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Unlicensed Hastings driver toppled motorcyclist, drove over him, causing fatal injuries, then fled

Ian Johnson, 73, died from injuries he suffered after Fatima Mohammed drove into him at a Hastings roundabout. An...

Apr 13 · 2 min read >

Iwi court process wins support of Courts Minister Nicole McKee

Courts Minister Nicole McKee is looking at programmes run within the courts, including those involving Māori. Courts Minister Nicole...

Apr 13 · 55 sec read >

Canny View: The silent thief taking your hard earned money

Inflation continues to impact our wallets, writes Nick Stewart. OPINION Inflation will always drive-up prices, though the pace at...

Apr 13 · 3 min read >

Paramedic applicant who didn’t disclose past sex offence loses appeal over dishonesty conviction

A man applying to become a paramedic who did not disclose his previous conviction for unlawful sexual connection has...

Apr 12 · 2 min read >

Olympics swimming hopeful Emma Godwin off the pace in Games dream bid

The Olympic Games dream of Hawke’s Bay swimmer Emma Godwin appeared to be over after she finished third in...

Apr 12 · 1 min read >

Auckland businessman Mosese Vakapuna jailed after smuggling tobacco from Tonga

Almost 6000 kilograms of loose tobacco was smuggled into the country in multiple lots, Customs says. A multi-million dollar...

Apr 12 · 1 min read >

Ruawai fire chief recalls chaos after school bus crashes in Kaipara

One person in serious condition and three others with moderate and minor injuries were taken to hospital. The aftermath...

Apr 12 · 1 min read >

Weather: West Coast set for reprieve, Auckland to get thunderstorms, rain that could cause floods, slips

Northern North Island due for severe thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds Heaviest rain of 100mm or more expected...

Apr 12 · 5 min read >

Watercare flags 25.8 per cent rise in bills for Aucklanders as Mayor Wayne Brown and Minister Simeon Brown try to soften the blow

Watercare is telling Aucklanders it may need to increase bills by up to 25.8 per cent from July as...

Apr 11 · 2 min read >

Nelson double fatal: Police name Marlborough teens killed in crash

Police have named two teenage girls killed in a crash on an off-roading track in Nelson. Emergency services were...

Apr 11 · 20 sec read >
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