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Thieves targeting elderly women in Auckland

Thieves targeting elderly women in Auckland

 A group of thieves have been targeting elderly women on Auckland's North Shore, ripping them off for thousands of dollars and prompting police to set up an 0800 number in a bid to catch the crooks.

Mystery object death: 'Someone knows something'

Mystery object death: 'Someone knows something'

The family of a man who was killed when a mystery object smashed through his windscreen believe someone out there knows what happened.

Hone issues call to arms

Hone issues call to arms

Te Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harairwa is issuing an 11th hour call to arms, asking voters to ignore the calls from National, Labour and New Zealand First to support his Labour opponent Kelvin Davis.

Dumped MP claims parliamentary office burgled

Dumped MP claims parliamentary office burgled

Dumped New Zealand First MP Andrew Williams is claiming he has had a number of "valuable" items stolen from his parliamentary office in Wellington and is asking Parliamentary Service to investigate.

'Feral' comment after crash offensive: Slater

'Feral' comment after crash offensive: Slater

Cameron "Whaleoil" Slater says he wouldn't have called the victim of a fatal car crash in Greymouth "feral" if he'd known all the facts about the incident.

Fire damages Christchurch hall

Fire damages Christchurch hall

A large hall has been seriously damaged by a fire in Christchurch overnight.

Rugby: Smith casting shadow over other halfbacks

Rugby: Smith casting shadow over other halfbacks

With just under 12 months to go until the World Cup, Aaron Smith is casting such a big shadow over the other halfbacks in the country it's hard to see how they will get a chance to convince the selectors they are up to featuring in the All Blacks' title defence.

Rugby: Taranaki take top spot

Rugby: Taranaki take top spot

Whether blowing away the opposition, edging nail-biters or grinding out patchy victories - Taranaki just keep on winning.

Armed police raid in Invercargill

Armed police raid in Invercargill

An armed police raid in Invercargill has uncovered $20,000 in drugs and cash.

Netball: Silver Ferns' gaps at both ends of court

Netball: Silver Ferns' gaps at both ends of court

While most of the focus in the lead-up to today's Silver Ferns team announcement has centred around shooting selections, an interesting battle has been playing out for the vacant spot in the defensive end.

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