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Driver who allegedly fled scene of fatal crash charged with manslaughter - Stuff.co.nz

A driver who allegedly fled the scene of a fatal crash has been charged with manslaughter. A car, which minutes earlier evaded police, ploughed through a fence and smashed into a tree and building at the entrance to Christchurch East School on ...

Your weather: Snow-vember continues with heavy falls overnight, downpours and risk of flooding in the south - New Zealand Herald

The bleak end to spring continues with more overnight snow in the south and cold showers spreading across New Zealand. MetService meteorologist Karl Loots said while much of the country would see some rain, today the major weather story was on the ...

Court chaos as murder accused storms victim's family - New Zealand Herald

A co-accused in the killing of a Ngaruawahia man stormed the dock in the Hamilton District Court and charged towards the victim's family. Leon Colin Wilson and a member of Mitchell Paterson's family were exchanging eye contact before Wilson started ...

Ōtara house fire started by man smoking in bed - Radio New Zealand

A man has been injured in a large house fire in South Auckland which started as he was smoking in bed. Fire and emergency received multiple calls about the fire on East Tāmaki Road in Ōtara. Photo: RNZ / Gill Bonnett. Fire and Emergency said it ...

Police detaining suicidal man in cells 'unlawful but reasonable', IPCA finds - New Zealand Herald

An independent investigation has found police acted unlawfully by detaining a suicidal Queenstown man for a mental health assessment, but says their actions were "reasonable in the circumstances''. The report, released today by the Independent Police ...

Auckland Pride Parade police uniform ban: 'We're not backtracking' - Radio New Zealand

The Auckland Pride Festival board are facing a vote of no confidence after their decision to ban police uniforms at next year's event but board chair Cissy Rock says they won't back down. Police at Wellington's Pride Parade Photo: RNZ/ Reesh Lyon.and more »

Jacinda Arderns uses APEC to champion a global economy where no one is left behind - Stuff.co.nz

This story was originally published on Newsroom.co.nz and is republished with permission. Jacinda Ardern uses her time at APEC to champion inclusive trade on the world stage, which means lifting those at the bottom. Laura Walters reports. The women sit ...

Power restored to most properties after power cut in Christchurch - The Press

Power has been restored to most homes after an underground cable fault cut power to more than 3000 properties in south Christchurch. Power went off in the suburbs of Beckenham, Cashmere, Huntsbury, Somerfield, St Martins and Sydenham at 7.14am on ...and more »

NZ woman jailed in the UK after working as fake doctor for 22 years - New Zealand Herald

A New Zealand woman has been jailed in the UK after she was found to have provided fake qualifications to work as a doctor for more than two decades. Zholia Alemi was last month jailed for five years after eventually being found out when she was ...

Three-month-old baby's death in Porirua a homicide: police - New Zealand Herald

Police have launched a homicide inquiry following the death of a three-month-old baby girl in Porirua. The baby died last week and an autopsy had revealed the girl had died from "non-accidental injuries" on November 13, Detective Senior Sergeant Kevan ...