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Man drowns at Gisborne beach

Man drowns at Gisborne beach

A man in his early twenties is believed to have drowned at an East Coast beach today.

Man critically injured in fall through roof

A 22-year-old man was been critically injured falling through a roof in Taumarunui last night.

Runner robbed in Ashburton

An Ashburton man was robbed of $700 and a cellphone as he prepared to set out for a run on Thursday morning.

Cricket: 'WASP' proves divisive

Cricket: 'WASP' proves divisive

It was designed to answer the age-old, innocent question of 'who's winning?' - a question that has infuriated diehard cricket fans for decades.

Basketball: Kings snap Breakers' winning streak

Basketball: Kings snap Breakers' winning streak

Dean Vickerman said during the week his side's season-long goal remained unchanged - to be the best defensive team in the Australian NBL.

Fatal microlight crash near Timaru

Fatal microlight crash near Timaru

Emergency services are on the scene of a fatal microlight crash near Timaru.

Tauranga crash victim named

The driver of a light truck who died in a three-vehicle collision on State Highway 2 in Tauranga yesterday has been named by police.

Tramper's body found

Tramper's body found

The body of a well-regarded music journalist who went missing while tramping in Mount Aspiring National Park has been found.

Woman fined for buying teen daughter vodka

Woman fined for buying teen daughter vodka

A North Shore woman who bought her 14-year-old daughter a bottle of vodka and took her to her boyfriend's house while his parents were away has been fined.

Silly season injuries mount

Silly season injuries mount

When Harley McEwan's lawnmower stalled while mowing, he instinctively used his hand to remove the sticks and grass caught between the machine's cutter blade -- without stopping the motor.

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