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Queenstown woman arrested over mail thefts

Queenstown woman arrested over mail thefts

A "substantial" haul of letters and parcels has been found at the home of a Queenstown woman arrested following a spate of mail thefts.

Armed robbery suspect arrested

A man wanted over an armed robbery at an Auckland nightclub was arrested this morning.

Man accused of stabbing dad to death

A trial has started in the High Court at Wellington for a man accused of murdering a Stokes Valley father earlier this year.

Partying and sex more fun than Facebook: study

Partying and sex more fun than Facebook: study

Having sex and partying are two of life's most enjoyable activities, according to a University of Canterbury research project.

Man killed, two seriously hurt in crash

A man is dead and two others seriously injured after a car believed to be carrying seven people rolled south of Dargaville - throwing six occupants from the wreckage.

Call for inquiry into payroll fiasco

An education union has called for an urgent inquiry into the Novopay payroll system following recent revelations of a security breach as well as ongoing teacher pay problems, since its introduction three months ago.

Rescued couple say ordeal will make them stronger

Rescued couple say ordeal will make them stronger

An Auckland woman and her British-born partner say being rescued from their stricken yacht in the middle of the Pacific Ocean was a humbling experience but it taught them to enjoy every moment of the future.

Teen cancer victim drowns on fishing trip

Teen cancer victim drowns on fishing trip

Terminally ill Troylane Tetai didn't have much time left, and he wanted to use the little he had to fish. But his life came to an end sooner than anyone was expecting.

Rugby: ABs' performance breathtaking, bewildering

Rugby: ABs' performance breathtaking, bewildering

An artillery gun belted off a couple of blasts amongst the rousing range of pre-match activities at Murrayfield.

Criminals face lifetime monitoring

Dangerous repeat violent offenders and sex offenders could be monitored for the rest of their lives after release from prison, says Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley.

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