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Missing fisherman found dead

The body of a man has been found, hours after he was swept away at the Motu rivermouth near Whakatane today.

Fisherman swept away, search to resume tomorrow

The search for a man swept away at the Motu rivermouth near Whakatane today has been called off for the night and will resume tomorrow.

Kiwi builds igloo to pass 'love test'

Kiwi builds igloo to pass 'love test'

A Christchurch man has won the praises of the internet world, and his girlfriend's mother, after spending five days building a multi-coloured igloo.

Washed-out Coast highway to reopen

A washed-out West Coast highway will reopen tonight after being closed for six days.

Winds drive dinghy into man's head

A 71-year-old man has been hit on the head by a flying dinghy, and has been rushed to hospital.

Man in court over Nelson rape

The 22-year-old man arrested after a brutal and prolonged rape of a 62-year-old woman in Nelson will have name suppression lifted tomorrow morning.

Ministry text error leads to phone overload

Ministry text error leads to phone overload

Ministry of Justice phone lines were overloaded today after thousands of people were mistakenly told to contact the ministry "ASAP".

Woman killed in Fiordland crash named

Police have named an Israeli tourist killed in a crash in Fiordland on Saturday.

Rugby: Carter seeks volunteer to help with kicking

Rugby: Carter seeks volunteer to help with kicking

Dan Carter fans living in the Taupo region have been given a rare opportunity this week - returning the All Black first-five's kicks at goal as he prepares for the new Super Rugby season.

West Coast bridge repair bill tops $1 million

More than $1 million has been spent repairing the washed out section of the Wanganui Bridge on the West Coast ahead of its reopening tomorrow.

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