When the pleasant young man turned up to see the motorcycle her partner's teenage son had advertised for sale on Trade Me, Maartje Broeshart thought nothing of it when he jumped on the bike and started the motor.
Tens of millions of sports fans around the globe are sitting down this week to enjoy the rallying and stunning scenery from Whangarei, as the action from last month's International Rally of Whangarei screens around the world.
A Whangarei man has been jailed for 12 months for his fifth drink driving conviction and sixth for driving while banned.
A stand-off lasted for well over an hour in rural Kamo after police became concerned for the safety of a mentally ill man with access to firearms.
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A man will appear in court this afternoon after a 22-year-old pregnant woman was stabbed this morning. The alleged attack happened in Manukau this morning. The woman is understood to be in a stable condition in Middlemore Hospital. A spokeswoman for police said a 22-year-old man was charged with wounding and would appear in Manukau District Court this afternoon.
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