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Victims of Wellington axe attack named

Victims of Wellington axe attack named

The victims of a violent axe attack that took place in Wellington last year have been named today.

Dog attack comments bite SPCA boss

Dog attack comments bite SPCA boss

The executive director of SPCA Auckland has stood by controversial comments that ethnicity plays a part in the high number of dog attack convictions in South Auckland.

Whangarei death treated as homicide

A young man is dead and another is in custody following a violent incident in Whangarei last night.

Warehouse worker held up at gunpoint

Police are investigating after a staff member from The Warehouse in Henderson was held up at gunpoint early this morning.

Leaders prepare state of nation speeches

Leaders prepare state of nation speeches

Labour leader Andrew Little and Prime Minister John Key are both gearing up for their state of the nation speeches on Wednesday in which Mr Key is expected to flesh out National's new social housing policy while Mr Little will set out to woo Aucklanders and business.

Capsized yachtie clings to mast

A veteran yachtsman spent two cold, wet hours perched on the mast of his heritage yacht after it hit rocks and sank in the middle of the night.

Drownings: Horror summer on the water

Drownings: Horror summer on the water

Searchers were last night re-evaluating efforts as two young men remain missing, feared drowned, at a popular East Coast surf beach, and in the Waikato River.

Laneway Festival sells out

Laneway Festival sells out

Today's fifth Laneway Festival in Auckland is a sell-out.

Auckland scrub fire treated as suspicious

A large scrub fire which threatened homes in Auckland last night is being treated as suspicious.

Sailor rescued after yacht sinks off Northland

A man was rescued off the Northland coast overnight after a yacht struck rocks and sank.

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