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Man injured in Christchurch road rage incident

A 37-year-old man received significant head injuries last weekend during what Christchurch police describe as a "road rage" incident.

Facebook rumours investigated in Kawerau bashing

Police investigating the brutal bashing of a 71-year-old Kawerau woman have looked into social media rumours as they narrow down their hunt for the attacker.

Canterbury hit by another fire

Canterbury hit by another fire

Firefighters are battling a large scrub fire in West Melton - the latest in a spate of fires in Canterbury in the last 24 hours.

Tennis: Erakovic avoids big guns at Aussie Open

Tennis: Erakovic avoids big guns at Aussie Open

Marina Erakovic will take on world No 40 Alize Cornet in the first round of the Australian Open, with the reward for the winner a likely meeting with former world No 1 Venus Williams in the second round.

Race car stolen in Wellington found in Dannevirke

A racing car thought to have been stolen by a ring of car thieves in Wellington has surfaced; crashed and abandoned in Dannevirke.

Fatal crash in Waikato

Fatal crash in Waikato

High speed is to blame for the death of a man killed when he lost control of his car and rolled it into a paddock on a Waikato road this morning, say police.

Two in court on neglect charges

Two people will appear in court today charged with neglect of four children aged between 4 years and 7 months.

Quad bike crash riders refuse to name driver

All four adults riding a quadbike that crashed in Hawke's Bay, leaving a 6-year-old girl seriously injured, could be charged if they won't reveal who was driving, police say.

Football: Vicelich hopes Nelsen still available for NZ

Auckland City skipper Ivan Vicelich is hopeful All Whites legend Ryan Nelsen can remain available for New Zealand, despite taking over as coach of MLS outfit Toronto FC.

Four rescued from waters near Taieri Mouth

Four rescued from waters near Taieri Mouth

Four people have been winched to safety after a fast-sinking boat got into trouble off the coast of Dunedin.

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