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Knives collected as murder probe continues

Several knives have been collected by police investigating the murder of a holidaymaker at Waihi Beach early on New Year's Day.

Woman's body found north of Auckland

A woman's body was being removed from the beach at Arkles Bay on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula this morning.

Arrest over Nelson rape

Arrest over Nelson rape

A 22-year-old man has been arrested over the brutal attack and rape of a woman in Nelson on New Year's Day.

Search on for naked sex attacker

Police are continuing to search for a man who exposed himself and indecently assaulted a 5-year-old girl at Cooks Beach in the Coromandel.

Temperatures near record highs in South

Temperatures near record highs in South

The weekend's scorching weather was near the hottest on record in some parts of the South Island, according to Weatherwatch.

Small quake strikes near Gisborne

A small earthquake struck on the East Coast near Gisborne this morning.

Fire crews battle bush blaze near Nelson

Fire crews battle bush blaze near Nelson

Fire crews will continue to control a blaze in a remote section of bush near Nelson this morning.

Farmer killed in quad bike accident

A farmer aged in his 40s is believed to have been killed in a quad bike accident at Rakaia, near Ashburton, on Saturday night.

Drowned man swimming outside flags

A 27-year-old Feilding man who drowned while swimming with friends at Himatangi Beach was believed to be swimming outside the flags.

Surfing: Perfect start for Procter on Hyundai Tour

Gisborne surfer Daniel Procter stormed back to the top of New Zealand's longboarding ranks after claiming victory in the first event on the Hyundai Tour today.

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