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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Revealed: Five of New Zealand’s meth cooking hotspots

In a University of Auckland study, researchers used police figures to identify where cooking of the drug is concentrated. Among the hotspots identified were Newton in central Auckland, Henderson Vall...

Private jet touches down ahead of ‘spy conference’

FBI director James Comey emerges from a Gulfstream G550 jet at Queenstown Airport yesterday to take part in a spy conference at the resort this week. Photo: Craig Baxter. Top US spies flew into Queen...

Missing Tongan fisherman found alive

An NZDF orion found the man waving his paddles on top of a life-raft. A New Zealand Defence Force orion has found a man waving his paddles from a life-raft in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The air...

Peace activists lay wreath in memory of dead civilians

An Anzac Day wreath-laying service at the Wellington Cenotaph turned ugly on Tuesday morning as a father and son clashed with protestors. Newshub was interviewing Ellie Clayton and Laura Drew from Pe...

Minister grounds Immigration New Zealand

The Government is taking action following a NZ Herald investigation, promising improvement to immigration's standards for those convicted of a criminal offence. The Herald revealed today that a man w...

Slip closes both lanes of Manawatu Gorge for three weeks

Contractors are working to assess the damage and clear the slip, on State Highway 3 between Ashhurst and Woodville, which is covering both lanes. The Transport Agency said it did not yet know when th...

US doctor told to pay $165k over fatal NZ crash

A US surgeon is due to be sentenced after two people died in a crash he caused while on holiday in New Zealand. 24 April 2017. A 63-year-old Wisconsin heart surgeon is due to be sentenced on careless...

Deportation power put on hold over sex offence case

David Seymour welcomes Michael Woodhouse's suspending Immigration New Zealand's discretion to protect those with residence visas who commit criminal offences from deportation. New Zealanders might wo...

Private jet touches down ahead of ‘spy conference’

An unusual USA aircraft at Invercargill Airport on Monday is suspected to be for a top-secret Five Eyes intelligence network meeting in Queenstown. The airport's chairman says it is one of the larges...

Brownlee to take on Foreign Affairs in ministerial reshuffle

OPINION: Education Minister Hekia Parata has been making noises about dumping the school decile system for years. Now, on the eve of her exit from politics, she apparently wants to get the plan firml...

DOC is outraged after a kareakea was killed in Nikau Valley, Paraparaumu. (FILE PHOTO)

The birds are fully protected by law, and Department of Conservation (DOC) are investigating the killing. Whoever shot the bird may face up to 2 years in prison and a $100,000 fine. Simon and Katie F...

InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday

Now that the country has been sitting under a ridge of high pressure and enjoying settled weather for the past few days, you could be forgiven for forgetting the showery start to the week. On Monday,...

Stranger shot man in Auckland driveway overnight, police say

A man was shot in his Auckland driveway overnight after being confronted by a stranger. Police are now hunting the gunman and asking the public for help. The man was shot in the driveway of a Dunaff ...

NZDF launches search for missing Tongan fisherman

The New Zealand Defence Force is searching for a Tongan fisherman whose boat suffered an engine failure while fishing off the main island of Tongatapu on Saturday. Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft. Sou...

Auckland teen Tamia Apaapa missing almost a month

Police are wanting to confirm the whereabouts of 13 year old Tamia Apaapa, who is believed to be in the Auckland area. She was reported missing by family on 27 March 2017 and last seen in school unif...

Missing 11-year-old found safe and well

An 11-year-old boy who went missing in Thames overnight after telling family members he would walk to his grandmother's house has been found at a Paeroa address. Tematau Wilson Photo: NZ Police. Poli...

Seven Head Hunter gang members jailed for ‘large-scale’ methamphetamine operat...

Head Hunters gang members have been jailed for methamphetamine production and distribution following a lengthy police operation. Ailing Head Hunters boss William 'Bird' Hines has been jailed for more...

Scot Ben Letham dies after paraglider accident in New Zealand

Paraglider Ben Letham, pictured here in 2012, passed away after a flying accident in Queenstown on Saturday. A paraglider who plummeted to his death in Queenstown had achieved feats few others had af...

Southern Lights delight New Zealand for the second night in a row

More beautiful images of the weekend's Aurora Australis light show have been sent to 1 NEWS from around the country. The Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, were spotted in the South Island as far ...

Your one-stop guide to Anzac Day

About 100 towns and cities from Avoca to Zeehan will stage more than 300 dawn, mid-morning or afternoon services, parades, breakfasts, lunches and other events to observe the 101st commemoration of t...