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Suspicious package forces Queen St closure in Auckland

A suspicious package has forced the closure of part of Queen St in central Auckland this afternoon as the Defence Force investigates.

Police scour Wellington harbour for missing cocker spaniel

Maritime police are searching Wellington harbour for a cocker spaniel missing at sea.

P-lab blast shock in 'nice area'

Neighbours of the P lab that exploded in a Mount Maunganui home say it is "horrible" and "disturbing" to live near such a dangerous place.

Man in court on firearms charge

A man arrested last week as a result of a police search connected with the murder investigation into George Taiaroa's death has appeared in the Rotorua District Court.

Help offered after BOP flooding

Landowners are being offered help to fix damage caused by heavy rainfall and flooding in Bay of Plenty this week.

Woman found dead in Dunedin

Woman found dead in Dunedin

A woman was found dead at the bottom of steps in Dunedin this morning.

Fraudster 'destroyed' ex-boyfriend's life

Fraudster 'destroyed' ex-boyfriend's life

A highly manipulative fraudster who conned a former boyfriend out of $80,000, wrecked his business and "destroyed his life", has been jailed for four years today.

Rugby: Savea unavailable for Hurricanes

Rugby: Savea unavailable for Hurricanes

Julian Savea has made himself unavailable for the Hurricanes' match against the Stormers in Palmerston North on Friday night.

Robber drops wallet in fight

A criminal who bashed and robbed a Whangarei liquor store worker left a vital clue behind for police - his wallet.

Power price cuts coming - analyst

Power price cuts coming - analyst

A broking firm says a 10 per cent reduction in power prices could be achieved through the current electricity market, meaning an overhaul proposed by the Labour and Green Parties is unnecessary.

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