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'We're broken': Family's heartbreak after tree lands on baby

"We were prepared for life with ups and downs... but definitely not for this."

ACC has proposed higher levies for motorists in New Zealand, which could see petrol prices increase by almost 2 cents a litre.

ACC to refund $100 million in overcharged levies

But don't expect a refund until April next year.

An RNZAF T-6C Texan II aircraft similar to the one involved in the incident.

RNZAF plane forced into belly landing at Ohakea

The Air Force is investigating.

The MV Nyerere ferry was carrying hundreds of passengers, according to reports.

Lake Victoria ferry capsize kills at least 44

Hundreds are feared dead.

The James E. Roberts Memorial Bridge.

Three New Zealanders seriously injured in California car crash

They were driving on the wrong side of the road.

Lucy Aroha Brown fighting for her life.

Silver medallist female boxer fighting for her life

She was knocked unconscious during a routine training session.

Jordan Holgerson was standing at the edge of the bridge in Washington when she was suddenly pushed by her friend.

Bridge push: Washington teen faces jail time

She claims her friend asked to be pushed because she was "scared".


Passengers trapped in south Auckland crash

Three vehicles are involved and two have gone down a bank in Kingseat.

Circus motorcycle trick goes horribly wrong.

'Globe of Death' motorcycle trick goes horribly wrong in Peru

Nine people were left injured.

Police are attending serious crash in West Auckland.

Two people trapped after serious crash in west Auckland

Road blocks are in place.


Metal pole smashes windscreen at 100km/h

Both the driver and the newborn baby in the back survived unhurt.

The victims "lay unattended for nearly half an hour".

Road accident victims beg for help as onlookers take selfies

The victims "lay unattended for nearly half an hour".

Claire Nelson.

Kiwi hiker recovering after shattering pelvis in US desert

She was missing for three days, and was forced to drink her own urine to survive.


Beer keg smashes motorist's windscreen

The vehicle was severely damaged.

Jimi Jackson has posted an emotional tribute to Johnny Danger.

Jimi Jackson posts emotional tribute to Johnny Danger

"I'm still lost for words bro. I just can't believe it."

Police have released the names of the two children killed in Friday's Desert Rd crash.

Police release names of children killed in Desert Rd crash

They were Arteen Mosaferi, 4, and Radeen Mosaferi, two months old, from Hamilton.

Hitting the road early could be the secret to a traffic free journey home.

The best time to drive home after Easter weekend

There are certain hours you should avoid.

Yann Arnaud and Goel Ouisse perform at a Cirque du Soleil dress rehearsal in 2013.

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after mid-show fall

He had been a performer with the circus show for more than 15 years.

Police were called at 6:21am, and a helicopter is en route from Christchurch.

Two dead in crash north of Amberley

Three others were injured, with one in a critical condition.

Three people were killed early on Sunday morning on State Highway 6 near Hope after a car fled police.

Three killed in crash near Hope after car flees police

The three victims of the fatal pursuit were all Nelson locals.