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Man accused of Dunedin Airport bomb hoax named

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:36
dunedin_airport2.jpg It is alleged Preetam Maid left an ‘‘imitation explosive device’’ at ‘‘a security-enhanced area’’ in the airport on March 17. Photo: Gregor Richardson A man who allegedly left a fake bomb at Dunedin Airport days after the Christchurch mosque shootings can now be named.
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Child hit by truck near Whangarei schools dies

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:26
nlxlcialavbn5ajd5cbuf56lmi.jpg Emergency services at the scene this morning. Photo: Northern Advocate via NZ Herald A child has died after being hit by a truck in Whangarei in Northland.
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Milford Track huts booked out in minutes for summer

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:23
milfordtrackhut-graham-dainty-1200.jpg There has also been a rise in the number of New Zealand residents booking to walk the tracks. Photo: Doc Hut bookings for the Milford track walking season 2019/2020 have booked out in a number of minutes.
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More speed cameras, bigger fines could be down road

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:45
eight_col_large_1m1a4906.jpg The Government is being advised by one of five reference groups on road safety to follow the suit of Sweden when it comes to speed cameras. Photo: RNZ Hundreds of speed cameras, attracting much larger fines, could be added to the roading network under the next road safety strategy.
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Horror Rotorua crash: 'You knew it was high impact'

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:40
rotoruacrashnzme.jpg Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Photo: NZME. Witnesses heard the loud bang of a crash in Rotorua last night in which four people were injured, with one man currently in ICU.
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Bridges: Polls 'simply can’t both be right'

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:32
simon_bridges_getty_1.jpg National Party leader Simon Bridges. Photo: Getty Images National leader Simon Bridges says the political poll that showed his party had gained support was the most similar to National's own polling.
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Two hurt after crash in Wellington tunnel

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:25
2n52lltmqramrfomci62bdsyja.jpg Police said the single-vehicle crash n the Mt Victoria Tunnel occurred just after 6am. Photo: NZ Herald/file Two people have been injured in a crash - one critically - that had closed Wellington's Mt Victoria tunnel, paralysing the capital during the morning rush hour.
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Male hair product recall

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:11
61yqb2of7l._sy550_.jpg Photo: supplied A men’s hair product is being recalled after reports of liver injury from consumers of the product overseas.
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Fears Durant has ruptured Achilles

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:42
kevin_durant_4.jpg Kevin Durant on the ground after a suspected ruptured Achilles in game five of the NBA Finals in Toronto. Photo: Getty Images It is feared Kevin Durant has ruptured his right Achilles.
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NZ must take half-chances: Ferguson

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:23
lockie_ferguson_world_cup_odi.jpg New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand cannot afford to squander even half-chances against a team of India's calibre.
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Football Ferns lose in heartbreaker

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:09
sarah_gregorius_dominique_bloodworth.jpg Sarah Gregorius and Dominque Bloodworth contest the ball during the Football Ferns match against the Netherlands this morning. Photo: Getty Images The Football Ferns have suffered an unfortunate defeat in their first match at the Fifa Women's World Cup.
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One in hospital after central Dunedin house fire

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 07:36
Sixteen firefighters are at the scene of a house ablaze in central Dunedin that has left one person with serious injuries.
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