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20 September 2017 5:56 AM Poll shows election could be decided by young voters

That's Radio New Zealand's latest poll of polls, and it shows how vital voter turnout is going to be on Saturday. Complacency would be fatal for National, as would a poor showing by young voters for Labour. In 2014 the Kim Dotcom fiasco energised National's supporters. Mr Dotcom's attacks on the government and his "moment of truth" threats, which turned 1

20 September 2017 2:16 AM The Latest: Chinese expert says Trump speech sounded warlike

A Chinese expert on North Korea was surprised by the vehemence of President Donald Trump’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly, saying “his rhetoric is full of military force.” Cheng Xiaohe of Renmin University said in an interview Wednesday, “When I first listened to his remarks last night, it sounded as if the U.S. had nearly declared war on North

19 September 2017 12:15 AM More surveillance for oyster parasite

Further surveillance of the wild flat oyster fishery in Foveaux Strait for Bonamia ostreae will begin later this month. Sampling will start in the last week of September as part of an enhanced national surveillance plan for the invasive parasite, says Ministry for Primary Industries Response Manager David Yard. Under the plan, MPI will survey the Foveaux 1

18 September 2017 12:11 AM Kidnappers of Jindarat Prutsiriporn jailed

Six men have been jailed for the kidnapping and manslaughter of an Auckland woman who fell from the boot of a moving car. Jindarat Prutsiriporn, 50, died in hospital two days after she hit her head on the road while trying to escape her kidnappers in Papatoetoe during March 1 last year. Eleven people were arrested following her death and six went to trial 1

14 September 2017 12:07 PM Fatal Malaysia religious school fire likely caused by mischief, not short circuit: Fire department official

KUALA LUMPUR - A deadly blaze that engulfed a religious school in the capital city of Malaysia on Thursday (Sept 14) morning could have been an act of mischief, said the Kuala Lumpur fire department, disputing earlier speculation of electrical short circuit. Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department director Khirudin Drahman said he ruled out short circuit 5

13 September 2017 12:43 AM Bodies recovered from lake after fatal driving lesson

A woman learning to drive accelerated into the lake last night, and her husband tried to rescue her. A hearse arrived at the lake earlier and family members have asked for time to grieve. Avneel Ram (26) had dived in to try and reach his wife, Sheetal (31), when their car slipped into the water. "He is a hero to us. He tried to save his wife. Not everyone 10

12 September 2017 9:59 PM Slow down around school buses

Bay of Plenty Police are reminding motorists of the 20km/h speed limit around stationary school buses after a child was hit yesterday on Ngahina Road, Ruatoki. The school bus had pulled over to drop off a 9-year-old boy around 3:15pm. The boy stepped out from the back of the bus to cross the road and was hit by an oncoming car. “Thankfully the young 2

11 September 2017 6:49 PM Floridians return to storm-battered homes as Irma flooding spreads

FLORIDA CITY/MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Storm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from Orlando and Jacksonville into coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Downgraded to a tropical storm early 2

11 September 2017 2:48 AM Heroic passerby rescues three children from crash

A passerby saved the lives of three children involved in a fatal crash on Atarau Road near Ikamatua on the West Coast on Sunday night. The unnamed man pulled the children from an upside-down vehicle after coming across the wreckage in the Otututu river at around 8:20 pm. The children, aged six, nine and 11 were taken to Greymouth hospital, suffering 6

10 September 2017 8:11 PM Crash at Ikamatua, West Coast

Police are continuing to investigate a fatal crash that occurred on Atarau Road, Ikamatua on Sunday 10 September. Police were notified by a member of the public around 8:20pm after they came across a vehicle upside down in the Otututu River. A passer-by has come across the crash and rescued the three children, aged eleven, nine and six. The driver of the car, the children’s 3