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A soldier has been shot during a training exercise at Ardmore base.

Soldier shot during live training exercise at NZDF Ardmore base

The training activity is now suspended.

Police car

Six people injured after car rolls in Auckland

Two people are in hospital after the crash on a busy Mt Wellington road.

The incident caused a standstill on the motorway.

Man who fell from vehicle on Auckland motorway named

The incident brought the motorway to a standstill.

Angel Mulu was a real life angel for Margaret Gunderson.

Real life Angel: How good Samaritan saved crash victim's life

"As soon as I told her what my name was, she stopped breathing."

A 26-year-old prankster (pictured right) who loved winding his partner up died by misadventure.

UK practical joker dies during a prank gone wrong

The practical joker loved to act out a number of deadly pranks to wind up his girlfriend.

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Nine reported injured, power down after Waikato crash

Power has been restored to the vast majority of affected properties.

A teal station wagon was ripped in half by the force of the crash.

Givealittle page set up for crash victim with the 'biggest heart'

Chante Harmer died along with her toddler and infant sons.

One man died after his car left the road and into a waterway near Auckland Airport.

Nine killed in second-deadliest day on NZ roads since 2000

One horrific crash saw five family members die after their car crashed into a tree.


Chinese tourist charged over fatal crash

Three people were killed in the South Island crash.


Firefighters want ACC cover for cancer

"It's not one fire that kills us - it's hundreds of fires over our career."

Police confirmed the three people killed in the crash were all road workers.

Man charged over crash which killed three road workers

FIRST Union said they were horrified by the deaths.

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Two injured after quad bike crash in Warkworth

One person was flown to Starship Hospital with critical injuries.

Matty King's body was found on February 10 after he had tried to enter his apartment by the balcony.

'It's a terrible tragedy: Kiwi who fell to death from Brisbane balcony remembered

"It's something that any of us would do or have tried."

The occupants were left "pretty distraught" - and fortunate to survive.

Traffic halts after car flips on Auckland's northern motorway

The occupants were left "pretty distraught" - and fortunate to survive.


Woman dies in suspected horse-riding accident

Police investigating a missing persons report located the woman's body on Tuesday night.


Man hit by train in Christchurch

He is in a critical condition.

Mark Collins in his sling, with his injured knee following his accident

Man's warning to Lime users after mishap leaves him with broken shoulder

He says he won't let it stop him scooting.


Six rushed to hospital after crash on SH60 near Nelson

Two vehicles were involved in the accident.


Twenty-one Kiwis make ACC claims after slipping on onions

Since 2013 there have been more than 3000 onion-related ACC claims.


'In seconds the damage was done': Mum's anger after toddler's horrific burns at playground

"Watching her tiny little body lying limp on the hospital bed... crippled me."