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Large fire at Westland High School

The Fire Service and Police are currently dealing with a very large fire at Westland High School.

Local residents who are experiencing smoke entering their properties are requested to move away from the smoke.

Teen drowns after bridge jump

At 1215pm this afternoon Police and emergency services were called to Te kopua bridge Raglan following a report a 16 year old male swimmer had gone missing.

Car fire investigation continues

Marlborough Police removed the body from the car found burning in a layby off State Highway 1 at Tuamarina yesterday evening.

The body will be transported to Christchurch for a post mortem examination.

The post mortem is expected to take place on Tuesday.

Pedestrian seriously injured in Sandringham crash

On monday 8 February 2016 Police were advised of a motor vehicle collision at Dominion and Lambeth Roads Sandringham.

On arrival, a male pedestrian was located with serious head injuries after having been struck by a motor vehicle.

The Serious Crash Unit is now investigating.

Crashed glider found

Searchers have found the wreckage of the glider that went missing after taking off from Omarama yesterday at 1pm.

The pilot was the only person in the glider and did not survive the crash. Police will release his name after advising next of kin.

Search continues for missing glider

The search continues for the glider missing after taking off from Omarama yesterday at 1pm. There. have been no sightings of the glider since 3.45pm yesterday.

Fine weather for many places this week

A ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island today, while easterly winds flow across the North Island. The easterlies weaken on Monday as the ridge of high pressure spreads over the North Island, and then persists for the rest of the week.

Serious assault in Dunedin

Dunedin Police are investigating the serious assault of a 40 year old woman.

The incident occurred shortly before 6.00am on Sunday the 7th of February at a Cutten Street address.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area.

Two arrested after Glenfield liquor store assault

Waitemata Police have arrested two people after a 61-year-old woman was hospitalised owing a serious assault at a Glenfield bottle store on Saturday night. A 35-year-old man has been charged with assault with intent to injure.

Search for missing glider underway

Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is coordinating the search for a glider missing from Omarama.

The glider was self-launched using a small motor at 1pm yesterday and was reported missing by Omarama Gliding at 8.20pm.

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