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Holiday weekend hell: SH1 closed north of Wellington - New Zealand Herald

Hopes of escaping the capital early for the long weekend have been dashed with State Highway 1 on the Kapiti Coast now not set to re-open before 8pm. The NZTA said due to the dangerous materials spilled, extraction of the crashed truck and clearing of ...

Jami-Lee Ross makes u-turn decision on resignation - Māori Television

Rogue National MP Jami-Lee Ross has made a u-turn decision on his pending resignation from Parliament and will remain to “expose serious flaws” in the National Party. It's been a tumultuous week for the National Party since the release of the PWC ...

Wanaka helicopter crash: 'Nothing to suggest foul play' - Newstalk ZB

There is no suggestion of foul play in the helicopter crash that killed three people near Wanaka yesterday, Southern District Commander Superintendent Paul Basham said. Police will remain at the scene of the helicopter crash through today and into ...

Two arrests made following fleeing driver incident across Auckland - Māori Television

Two arrests have been made following a serious fleeing driver incident across Auckland around lunchtime today. Police say the incident began at 11:42am after officers were conducting enquiries at a Blockhouse Bay address. The enquiries were regarding a ...and more »

Surfer taken to hospital after 'great white shark' attack in Northland - Stuff.co.nz

A 25-year-old surfer has escaped with his life after being attacked by a shark in Northland - and he has a souvenir to prove it. Lodged near the tip of man's board was a shark tooth and an impressive-looking bite mark, which an expert believes belongs ...

Canterbury sink Tasman with late try to advance to Mitre 10 Cup final - Stuff.co.nz

Canterbury's dynasty remains alive and kicking - just. The red and blacks edged Tasman 21-16 in a thrilling semifinal in Nelson on Friday night, advancing to next weekend's Mitre 10 Cup final against either Auckland or Wellington. Captain and halfback ...

Watch: 'Foolish and dangerous' driver sought after car ignores barriers, hit by train in Henderson, Auckland - New Zealand Herald

An Auckland driver is lucky to be alive after ignoring a rail barrier and being clipped by an oncoming train. Shocking footage shows the moment last night when the white Holden sedan crossed the rail tracks at Bruce McLaren Rd in Henderson, seconds ...

As Khashoggi Crisis Grows, Saudi King Asserts Authority, Checks Son's Power: Sources - U.S. News & World Report

DUBAI (Reuters) - So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said. Last Thursday, Oct. 11, the king dispatched ...

Drug charge laid, as Porirua homicide investigation continues - Stuff.co.nz

A 38-year-old man is facing drugs charges, as police continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of Auckland man Sosuia Helotu Ula. Ula, 19, was found with critical injuries after falling from a Mercedes on Porirua's Warspite Ave on ...

New $220 million surgical hospital supports best care - Scoop.co.nz

New $220 million surgical hospital supports best care. Today's announcement of a new $220 million surgical hospital on the North Shore Hospital campus will create significant additional elective capacity to meet the future health needs of the people of ...and more »