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Man missing from Sandy Bay

A search is underway for a man missing after he went to set a crayfish pot near Wellington yesterday.

Drug man beat cops to $500,000 cash

Drug man beat cops to $500,000 cash

A rubbish bag full of $500,000 buried in the backyard of a major drug manufacturer was dug up under the cover of darkness by an associate after the property was seized by police.

Time limit to get full licences

Learner and restricted drivers will no longer be able to put off their graduation to a full licence after the Government announced plans to set a five-year time limit.

Fire at Akaroa bakery

A bakery manager called 911 - because he mistakenly thought it was the right number - to alert emergency services to a fire which gutted part of his business in Akaroa yesterday.

Tennis: Ferrer back on track at Heineken Open

Tennis: Ferrer back on track at Heineken Open

After a shaky start, David Ferrer's pursuit of a third-straight and record fourth overall Auckland Men's Open tennis title is back on track.

Football: Nelsen out, Durante in

Football: Nelsen out, Durante in

Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante is a possibility to ease the pain of Ryan Nelsen's retirement after confirming today he is switching allegiance from his native Australia.

Football: Herbert yet to hear from Nelsen

Football: Herbert yet to hear from Nelsen

New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert has yet to hear from Ryan Nelsen but remains hopeful his captain has not played his last game in an All White shirt.

Alexandra NZ's driest town last year

Alexandra NZ's driest town last year

It paid to be in Alexandra last year - with almost the same amount of rain falling there all year as Mount Taranaki experienced in one day.

Fires forces evacuation, destroy homes near Christchurch

Fires forces evacuation, destroy homes near Christchurch

Four houses were believed destroyed, residents were evacuated and firefighters treated for smoke inhalation as scrub fires burnt out of control on Christchurch's south-western fringe tonight.

Tourist's body found in Waikato River

Tourist's body found in Waikato River

The body of an Australian tourist who went missing while swimming in the Waikato River last night has been found.

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