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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.

'Overwhelmed by support'

'Overwhelmed by support'

The Whanganui District Health Board has extended its condolences to the family of the toddler who died on the grounds of Wanganui Hospital a week ago.

Motorcyclist critical after BOP crash

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a collision between his motorbike and a car in the Bay of Plenty today.

Gold medallist home destroyed by fire

Gold medallist home destroyed by fire

Firefighters were able to retrieve medals from the Auckland home of a former weightlifting gold medallist after it was badly damaged by fire last night.

Bus bargain becomes 'trip from hell'

Bus bargain becomes 'trip from hell'

Aucklander Paul Rose thought he had a bargain when he secured a $4 return ticket from ManaBus to visit friends in Whangarei, but what he got instead was a "coach trip from hell".

Nation's best inspire teens

Nation's best inspire teens

Designers, a poet, a politician and our most famous living soldier helped to inspire a group of Auckland teenagers in an unusual creative workshop yesterday.

Tennis: Roger Federer's heart is with the 'Boks

Tennis: Roger Federer's heart is with the 'Boks

Tennis great Roger Federer will be following this year's Rugby World Cup -- but he won't be supporting the All Blacks.

America's Cup: Italy to host first World Series regatta

The Sardinian city of Cagliari will open the 2015-2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas leading into the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf of Cagliari surrounding the island's capital over 4-7 June 2015.

Firefighters battle NI house fires

Fire Services in the Wairarapa and Manawatu battled two house fires early this morning.

Gas leak forces evacuation in Ponsonby

A gas leak led to the evacuation of a popular Auckland Central eatery during the dinner rush last night.

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