hit the capital on June 20.

Break from winter chill on way

Break from winter chill on way

Chilly Kiwis fed up with winter's icy temperatures can put their woollies away for a while, as forecasters are predicting a respite from the cold weather.

Air Force joins search for Nina

An Air Force plane is today searching for any sign of the American schooner Nina in the ocean off the North Cape.

Motorsport: Paddon crashes out of Ypres Rally

Motorsport: Paddon crashes out of Ypres Rally

Having run in the top five for 13 stages during their first attempt at the specialist tarmac Geko Ypres Rally in Belgium, New Zealand's leading rally duo Hayden Paddon and John Kennard were gutted to crash out of the rally on the 14th stage overnight.

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