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Fewer young people committing suicide

NZ City - ‎13 hours ago‎
Fewer young people have committed suicide in the last year but the overall numbers are still stubbornly high, the chief coroner says.

Fake mall security guard jailed

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
Juan Carlos Ruiz Mio at the Waitakere District Court being sentenced for filming and sexually assaulting girls in shopping malls. File photo / Dean Purcell.
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National channels Eminem in election ad

Stuff.co.nz - ‎11 hours ago‎
There's nothing quite like a rap battle. But is National's new ad too close to Eminem's Lose Yourself? National's election ad.
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SIS handover to Slater probed

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
The spy watchdog is set to investigate why blogger Cameron Slater was given declassified Security Intelligence Service documents refused to reporters.
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'Dirty Politics' fallout only increases National's standing - poll

Newstalk ZB - ‎9 hours ago‎
The fallout during the early days of Nicky Hagar's book 'Dirty Politics' has only increased National's standing in the latest Roy Morgan opinion poll.

Vector crews seek to avoid Auckland traffic jams

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Network lines company Vector wants its faults crews' vehicles to be able to use Auckland's bus lanes and T2 lanes in order to get quickly to the scene of storm damage, building fires, or motor accidents instead of having to wait in traffic jams like other motorists ...
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Takeaway murder: Wife accused

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
One of the people accused of stabbing a man to death in his car can now be revealed as his wife. Name suppression for Gurjinder Singh, 25, and Amandeep Kaur, 31, was lifted when the pair appeared in the High Court at Auckland this morning charged with ...
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Man wanted after 'shrugging off taser'

Stuff.co.nz - ‎14 hours ago‎
Gore police are on the hunt for a man they say shrugged off a zap from a police taser before fleeing. Senior sergeant Brian Benn, of Dunedin, said police were called to the intersection of Wentworth and Oxford streets in Gore just after 7pm last night following ...

Man arrested for Tinopai home invasion

TVNZ - ‎9 hours ago‎
A man has been arrested for aggravated robbery and kidnap following a home invasion in Tinopai in June. The 27-year-old was among four others who broke into a home on Tinopai Road and assaulted the occupants.
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Train and truck collide near Timaru

3News NZ - ‎12 hours ago‎
An injured truck driver has been flown by helicopter to Christchurch hospital after his truck collided with a train in Temuka. The incident occurred just before 11am at the Arundel-Belfield Rd level crossing between Rangitata and Temuka.
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Woman cleared of boyfriend's manslaughter

NZ City - ‎11 hours ago‎
Juliette Gerbes has been cleared of a manslaughter charge laid after her boyfriend Christopher Jones died while the pair were fighting in 2012.
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Drug mule jailed for more than 7 years

Stuff.co.nz - ‎10 hours ago‎
DRUG MULE: Laura Elizabeth Cilliers being sentenced in the Christchurch District Court on drug trafficking charges. Sydney Cilliers.

Fallen tree causes delays on SH1

Otago Daily Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
A large tree has fallen across State Highway 1 in Northland resulting in traffic delays in the area, police say. The tree had fallen about 2km south of the Satellite Station near Warkworth and blocked both lanes, but one lane was now open to traffic.
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Court to decide on navy officer's retrial

Radio New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
The lawyer for a navy officer who has won his appeal against his convictions says the Court Martial Appeal Court has yet to decide whether there will be a retrial.
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Man pulls meat hook out of face

NZ City - ‎9 hours ago‎
A man impaled on a hook at a Bay of Plenty meat works pulled the hook out of his face after spending over an hour impaled on it. 20 August 2014.

Bad weather clearing in Rotorua

Radio New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bad weather is clearing in parts of Rotorua, where the Fire Service had up to 30 callouts to flooded properties and to rescue people trapped in vehicles in floodwaters.

Driver with unrestrained children treated charitably by judge

Stuff.co.nz - ‎10 hours ago‎
A driver caught with five unrestrained children in her car has been treated compassionately by a judge who said such things were common 30 years ago.
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Hair-raising row gets chop

Stuff.co.nz - ‎8 hours ago‎
Dunedin secondary school pupil Kurtis Bain and his principal David Hunter have come to an agreement over a haircut the school deemed to be extreme.
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Dogs' owners appear in court over Murupara attack

3News NZ - ‎14 hours ago‎
The owners of four Staffordshire terrier cross dogs that attacked a seven-year-old girl near Murupara have appeared in Rotorua District Court today.
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