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Owner recovers stolen speed boat

Shane McKay couldn't believe his eyes as he saw his beloved stolen speed boat being towed in the opposite direction.

Record visitor numbers for Rotorua

Record visitor numbers for Rotorua

Rotorua has bucked a national trend to post the city's best visitor numbers for accommodation providers since records began.

Police prosecutor jailed

Police prosecutor jailed

A police prosecutor who accessed the police inteligence computer-system and passed information to his drug dealer has been jailed for four years.

Depraved sex offender jailed

Depraved sex offender jailed

A "manipulative and predatory" paedophile promised he would cause no more harm before he was sentenced to more than 12 years jail today.

Union hits out at proposed postal cuts

The Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union says there is no need for drastic cuts to New Zealand Post's mail delivery.

Hepatitis A outbreak in Ashburton

Five Ashburton residents have been infected with Hepatitis A, prompting an immediate response from Community and Public Health.

Disciplinary action after fatal electrocution

An Auckland electrician and electrical inspector have been found guilty of negligence and creating a risk of serious harm after a home owner suffered a fatal electrical shock.

Motorists admits fatally running down pensioner

The woman charged over the driveway death of 84-year-old Velma Zandstra has pleaded guilty to careless driving causing death.

Mother dobs in son for stealing car

Mother dobs in son for stealing car

A mother's "tough love" is being commended by Hamilton police after she dobbed in her own son for stealing her car to go to McDonald's.

Young killer jailed for life

Young killer jailed for life

A young killer who stabbed a Lower Hutt father of two has this morning been sentenced to life imprisonment, and must serve a minimum of 10 years.

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