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Poppy Funerals director shuts down, citing death threats and health issues
Poppy Funerals director shuts down, citing death threats and health issues

Poppy Funerals director shuts down, citing death threats and health issues

The woman behind embattled funeral company Poppy Funerals disputes accusations made against her and says she is proud of the business she created....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:51:57
Arrest in West Coast shooting; Victim identified as Hayley Williams
Arrest in West Coast shooting; Victim identified as Hayley Williams

Arrest in West Coast shooting; Victim identified as Hayley Williams

Several children, including the victim's three sons, were present during a fatal shooting in Greymouth....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:46:11
Cow fodder 'highest and best' use of cleared suburban Christchurch land
Cow fodder 'highest and best' use of cleared suburban Christchurch land

Cow fodder 'highest and best' use of cleared suburban Christchurch land

Parts of Christchurch's red zone could be used to graze dairy cows....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:41:14
Two friends dead after early morning police chase
Two friends dead after early morning police chase

Two friends dead after early morning police chase

All five people involved in a Monday morning  crash that killed two during a police chase were believed to be friends, Auckland police said....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:34:20
Person escapes burning car after crash in Hawke's Bay
Person escapes burning car after crash in Hawke's Bay

Person escapes burning car after crash in Hawke's Bay

A car caught fire following a single-vehicle crash in Hawke's Bay....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:20:56
National caucus gets used to the taste of Opposition
National caucus gets used to the taste of Opposition

National caucus gets used to the taste of Opposition

A shell shocked National caucus will meet on Tuesday for the first time since its ousting from Government by Winston Peters....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:03:58
Families of two mining tragedies come together for choral commemoration
Families of two mining tragedies come together for choral commemoration

Families of two mining tragedies come together for choral commemoration

Kath Monk couldn't hold back the tears for the son she lost too soon as Sir Karl Jenkins' Benedictus, from the composition The Armed Man, echoed through Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre...
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:08:56
HighLight Carnival of Lights shines on Lower Hutt
HighLight Carnival of Lights shines on Lower Hutt

HighLight Carnival of Lights shines on Lower Hutt

Organisers of Lower Hutt's HighLight Carnival of Lights were hoping to attract 30,000 people over Labour Weekend....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:43:56
About 600 people tour Antrim House as part of Wellington City Heritage Week
About 600 people tour Antrim House as part of Wellington City Heritage Week

About 600 people tour Antrim House as part of Wellington City Heritage Week

Organisers of the inaugural Wellington City Heritage Week were "victims of their own success" on Monday, when large numbers resulted in wait times of more than 40 minutes....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:27:46
Ministry of Health call on Waikato DHB chairman to explain
Ministry of Health call on Waikato DHB chairman to explain

Ministry of Health call on Waikato DHB chairman to explain

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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:00:00
Wellington Diwali festival a 'melting pot' of cultures
Wellington Diwali festival a 'melting pot' of cultures

Wellington Diwali festival a 'melting pot' of cultures

The annual Diwali festival may be Hindu in origin, but in Wellington on Monday it was celebrating a "melting pot" of cultures....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:36:22
Gloomy end to long weekend
Gloomy end to long weekend

Gloomy end to long weekend

Break out the board games, as Labour Day brings rain for most of the country - including severe thunderstorms for the northern North Island. ...
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:13:54
Green School, Bali: where there are no walls, no algebra classes and no limits
Green School, Bali: where there are no walls, no algebra classes and no limits

Green School, Bali: where there are no walls, no algebra classes and no limits

Not too long ago, William Perrett didn't have the confidence to cross the street alone....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:15:55
Traffic woes as Labour Weekend winds up
Traffic woes as Labour Weekend winds up

Traffic woes as Labour Weekend winds up

Busy roads and heavy rain is a dangerous mix for drivers returning home this Labour Weekend, prompting police to issue a stark warning: "The consequences of dumb things is death."  ...
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:11:50
Murupara teen still on the run after stealing police car
Murupara teen still on the run after stealing police car

Murupara teen still on the run after stealing police car

 Police are hunting a teen who they say stole a patrol car in the Bay of Plenty last week....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:03:51
Wellington cycle instructor wins top honour at Bike to the Future awards
Wellington cycle instructor wins top honour at Bike to the Future awards

Wellington cycle instructor wins top honour at Bike to the Future awards

A passion for making cycling a safer and more attractive transport option has seen a Wellington woman scoop a top national prize....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:50:20
Bike Path designs for eastern suburbs will see a loss of parking spaces
Bike Path designs for eastern suburbs will see a loss of parking spaces

Bike Path designs for eastern suburbs will see a loss of parking spaces

Hundreds of carparks could be lost in Wellington's eastern suburbs as the city council firms up design options for the latest tranche of cycleways....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:45:13
Fire stops holiday traffic near Alexandra
Fire stops holiday traffic near Alexandra

Fire stops holiday traffic near Alexandra

A sizeable roadside fire stopped heavy Labour Day traffic in Central Otago this afternoon....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:09:35
Fleeing motorist arrested after crashing into rail crossing control box
Fleeing motorist arrested after crashing into rail crossing control box

Fleeing motorist arrested after crashing into rail crossing control box

A Hawera man has been arrested after crashing into a power box mains controlling four level rail crossings in Inglewood, Taranaki....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:07:18
Trapped kayaker rescued from Huka Falls, near Taupō
Trapped kayaker rescued from Huka Falls, near Taupō

Trapped kayaker rescued from Huka Falls, near Taupō

A kayaker has been rescued from Huka Falls, north of Taupō....
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:06:08
 
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