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Four years of work sunk as yacht runs aground

Four years of painstaking work by Brenan Hutchings to rebuild a 13.7m sloop ended in disaster when the yacht ran aground on the weekend, forcing him to swim ashore and call for help.

Child survives window fall

A 14-month-old girl who survived a two-storey fall this morning had climbed through an upstairs window at a Rotorua house, police have established.

Cricket: Basin test washed out

Cricket: Basin test washed out

All eyes now turn to Eden Park and the deciding third test between England and New Zealand after the second match was washed out at the Basin Reserve today.

Hockey: Black Sticks finish fourth

The New Zealand men's hockey team have finished fourth at the Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament after losing to Korea 2-1 in the bronze medal match last night in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Rain not enough to break drought

Rain not enough to break drought

The weekend's rain has been welcomed as a start but hasn't come near the 100mm needed to put an end to the drought.

Person hit and killed by train

A person has been hit and killed by a train at a station in Palmerston North this morning.

Man sees wife go under truck

Man sees wife go under truck

A man watched in horror as his wife was knocked off her bike and under a passing truck as they rode with friends.

Auckland quakes sign of things to come?

Auckland quakes sign of things to come?

Aucklanders have been reassured that a big earthquake is highly unlikely, although a geologist says the rare pair that struck yesterday might be a sign of more to come.

One seriously hurt in Fairlie crash

One person has suffered serious head injuries and another has moderate injuries after the car they were travelling in hit a tree near Fairlie.

Football: Phoenix earn rare away win

Football: Phoenix earn rare away win

The Wellington Phoenix took one step out of the A-League cellar but they still face a battle on their hands if they are to avoid the wooden spoon.

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