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25 May 2013 8:26
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Heavy rains ease as Nelson starts clean-up
23 April 2013
More the 1300 Nelson property owners have so far lodged insurance claims as they begin the slow task of cleaning up flood water damage.
Record numbers tramp Great Walks
The number of trampers on New Zealand's Great Walks is up almost 10 per cent from the previous summer, the Department of Conservation says....
Cops borrow boats to rescue residents
Police across Nelson pulled together in heavy rain to rescue dozens of residents and motorists trapped in rising flood waters on Sunday....
NZ offers assistance to quake-hit China
Prime Minister John Key has made an offer of assistance to China after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan province, killing at least 160 people....
Raglan homes damaged in Tornado
A small tornado in Raglan has damaged one roof, smashed windows and blown a tree onto a car....
Black Sticks overwhelm South Korea
New Zealand made the most of a three-hour rain-enforced break to win their Four Nations women's hockey match against South Korea 5-1....
Flash floods hit Mt Maunganui homes
The Fire Service has been called to pump water out of more than 100 Mount Maunganui homes after torrential rain caused flash flooding....
Fire ban lifted in Auckland
The total fire ban in the Auckland region has been lifted following the return of rain to the area, but rural open air fires still need a permit....
Hurricanes beat Force 22-16 in Super Rugby
The Hurricanes, with three tries to one, have held out for a 22-16 Super Rugby victory over the Western Force....
Despite rain, still dry across some parts
Federated Farmers says farmers in some parts of the country are still worried about the dry conditions, despite recent rain....
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