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19:04 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A Hamilton woman was seriously injured after being attacked by her dog, injuries which may have been worse but for the help of a passer-by.
18:22 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
About 500 protesters have marched to Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland wanting to stop a possible deep sea oil drill in Northland.
Teen critically hurt in crash near Chch
17:41 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A 19-year-old man has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with critical injuries after a three-car crash in Waikuku, north of Christchurch.
17:00 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
David Cunliffe's cousin Simon is standing aside as Labour's media director while the leadership election takes place.
Peters wants vote on deploying troops
16:40 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
NZ First leader Winston Peters says sending troops to Iraq would be a big step to take and there should be a vote on it in parliament.
MPs want a quick end to leadership crisis
15:23 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
Labour MPs want a quick end to the party's leadership crisis, with a primary election held before an inquiry into the campaign concludes.
15:02 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
Two ships are expected to arrive in the new search zone for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight this week.
Tourist dead in Canterbury crash
14:59 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A female tourist is dead after a crash on a Canterbury highway, while another three people have been taken to hospital with injuries.
14:16 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
They may be on the verge of being consigned to history, but the New Zealand Law Society says fax machines could make a comeback as a way to fight hackers.
Two men wanted over elderly burglaries
13:52 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
An arrest warrant has been issued for two men who police say have been stealing from the elderly in Invercargill.
Carol Hirschfeld joins Radio NZ
13:42 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
Maori Television executive Carol Hirschfeld is leaving the broadcaster to join Radio New Zealand as its head of content.
13:40 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A former Mighty River Power engineer accused of fraudulently issuing invoices to the electricity company will face the charges at trial.
09:49 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
New Zealand has presented its case for a seat on the UN security council at the general assembly in New York, firing off a salvo at the organisation.
09:43 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
The Antarctic summer season has begun and a flight carrying 32 core staff to Scott Base has managed to take off from Christchurch after a 24-hour delay.
09:27 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
Police want to track the driver of a car that failed to stop after a crash in which a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in Whanganui.
Man disappears on weekend walk
09:13 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A 37-year-old Mount Maunganui man who told family he was going for a short walk on Saturday still hasn't been found.
Pimp who kept NZ sex slave jailed
07:39 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A Jamaican pimp who based himself in Queensland has avoided a life sentence in the US federal prison system.
Two-headed lamb born in New Zealand
06:30 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
A lamb with two heads born in New Zealand on Friday has surprised medical experts by surviving for a fourth day.
ACT 'a political corpse', Peters says
04:01 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
Winston Peters says Prime Minister John Key doesn't need "a political corpse" like the ACT Party when National has a majority in its own right.
04:01 NZDT Tue Sep 30 2014
W Golie Roofing is fined $45,000 and ordered to pay $3000 reparation after a worker fell from a roof while safety gear was on site and not being used.
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