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Booze culture queried after quad bike crash

Booze culture queried after quad bike crash

A doctor on duty at Hawkes Bay Hospital when a group of injured people were brought in after a quad bike crash says innocent people will continue to be hurt if there is not a change in attitudes towards alcohol.

Arrest over Auckland shooting

Arrest over Auckland shooting

A man has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm over a shooting in Flat Bush that has left a young in critical condition with a stomach wound.

Quadbike crash girl fighting for life

A little girl was fighting for her life in the Starship last night as police investigated whether four adults riding with her on a quadbike that crashed should be charged.

Arrests after Countdown robberies

Two men have been arrested over the robberies of two Countdown supermarkets in the lower North Island.

Summer returning after unsettled spell

Summer has finally returned to the country after a week of heavy rain, gale force winds and, in some places, snow.

Parents asked 'horrible' questions in Doha trial

Parents asked 'horrible' questions in Doha trial

Parents of children killed in the Doha Mall fire last year say they have been attacked by defence lawyers in a hearing to determine responsibility for the 19 deaths.

Queenstown 'sighting' not Madeleine: police

Queenstown 'sighting' not Madeleine: police

Queenstown police say a witness report of a girl believed to be missing British girl Madeleine McCann was wrong.

Last-minute Lotto ticket wins battlers $15m

Last-minute Lotto ticket wins battlers $15m

A couple were told at two outlets they were too late to get a Lotto ticket before chancing upon a store still open and buying their ticket.

League: What might have been

League: What might have been

Considerable optimism swirled around New Zealand rugby league at the start of 2012 but, as Michael Brown, of APNZ, writes, that was quickly extinguished in a disappointing year for the sport.

Racing: Jockeys injured in collision

Two jockeys were thrown from their mounts at Tauranga races, leaving one with suspected spinal injuries.

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