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Stolen power tools recovered in Queenstown

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:50
Stolen power tools recovered by police in the Queenstown area. Photo: NZ Police Police have arrested a man and recovered power tools and equipment after a series of thefts from building sites around Queenstown.
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Pair charged after 51 die in sweltering Texas truck

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:35
At least 51 migrants have died after being trapped inside a sweltering truck found abandoned in Texas, authorities say, as two Mexican nationals tied to the smuggling incident were charged in a US federal court.
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Sockburn stabbing: Full review after murder-accused confirmed as mental-health patient

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:15
Laisa Maraia Waka has been named as the victim in Saturday's fatal stabbing in Christchurch. Photo: Facebook A full review has been launched by health board bosses after a mental health patient on community leave is accused of murdering a mother-of-four in a random street stabbing.
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Full review after murder-accused confirmed as mental-health patient

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:14
Laisa Maraia Waka has been named as the victim in Saturday's fatal stabbing in Christchurch. Photo: Facebook A full review has been launched by health board bosses after a mental health patient on community leave is accused of murdering a mother-of-four in a random street stabbing.
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Abandoned car fire on Northern Motorway

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:50
Emergency services were called to an early-morning car fire on State Highway 1 near Dunedin.
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Pair warned after drugs discovered in car

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:41
A driver and passenger have been warned after drugs were found in their car in South Dunedin. 
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7829 new community cases; 15 more deaths

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:28
There are 7829 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today and 15 virus-related deaths.
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Serious crash near Port Chalmers

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:28
Emergency services at the scene today. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON A person has been seriously injured after a car rolled near Port Chalmers.
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7829 new community cases; two more deaths in South

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:21
There are 7829 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today and 15 virus-related deaths, including two in the South.
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Mayor hails staff over 'one of the lowest rates rises'

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:01
Waimakariri Mayor Dan Gordon. Photo: Supplied Waimakariri Mayor Dan Gordon has hailed the efforts of staff after the Waimakariri District Council confirmed "one of the lowest rates rises in the country".
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Fears over delays as passport applications surge

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:49
passportnz.jpg Photo: Getty Images The easing of border restrictions and the coming school holidays has seen a surge in passport applications, and many people are worried they may not get their travel documents in time.
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Driver in crash that killed teens near Timaru jailed

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:06
Tyreese Fleming has been jailed for two and a-half years for causing the crash that killed the five teenagers. Photo: Georg heard A young driver behind a crash that killed five teenagers has today been jailed for two and a-half years.
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'Sheer hell': Families tell of grief after five teens killed in crash

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 11:01
Joseff McCarthy, Jack Wallace, Niko Hill, Javarney Drummond, and Andrew Goodger were all killed in the crash outside Timaru. Photo: Supplied A young driver behind a crash that killed five teenagers has today been told by grieving family members how their lives have been reduced to "living an absolute hell-hole".
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Driver in crash that killed five teens near Timaru due to be sentenced

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 10:00
Flowers left at the scene of the crash near Timaru last August. Photo: RNZ The sole survivor of a car crash that killed five teenage boys near Timaru will be sentenced for dangerous driving causing death when he appears in the High Court today.
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Pair jailed after Kiwi pilot left for dead

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 08:52
Ian Pullen. Photo: Twitter The suspended driver who ran over a helicopter pilot - who had arrived hours earlier in Australia to help fight bushfires - and left him for dead has been jailed for three years and two months.
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Rocket Lab launches Nasa satellite to the moon

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 08:13
The first lunar mission to take-off from New Zealand has launched successfully.
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Rocket Lab launches Nasa satellite to the moon

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 08:12
The first lunar mission to take-off from New Zealand has launched successfully.
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Blanket of fog over Christchurch

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 07:44
Visibility is very limited on the roads, all the way from Rangiora to Sumner. Photo: Hamish Clark A thick blanket of fog has spread across Christchurch this morning.
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Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 07:16
Ghislaine Maxwell. File photo Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the sex offender and globetrotting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.
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Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 07:09
Ghislaine Maxwell. File photo Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the sex offender and globetrotting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.
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