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Family want answers after teen son's death

Family want answers after teen son's death

Greymouth parents Heather and Dave Gunterare want answers as to why their "perfectly healthy" 15-year-old son died after having his appendix removed at Grey Base Hospital two weeks ago.

Govt rejects Erebus report claims

The Government has rejected claims that a failure to officially lodge a scathing report into the Erebus disaster has resulted in New Zealand not meeting its international aviation safety obligations.

Hawke's Bay Hospital ward closed to contain illness

A ward has been closed and visitors urged to stay away from Hawke's Bay Hospital following a stomach bug outbreak.

Holmes cutting work commitments

Holmes cutting work commitments

Veteran broadcaster Paul Holmes is scaling back his work, to spend more time at his Hawkes Bay property and "kicking back a bit".

Cricket: Selection axe could wielded

For some in the New Zealand squad who toured Sri Lanka, the afterglow of victory might be tempered by the fact their places are under threat for next month's tour to South Africa.

Drunk boatie fell overboard, drowned

A boatie was unable to pull his drunken friend to safety after he fell overboard while urinating over the side of the launch they were on in the Marlborough Sounds.

Drug-driving mum gets home detention

Drug-driving mum gets home detention

An Auckland mother who admitted driving under the influence of methamphetamine and causing a crash that killed her 12-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 12 months of home detention.

Pair deny armed robbery charges

A Western Bay pair charged in relation to the gunpoint hold-up of a female bar manager in Te Puke will defend the allegations at trial in March.

Police cleared of Otaki shooting

Police have been cleared over the shooting of a man who barricaded himself in a wardrobe with a loaded rifle during a tense stand-off last year.

Fatal crash in Northland

One man has died in a collision between a car and logging truck in Northland.

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