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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.

Two seriously injured in Carterton crash

Two seriously injured in Carterton crash

Two Wairarapa men were seriously injured this morning when a 4WD they were in rolled 20-metres down a bank in Wairarapa.

West Auckland fire deliberately lit

A fire that forced a family of eight to flee their west Auckland home early today was deliberately lit, police say.

Boy (3) killed on driveway

Boy (3) killed on driveway

A three-year-old child was killed last night after being struck by a car on a driveway near Taupo.

Armed robbers hit New Plymouth bar

Armed robbers hit New Plymouth bar

A New Plymouth bar was held up less than two hours into Christmas day by armed robbers who then fled on a motorbike.

Working for Christmas

While for many Christmas means a day off catching up with family, eating and drinking and attending church services, around the country thousands of New Zealanders will be working.

2012: The year in review

2012: The year in review

This year has seen dizzying highs, devastating lows, mother nature at her most furious, a court case that mesmerised the nation - and panic as Marmite produced ceased. Rebecca Quilliam of APNZ reminisces.

Man drowns near Whangamata

Man drowns near Whangamata

A man has drowned at a beach south of Whangamata.

Jetski rescuers 'lucky to have survived'

Family members of a Northland father and son caught in rough weather when their jetski broke down headed back out to retrieve the jetski after the rescue.

New recruit's ankle broken in 'appalling' attack on cops

"Appalling" attacks against police officers over the weekend have resulted in a broken ankle for a new female recruit.

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