Man falls to death in Takapuna

A man fell to his death from the IRD building in Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore this afternoon.

Assets seized in drug ring crackdown

One kilogram of gold, half a million dollars in cash, five cars and four kilograms of pseudoephedrine and methamphetamine have been seized by police in the crackdown of a clandestine drug ring operation across Auckland.

Two flown to hospital after chemical spill

Two people are being flown to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition after being exposed to hydrogen sulfide in a chemical spill at a tanning factory in Wanganui.

Football: Phoenix to stick to their guns

During their five-plus seasons in the A-League the Wellington Phoenix have always been a tough-tackling outfit and coach Ricki Herbert doesn't expect that to stop in light of the Jeronimo Neumann debacle from last weekend.

Cycling: Barry takes stage, Jones still in yellow

Christchurch's Daniel Barry claimed a photo-finish stage win on the penultimate stage of the Tour of Southland today, but American Carter Jones still wears yellow heading into the final day.

Five members of Tribesmen arrested

Police made five arrests and seized three bikes plus a late model car as members of the Tribesmen Motorcycle Club rode through Northland to celebrate their 30th anniversary today.

Fatal crash near Katikati

Emergency services are at the scene of a fatal accident on SH2 near Hot Springs Rd, south of Katikati.

League: Wiki joins Warriors' new-look training staff

League: Wiki joins Warriors' new-look training staff

Four years after his retirement, Ruben Wiki will return fulltime to the Warriors after being confirmed today in the club's new-look strength and conditioning department.

Rugby: Bledisloe test for Dunedin

Rugby: Bledisloe test for Dunedin

Dunedin will host a Bledisloe Cup test in October next year.

'No reason' to ban high-rise brothel

'No reason' to ban high-rise brothel

Auckland's first high-rise brothel could be a magnet for crime and drugs yet that is no reason to ban it because prostitution is legal.

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