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Truck and trailer unit crashes over bank, closing highway near Tauranga

Police say injuries are unknown at this stage but SH36 is closed in the area.

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The paraponter crashed in Queenstown while two men were injured in the Hokitika microlight crash.

Paraponter's companion among 'numerous eye-witnesses' to fatal plunge into Queenstown school

Civil Aviation Authority investigators will interview witnesses tomorrow.

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The bus carrying young students collided with a truck, killing about 20 children in South Africa overnight.

Watch: Minibus left a blackened shell after bursting into flames in deadly crash

The bus collided with a truck, killing about 20 young children in South Africa overnight.

Cyclist dies in collision with truck in Napier

Emergency services were called to the scene on Georges Drive just before 6pm.

Two men survive light plane crash in Northland

The plane crash-landed in a paddock at Dargaville.

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A person was hit and killed by a train this morning on the Western Line.

Name released of teenage boy struck and killed by train in West Auckland

The boy was wearing headphones and was unaware of the approaching train when he crossed the tracks.

Man found dead on road in Ruatoria was hit by two cars

One car has already been forensically examined, and police say the second will likely have damaged on the front.

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The pair are wounded after they and the shooter all targeted the same bird on a rural property in Kansas.

Watch: Hunter shoots camouflaged brother, friend, mistaking them for turkeys

The incident in Kansas has prompted a new warning for hunters to identify their targets.

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Police launched a search yesterday after finding a small boat was adrift with no-one on-board.

Search to resume for man missing in Manukau Harbour

Police yesterday found a girl treading water nearby, but called off the search for the man last night.

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The building in Avondale was left severely damaged by the fire this morning.

Large fire at West Auckland business

The Fire Service isn't ruling out the fire, at a commercial laundry business, being suspicious.

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Man rescued after car goes down bank in Canterbury

Part of Lewis Pass Road is shut whilst emergency services clear the scene.

West Australia beach closed until further notice after teenage girl is killed by shark

Fatal shark attacks appear to have increased significantly in the state's waters.

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Ammonia leak at West Auckland business

Fire crews were called to Tegal Chicken in Henderson this morning.

Teenage girl dies after shark attack in Western Australia

The girl's family reportedly watched in horror from the beach as she was grabbed by the shark.

Five dead in Lisbon plane crash

A small plane crashed beside a Lisbon supermarket.

Two people hospitalised after inhaling chemicals in Taranaki

It's believed the people were mixing chemicals for farming purposes.

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Suspicious blaze guts South Auckland house

The Fire service say the single-storey home is a Housing New Zealand property.

Truck crash blocks State Highway One in Waikato

The accident happened north of Putaruru.

Child seriously injured in Christchurch three-vehicle crash

The accident happened in Sydenham just before 11pm yesterday.

Police cordon at Botanical Street in Palmerston North

Motorcyclist in critical condition after slamming into parked car

Emergency services were called to the scene at 4am in Whangaparaoa, north of Auckland.

Police working to locate man missing in water at Hunua Falls

Emergency services were called to the scene around 11:15pm.

Person in serious condition after van rolled in South Canterbury

The occupant was extricated from the vehicle.

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Three people were injured in the North Shore accident which cut power to hundreds of homes.

Video: Car lies wrecked on its side after crashing into power pole in Auckland

Three people were injured in the accident that cut power to almost 700 homes last night.

Christchurch man found dead after swimming in West Coast river

The man was in hot pools with a group when he went into Taipo River to cool off.

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