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Elderly man found dead with unexplained injuries

Christchurch police are at the scene of a death in Upper Riccarton, Christchurch. Police were called to the address at around 0930 am Sunday 2 August.

An elderly male was found at an address with unexplained injuries.

Enquiries are continuing into the cause of this death.

Te Kaha and Endeavour berth in Auckland

The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS TE KAHA and tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR returned to the Devonport Naval Base this morning after being deployed since early this year.

Fatal Queenstown crash: Driver named

Police can now name the deceased driver as Jennifer Claire Scott of Cromwell, aged 76 years.

The other driver is an 18 year old man from Auckland who currently resides in Queenstown. He is in a stable condition in Southland Hospital and is expected to be released in the next few days.

Police looking to locate David Cerven

Waitemata Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a 21-year-old man who they believe can assist them with their enquiries into three armed robberies on the North Shore.

Rain bands sweep country

A wet but mild start to the week is forecast with moist air from the Tasman Sea hitting our shores. However, a southerly change is expected towards the end of the week, bringing snow showers to the south and dropping temperatures back down.

New book reveals realities of life at war in soldiers' own words

Testimonies from more than 2000 letters, diaries and journal entries of New Zealand soldiers who served in the Great War (1914-1918) provide vivid, moving and horrifying written accounts in a new book by Massey University Professor of War Studies Glyn Harper.

Heavy rain for the west and north of the South Island

Unsettled weather is expected over New Zealand for the next week, with a series of troughs moving across the country, bringing periods of rain to western areas of both islands. Northwesterlies are likely to reach gale at times in exposed places.

Three fleeing driver incidents in Northland

Three fleeing driver incidents in the space of two hours in Northland could have put the lives of many others in danger, say Police.

The first incident began at 12.25am when a vehicle failed to stop for Police on Western Hills Drive in Whangarei.

Tourists assaulted in Christchurch

Two male tourists were attacked by a group of up to 8 people in the driveway of their backpackers accomodation in Worcester Street, Christchurch.

Night maintenance work SH1 Whangarei

The NZ Transport Agency advises it will be carrying out maintenance work on SH1 at the southern entry to Whangarei on Monday night (July 3).