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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.

Boy asleep in car sat

How Kiwi kids are getting hurt

Fewer Kiwi kids are being seriously injured in car crashes than at the turn of the century, stats show.

Ben Shaw.

Teen dies after gym session goes wrong

He was pinned under a weight for at least half an hour.


Dog loose on Auckland Harbour Bridge

A number of people leapt from their cars attempting to rescue the dog.


Child hit by car, dies in Far North

The boy was hit while riding a bike in the Far North on Saturday afternoon.

Taniwha St, Glen Innes.

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.