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11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The name of a motorcycle rider who died in a crash with a truck in Waikato yesterday has been named.
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11 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times
Ross Howard Blair, 45, of Te Aroha, suffered fatal injuries in the collision, which occurred at the intersection of Wardville Rd and Tower Rd near Waharoa, police said.
12 hrs ago | Scoop
The final round of the .kiwi Tri Series took place in Wellington today, with the highlight being national championship events for Elite U19 triathletes and Paratriathletes.
20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Distressed breast cancer patients are furious to discover insurers will pay only a fraction of breast reconstruction costs because the procedure is considered non-essential Instead, the single mother of two has been "devastated" by an $11,500 debt she can't pay, money her insurance company refuses to refund for her breast reconstruction.
21 hrs ago | Waikato Times
When it comes to identifying New Zealand drywood termites it pays to know your excrement, according to Bug Man Ruud Kleinpaste.
New Plymouth's Back Beach has dipped out of AA New Zealand's search for the country's most loved coastal spot.
Parking meters that were supposed to pay for a toilet block at a Coromandel holiday hot spot have backfired with tourists spending more than a penny in nearby bushes, business owners say.
Police are seeking public assistance to locate 44-year-old Tony Ashley Gorrie in relation to prolific fraud offending against backpackers and accommodation providers nationwide.
Pukekohe's Joel Trappitt, Kawasaki KX450F ; Taupo's Brad Groombridge and Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper fight for the lead at the start of a race at Tokoroa.
PHUKET: A Phuket vendor who saw his only source of livelihood - a mini-crepe cart - go up in smoke was able to avoid going to loan sharks to replace it because of help from an unlikely source, a New Zealander who has been to the province only twice.
Whangamata Community Board has injected an additional $10,000 into this month's Beach Hop, effectively taking over all the infrastructure costs associated with the event.
New Zealand Motorcycle Safety Consultants chief executive Allan Kirk said motorcyclists must always be prepared for the worst to happen.