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Drink driver's car hot-wired after police took keys

A drunk driver's passenger hot-wired a car and drove it away after police had confiscated the keys.

Heavy weather to hit Nth Island over Christmas

Heavy weather to hit Nth Island over Christmas

Holidaymakers are being warned that remnants of Cyclone Evan will be passing through the upper North Island over Christmas, causing rivers to rise with surface flooding possible.

Teen arrested for shooting at cars

Teen arrested for shooting at cars

A 16-year-old Hamilton boy was arrested this morning after walking down the middle of the road shooting at passing cars and smashing windows.

Businesses destroyed in Ashburton fire

Businesses destroyed in Ashburton fire

Black smoke billowed across the sky in Ashburton early Saturday evening as the dreams of two Ashburton businesses were destroyed in a ferocious blaze.

Call for zero drowning toll

Call for zero drowning toll

Water Safety New Zealand is calling for a zero drowning toll this Christmas.

Murdered mum farewelled in Ashburton

Murdered mum farewelled in Ashburton

Hundreds of people gathered to farewell Ashburton mother Sina Solomona today, just one week after she was murdered in her Cass Street home.

Cricket: Oram released from NZC contract

Cricket: Oram released from NZC contract

Jacob Oram's international career is effectively over after he was released from his New Zealand Cricket contract.

Police bust 'major' drugs lab

Police say they have busted a "major" drug lab believed to be in the process of manufacturing thousands of ecstasy pills for New Year's Eve music festivals.

Young children seriously hurt in crash

One person has been killed and two young children seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash at Waimauku overnight.

Man dies after being hit by train

A man has been killed after being struck by a train in Palmerston North early this morning.

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