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Crash blocks SH1 in Southland

12:10pm A truck and car have collided on SH1 17km from Invercargill.

Police to share raid docs

12:25pm Judge orders police to hand over documents on raid of Dirty Politics author's home.

Truck careers into Redcliffs home

12:11pm About 40 Christchurch homes lose power after truck crashes into hill property.

Rena report due today

Probe into cargo ship's grounding will come to close with the release of investigators' final report today.

Conman's rise and fall

Tony Mount's world came crashing down this week after he was jailed for ripping off clients. Stacey Knott investigates his downfall.

'Disrespect' led to street brawl

A youth who laughed at three street gang members who were blocking his way triggered a brawl with weapons and pot plants.

Phillip John Smith factsheet released

Pound heist dogs facing death

Uni student take on beach recruit

A trio of students will pitch Waikato University to their peers on the beaches of Coromandel this summer.

Errant teachers exposed

Misbehaving teachers will be routinely named and shamed, a disciplinary tribunal has ruled.

Principal denies charges

Teacher still registered

Polytechs eyes merger

Aoraki Polytech considers merger with CPIT for financial sustainability.

Heart-stopping moments

A tattoo saying "fall down seven stand up eight" is testimony to 18-year-old's determination.

Deadly Mansfield undertones?

One man believes infectious disease epidemics cast a shadow over one of NZ's greatest writers.

Asbestos left in HNZ property

Kick the habit with e-cigarettes

Hearty thanks for saviours

Eileen Ormrod was worried about her new bra while a having heart attack that she thought was food poisoning.

Flag needs to 'scream NZ'

PM continues to advocate for changing the national flag, sticking to silver fern preference.

Goff let off over report details

Labour MP Phil Goff is set to escape sanction for revealing details of a report by the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) after giving an unreserved apology.

Alcohol sponsorship under threat

Current account deficit balloons

Brownlee's war on defence jargon

Acronyms will go MIA in Defence Force briefing papers as new minister Gerry Brownlee says NOMW (not on my watch).

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