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Child hit by car in Auckland

The 4yo has been taken to Starship Hospital in a critical condition.

The crash happened shortly after 9am on Monday.

Students hospitalised after minivan crash in Hawke's Bay

The students have injuries ranging from moderate to serious.


Body of missing Tauranga fisherman found

His boat, which was homemade, still hasn't been located.

Sharon Regoli Ciferno was holidaying in Mexico when she fell off the balcony's ledge.

Teacher dies after laughing too hard

The US woman lost her balance on a rooftop balcony and fell back.


Unobservant motorcyclist drives straight into sinkhole

This is why you shouldn't text and drive.


Toddler pulls boiling oil onto himself

The three-year-old Opotiki boy has been left badly burnt.

One of the four people on board has minor injuries and has been taken to the Lakes District Hospital emergency department.

Light plane crash at Queenstown airport

Four people were on board the light plane.


Crash causing delays on SH1 at Pohuehue

The crash involves a large truck and trailer unit and a ute.

epa05207633 US marines MV-22 Osprey aircraft participate in an annual Combined Joint Logistics over the Shore (CJLOTS) exercise during the Ssang Yong (Double Dragon) exercises against a possible attack from North Korea, in Pohang, 360 km southeast of Seoul, South Korea, 12 March 2016. US Marines and sailors of the third Marine Expeditionary Brigade are participating in Exercise Ssang Yong in South Korea together with the Republic of Korea Marine Corps and Navy, and Australian Army forces, from 06 March until 18 March 2016.  EPA/SONG KYUNG-SEOK / POOL

US marines presumed dead off Queensland coast

Their aircraft crashed into the water on Saturday.

Floating market trader hitches a ride home from a motor boat after selling goods at Pasar Terapung on the Martapura river where the traditional riverside village of Lok Baintan is located in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo

Speed boat overturns off Indonesia, killing 10

40 people were estimated to have been on board at the time of the accident.

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Pregnant woman hurt in road rage crash

Police would like to hear from the driver of the black car and anyone else who can identify the attacker or his vehicle.

James Patterson-Gardner and Steve Combe were killed in a helicopter crash in 2015.

Accident investigation: 'Too easy' for pilots to dodge rules

A commission says pilots can easily get medical approval to fly.


One dead after car crashes into building in Otara

It's possible that a medical event was to blame.

[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] A commercial airline landing at the Princess Juliana International Airport in St Maarten.

Kiwi jet-blast survivor says she saw death coming

A Blenheim woman was killed after standing in a jet blast in the Caribbean, a popular tourist activity.

14-year-old Madison Coe died after using her cell phone in the bath.

Family releases haunting final photo by girl electrocuted in bath

The girl's family want it to serve as a warning to others.

The man was transported by ambulance to the local fire station.

Elderly man stuck in campervan for three days

The 70-year-old was found wedged between the front seat and the foot pedal.

In New Zealand 2016 was a record year for quad bike deaths.

NZ, Australia have similar quad bike stats

In New Zealand 2016 was a record year for deaths from quad bike accidents.

Ephraim Gudgeon, 24, leapt off the Omanawa waterfall in February as friends filmed from the edge.

Man paralysed in waterfall leap's message to would-be jumpers

"It definitely has brought a lot of sadness and a lot of tears."


NZ tourist killed by Caribbean jet-blast named

Blenheim woman Gayleen McEwan was killed in the "freak accident".


Explosions from truck fire near Hanmer

Authorities believe the truck could be carrying 10 to 12 different chemicals.