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Teenager threatened before attack

A man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in Onekawa early Sunday morning had approached and threatened her with a spanner before the attack, police have said.

Forestry worker killed near Dannevirke

A forestry worker died when a tree fell on him in Tararua District this morning.

Phone lines cut ahead of Levin home invasion

Phone lines cut ahead of Levin home invasion

Phone lines to a Levin property were cut before a group of balaclava-clad men tied up and robbed a family of guns, cash and a vehicle early today.

Pair sentenced over terrifying home invasion

The victim of a terrifying home invasion who was forced to open a safe with a shotgun to her head says she has been sentenced to a life of forever looking over her shoulder.

NZ First MP sent home from Parliament

NZ First MP sent home from Parliament

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has sent MP Brendan Horan home from Parliament to sort out allegations about money going missing from the bank accounts of his late mother.

Pair sought after teen assaulted

Police are looking for two people after a 14-year-old girl was attacked and robbed on a Kaitaia street.

Dan Carter tweets news of first child

Dan Carter tweets news of first child

All Blacks star Dan Carter and his wife Honor are expecting their first child.

Hore labelled 'absolute disgrace'

Hore labelled 'absolute disgrace'

The condemnation of All Blacks hooker and Highlanders captain Andrew Hore has continued with Wales assistant coach Rob Howley calling Hore's challenge on Bradley Davies on Sunday as "an absolute disgrace".

Rugby: Battered McCaw needs to disappear

Rugby: Battered McCaw needs to disappear

Pick a spot - Curucao perhaps, or a hike into Mutuo County in China.

Rugby: Smith ready for one last push

Rugby: Smith ready for one last push

Conrad Smith's noggin has not taken its usual beating. He is weary and his body fatigued but you suspect, like his team-mates, he is ready for one last push against England.

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