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19 September 2017 4:01 PM Water to decide the battle for Tukituki

Hawke’s Bay has a reputation for stunning syrahs and delicious fruit. But, perhaps more than any other region, the use of water has been fiercely debated, leaving residents on both sides bitter. Shane Cowlishaw reports as a new row erupts just days before the election. Lined up in a muddy park in Clive, hundreds of tractors sit in perfect, uniform rows. There 1

17 September 2017 2:26 AM Kiwi found guilty of killing wife in Canada

The jury took several days to return the verdict, finding Beckett guilty of first degree murder. Sentencing took place immediately, Beckett receiving 25 years' imprisonment with no possibility of parole. The 60-year-old stood trial at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Kelowna charged with the murder of his second wife, Canadian school teacher Laura 3

17 September 2017 2:26 AM Kelowna, B.C., jury finds Peter Beckett guilty of first-degree murder

Beckett was found guilty of drowning his wife in Upper Arrow Lake in August 2010 A jury in Kelowna, B.C. has found Peter Beckett guilty of the first-degree murder of his wife. Beckett, a former New Zealand city councillor, was accused of drowning Laura Letts Beckett while they were boating in Upper Arrow Lake near Revelstoke in August 2010. The couple 4

8 September 2017 1:53 PM National Warning: Tsunami Threat to Beach and Marine Areas

This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (beach and marine threat) for Chatham Islands, Pegasus Bay, Northern Coasts of Hawke's Bay and East Cape. See the attached map for affected areas. There is NO land threat. Only messages 3

3 August 2017 7:02 AM Manslaughter conviction a tragic reminder for boaties

Failing to wear lifejackets is one of several safety procedures that a 60-year-old Waitara man, Teiron Jones, had neglected to follow, resulting in him being charged by Police and convicted for manslaughter of Mr Erka Xu. Mr Manch said this was believed to be the first manslaughter conviction of a recreational boatie in breach of Maritime Rules 2

8 July 2017 1:52 AM Lifejackets help prevent tragedy on Wellington Harbour

Lifejackets have played a major role in preventing potential tragedy in two recent boating incidents on Wellington Harbour. At 11:44am today Police received a call from occupants of a 6metre recreational catamaran (not 65 feet as previously reported) saying their boat was sinking approximately 300 metres west of Sommes Island, in Wellington Harbour 3

16 May 2017 11:24 PM Four people missing in Bermuda Triangle mystery

US authorities are searching for survivors after a private plane carrying four passengers disappeared above the Bermuda Triangle on Monday. The US Coast Guard said the plane was east of the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas on Monday morning when it lost radar and radio contact with air traffic control. Patrols were searching for the twin-engine MU-2B airplane 6

3 April 2017 7:41 AM Clean-up in wake of Cyclone Debbie continues while Rockhampton braces for high tide

As Queensland's informal "Mud Army" pitches in again to help clean up south-east communities in the wake of ex-cyclone Debbie, the state's beef capital is bracing for flooding. The damage bill for Cyclone Debbie's trail of destruction in Queensland is expected to run into the billions of dollars, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk saying it would 2

25 January 2017 9:35 PM How Mary Tyler Moore Changed America With Feminism, TV, and Comedy

The Mary Tyler Moore Show was much more than a TV show. On screen and off, it changed how American women saw themselves, and how men saw them. When Mary Richards threw that hat up in the air at the end of the credits of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, it was both a vision of an independent person’s joy and a declaration of specifically female independence 5

4 January 2017 3:13 AM Large fish dragged NZ fisherman into remote waters

A Kiwi fisherman was left treading water for six hours after being dragged into remote waters by a marlin off Western Australia. The angler, who was fishing alone, caught the large fish about 55km off the remote North West Cape yesterday, BBC reported. The man who is believed to be in his 20s, was found in the water after several boats joined the search 3