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  • Shot fired in Thames
    Police have arrested two men after a gun was fired in a residential area of Thames. 
  • Daylight sex attack at campus
    Police are investigating a violent daylight sexual attack at Waikato University this morning.
  • Labour to axe secondary tax
    Labour has announced plans to scrap secondary tax for workers with more than one job - but National says it's already implementing the policy.
  • Flight cost causes outrage
    A Nelson woman wants to see greater competition on air services between here and Dunedin, after forking out $1352 for return airfares for herself and her husband to fly to a funeral.
  • Overwhelmed by generosity
    Melrose Cafe operator Angela Kernohan is overwhelmed by Nelson's generosity in helping her reach a $10,000 fundraising goal in just 48 hours.
  • Wellington city street closed after gas smell
    A suspected gas leak led to a busy Wellington street being cordoned off for more than an hour.
  • Seatbelts a factor in fatal crash
    Police are investigating the likelihood that passengers in the back of a station wagon that crashed near Longburn, killing two people, were unrestrained.
  • Truck crash leaves driver trapped
    A truck driver became trapped in his truck when it crashed on the West Coast this morning.
  • 42 and scared of dementia
    Lillian Small knows there is a good chance that, before she turns 50, she will start losing her mind.
  • War vets in forgotten cemetery
    In a forgotten paddock in no-man's land, the bodies of war veterans who died in a Waikato mental asylum lie in unmarked graves.
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