Rescue chopper targeted with laser

A search and rescue helicopter looking for a missing tramper in Nelson has been targeted with a laser.

Cricket: McClenaghan added to Black Caps test squad

Fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan will remain in South Africa for the upcoming two-test series to replace the injured Tim Southee, who is out for up to six weeks after injuring his thumb.

Missing elderly couple found

An elderly Auckland couple who were reported as missing on Christmas day have been found.

Quakes shake East Coast

Boxing Day got off to a shaky start on the East Coast with two minor earthquakes occurring in the early hours of the morning.

Toddler killed in driveway named

The toddler killed in a driveway on Christmas Eve has been named.

Trampers rescued after camp stove accident

A father and son tramping in the the Abel Tasman National Park were rescued by helicopter yesterday after receiving burns from a spilt camping stove.

Concerns grow for missing couple

An elderly couple from Auckland who went missing on Christmas day has sparked concerns for their safety.

Five in court after 'brutal' attack on police

Five in court after 'brutal' attack on police

Five people have appeared in court in connection with a brutal Christmas Day attack on two Northland police officers in which one officer was knocked unconscious and nearly tasered.

Cricket: Chance for NZ to gain self-belief

Cricket: Chance for NZ to gain self-belief

New Zealand have given themselves a royal chance to get their tour of South Africa firmly on the right footing at Port Elizabeth early tomorrow (NZT).

Donated presents set on fire

Donated presents set on fire

A wooden bus shelter filled with donated presents was set on fire in Waitati, north of Dunedin, early this morning.

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