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Wu Yongning was famous for his death-defying stunts.

Chinese daredevil dies after falling 62 storeys

Wu Yongning attracted a social media following for his risky stunts.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively injured on movie set

Production has been halted on the set of spy thriller The Rhythm Section.

Two injured in Remuera, Auckland police chase

Two injured in Auckland police chase

One person is in a serious condition in hospital.

Havelock North

ACC won't pay victims of Havelock North water crisis

Some of the residents who got sick have on-going health concerns.


Melbourne police save woman from train with seconds to spare

Dramatic footage has been released by Victoria Police.

Nine people have been taken to hospital after a bike crash in Christchurch.

Nine taken to hospital after bike crash near Christchurch

There were reportedly about 40 cyclists riding in a group.

Ex-Weta staff member Juan Pablo Lampe was killed in a freak accident in India.

Weta staff in shock after freak accident in India

Juan Pablo Lampe was killed by a bull while touring with his partner.

The family of a young Kiwi who died in the UK has raised more than $33,000 to bring her home.

Thousands raised to help bring Toni Kelly's body home

Flying a loved one home can come at a huge cost.

Taupo, Crash

Basic mistakes behind high road death toll - police

This year is shaping up to have one of the worst records in a decade.

Police car

Two dead in accidents near Towai, Waimate

Attempts to divert traffic around the Far North created further problems.


Three men rescued after boat capsize in Port Waikato

There was only one life jacket between the three of them.

Police, Traffic

Holiday traffic backed up 'many kilometres'

People driving home today after the long weekend may be in for some serious delays.

Crash, Christchurch

Truck knocks house off its foundations

The crash made for a rude awakening on Thursday morning.


Person dies in Auckland cliff fall

Emergency services are at the scene.


Five people pulled from rolled van in rural south Auckland

A six-year-old boy and two 18-year-old women were among those hospitalised.

Fatal jet boat accident at World Championship in Canterbury.

Police name man killed in jet boat accident

The accident occurred on the Waimakariri River on Sunday morning.


Auckland company fined after rubbish truck death

A young worker was crushed after the truck's brakes failed.


Elderly man seriously injured after truck crash

A truck smashed into his mobility scooter.

Car crashed into tree

Man dies in crash at North Shore Hospital

The serious crash unit is investigating.

Bairds Road is expected to remain closed between the Clayton Avenue and Everitt Road, Otara.

One dead, two injured after south Auckland police chase

The driver of the stolen vehicle collided with a tree in Otara.