League: Former Kiwi Lory Blanchard dies

Former Kiwis player and coach Lory Blanchard, 88, has died.

Run of quad bike crashes continues

Run of quad bike crashes continues

A number of quad bike accidents ending in death and injury over the holiday period has renewed calls for users to take greater care when using the vehicles.

Teens rescue men in beach drama

Four men who got into difficulties swimming and five teenagers who went to their aid were taken to hospital after a beach rescue drama at Northland's Matauri Bay yesterday.

Hundreds gather for balloon tragedy memorial

More than 200 mourners have gathered this morning at St Mark's Church in Carterton to remember the 11 victims of the hot air balloon tragedy one year ago today.

Woman critical after Northland assault

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being assaulted at a house in Northland on Friday night.

Perth police hunt for Kiwi robber

Police in Perth are searching for a robber with a Kiwi accent who held up two pizza shops in the city's southern southern suburbs last night.

Man injured by falling tree

A man has sustained serious back injuries after being hit by a tree being felled in Motueka Valley this morning.

Remand for Auckland murder accused

A man accused of killing his former partner at her family's South Auckland home last month has made his second court appearance.

Wilson loses bid to ease parole conditions

Stewart Murray Wilson has been turned down by the Parole Board for a change to his release conditions.

Knives collected as murder probe continues

Several knives have been collected by police investigating the murder of a holidaymaker at Waihi Beach early on New Year's Day.

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