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  • Five injured, one critical after car hits pedestrians

    19 September 2017 10:06 PM 1

    At least five people have been injured and one is in a critical condition after a car struck a group of pedestrians on Auckland's North Shore. Another person is in a serious condition and a third has moderate injuries. Two others have minor injuries after the vehicle struck outside Westlake Girls' High School about 8.30am. A witness has posted on Facebook

  • Survey Reveals Major Concerns About Water Quality

    19 September 2017 10:02 PM

    20 September 2017 - A nationwide survey has revealed that the majority of New Zealanders are concerned about pollution and the impacts of climate change and intensive agriculture on water quality. The survey, undertaken by Water New Zealand, also found that most New Zealanders want to see charging for water extraction, particularly by water bottlers

  • Vehicle hits group of school kids on Auckland's North Shore

    19 September 2017 9:52 PM 47

    At least five people have been injured and one is in a critical condition after a car struck a group of pedestrians on Auckland's North Shore. Another person is in a serious condition and a third has moderate injuries. Two others have minor injuries after the vehicle struck outside Westlake Girls' High School about 8.30am. A witness has posted on Facebook

  • Pair in court over 1987 Waikato murder

    19 September 2017 9:42 PM

    Two men have appeared in the High Court charged with the 1987 murder of Maramarua publican Chris Bush. Two men charged with the murder and robbery of Maramarua publican Chris Bush 30 years ago have appeared in the High Court. The 57-and-58 year-olds are due to face trial in August next year and have already pleaded not guilty to the charges

  • Socialist Equality Group statement on the election

    19 September 2017 9:40 PM

    The New Zealand election on September 23 poses the urgent need for an internationalist and socialist movement of the working class. Whatever its outcome, the election will not address the great issues of the day that confront workers and young people: the failure of capitalism as an economic system; growing international tensions and the undeniable danger

  • Fatbergs in Waikato District Pipes

    19 September 2017 9:14 PM

    Its size has sent shockwaves around the world and while the Waikato district can’t claim anything quite as large, fatbergs have also been plaguing our pipes for years. International media coverage of a 250-metre long, 130-tonne ‘fatberg’ blocking a London sewer pipe went viral on social media last week, but General Manager Service Delivery Tim Harty

  • Body of fisherman found on West Coast

    19 September 2017 9:00 PM 1

    The Police National Dive Squad has recovered a body near the wreckage of fishing vessel Wendy J on the West Coast. The body was found on Tuesday afternoon and has yet to formally identified, say police, although the man is believed to be one of two who went missing last week. "A search of other areas of interest around the bay has failed to locate the second

  • Body pulled from sunken car in Auckland Harbour

    19 September 2017 6:10 PM 5 1

    A man's body has been pulled from a vehicle that plunged into Auckland Harbour last night. Police have now identified the only person inside the Toyota Prius that went into the water about 7.20pm. A spokeswoman said the body of the driver and the car were removed from the water about three hours later. Witnesses say the car went through a roundabout

  • Rescue attempt after car goes into water at Westhaven

    19 September 2017 6:10 PM

    if anyone you know is thinking of voting National in Saturday’s election, there’s still time for an intervention. You owe it to your friends and relations to intercede. Because there’s plenty of evidence on National’s mediocre-to-awful track record over its nine years in power. We can’t afford another three years of drift. More>> Using Dairy NZ numbers

  • Last chance for party leaders to impress

    19 September 2017 5:01 PM 1

    In turn, Ms Ardern will have to overcome the emotion of her grandmother dying earlier this week to focus on this one last major challenge in her quest to become prime minister on Saturday. Election momentum has clearly swung behind Ms Ardern in recent weeks and the fuel crisis caused by a tear in the pipeline between Marsden Point and Wiri has given