A second person was seriously injured in the acciden yesterday.
Two vehicles crashed on SH94 near Mossburn yesterday.,
Emergency services were called to the scene at about 10:55am
The woman says she checked her bonus ticket as an afterthought - and soon found herself stuffing it under her mattress.
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The council is urging people to clean all equipment used on the water to stop lake snow spreading.
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A male described aged about 16-18 was seen nearby and ran off when approached by a member of the public.
Nine people were taken to hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
The victim was left with fractured vertebra, fractures to her arm and injuries to both legs.
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"I couldn’t believe it. I stared at the ticket for ages," the lucky winner said.
The boy is as having "mousy blonde hair and was wearing a high-visibility vest and shorts".
The two alleged offenders are also accused of driving off from petrol stations without paying during the incidents.
Police say the man who assaulted the girl last week had reportedly been in the same area previously.
Emergency services were called to a head-on-collision on Old Coach Road, Otaraia, at 11am.
The rider was taken to hospital after the crash in Southland.
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Lachlan Jones was found unresponsive in a Gore oxidation pond on Tuesday night.
The 3-year-old's body was discovered last night in one of Gore's two oxidation ponds.
The child had gone missing last night.
Land and water-based search crews are looking for the men with helicopters stood down for the night.
A "fire" was reported to emergency services but crews could not locate the blaze.
The wallet was found with some coins in it on Leven Street, Invercargill.
MetService New Zealand predicts thunderstorms for the lower South Island today.
The fire, which broke out late last night, is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.
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