Three people killed in cafe fire in Waimate, South Canterbury ... more soon

Digger hits Auckland house

The incident was reported in Arrowsmith Dr, Clover Park, just after 7.30am on Wednesday, Fire Service communications spokesman Jaron Phillips said.

8:38 AM  A digger has fallen off a truck and gone into the side of a house in south Auckland.

New lead in missing girl case

LA Tukerangi told family on Saturday she was being held against her will by Dean Whakatau.

7:29 AM  Police searching for missing girl LA Tukerangi hunt for car sighted in Rotorua.

Heavy rain to hammer north

A severe weather watch is in place for Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel Peninsula, Waitomo, Bay Of Plenty Rotorua, Taumarunui, Taupo, and Taihape.

8:11 AM  "Potential for high-impact severe weather" as heavy rain forecast to hit much of the North Island.

Kicker 'hyper', court hears

Connor Morris was killed with a long-handled sickle in 2014 in street violence sparked by a kick.

Man who started street fight that ended in Connor Morris' death was "amped up" when he kicked a stranger.

House values set new record

House values across the country have increased at a rate not seen since late 2007.

House prices across NZ have have increased at the fastest rate since 2007 - a whopping 10 per cent.

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Mend charity truck needs mending

Mend director Rob Buchanan with his truck, before it was stolen and pulled apart.

3 min ago  While donating hearing aids to children his homebase and truck was stolen and ruined.

Community locked out gallery

Politician "gutted" to have been excluded from decisions about prison in her local board area.

Herbicide closes Cosseys Dam

Reti to attend 70th remembrance of atomic bombings


Pt Chev athletics club seeks memorabilia

Pt Chevalier Athletics Club member Maddie Kelso-Heap, senior club captain Fiona Kelso president Michael Christini and young athlete of the year Truman Tepai.

The Pt Chev Athletics Club is calling for photos to share for their platinum jubilee.

Rugby stars dazzle pupils

It's not every day professional rugby players decide to join the classroom.

Marist's Faleupa Rome drags the defence along for the ride.

Playoff spot sealed for Marist

The Marist Saints are hoping to create some big upsets as we get closer to the pointy end of the ARL season.

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