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23 September 2017 5:27 AM Three helicopters dispatched to crash

Three different rescue helicopters were dispatched to the scene of a multiple vehicle accident north of Taupo yesterday. At around 1pm on Saturday the Rotorua-based BayTrust rescue helicopter, Taupo's Greenlea rescue helicopter, and the Waikato-based Westpac rescue helicopter were all called to the scene at Wairakei on State Highway 1. There were several 6

23 September 2017 5:27 AM Several vehicles crash near Taupō, SH1 closed

Fifteen people are being taken to hospitals for treatment after eight vehicles crashed on State Highway 1 north of Taupo. Police say the accident happened on the highway between Palmer Mill Road and Oruanui Road, near Wairakei, at 12.15pm on Saturday. A truck crashed into the back of a vehicle, then shunted a number of others. It is understood one of those

23 September 2017 5:10 AM Serious MVA State Highway 1 North of Taupo

At approximately 1pm Saturday afternoon The Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter, Taupo’s Greenlea Rescue Helicopter & the Waikato based Westpac Rescue Helicopter were all dispatched to the scene of a multiple motor vehicle accident North of Taupo. There were several vehicles involved in the crash including a truck, motorbike, ute and mini van. There 1

23 September 2017 1:59 AM 15 injured in multiple crash near Taupo

Fifteen people have been injured - three seriously - and at least one person is trapped after a crash involving a motorbike, three cars, a van and a small truck north of Taupo. The truck, believed to be carrying fertiliser, was blocking State Highway 1 north of Taupo on Saturday afternoon. Emergency services were at the scene near Wairakei, about 1.5km north 1

22 September 2017 10:00 AM Puerto Rico Faces Mountain of Obstacles on the Road to Recovery

“I haven’t been able to reach my parents yet either,” Mr. Rosselló said. (His father is Pedro Rosselló, a former governor.) Re-establishing communications was a priority, the governor said, although the task would be gargantuan. The Federal Communications Commission estimated on Thursday that Puerto Rico had lost 95 percent of its wireless cell sites 1

20 September 2017 1:54 PM The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies

The lesson that the North Koreans would take away from the Iran deal, they say, is that the United States can be rolled. The Iran deal is not a permanent solution to the Iranian nuclear problem, they argue, but just a temporary fix. After 15 years, many of the limits on the production of nuclear material will be lifted, even if inspection requirements 4

20 September 2017 5:46 AM Watch: Harrowing aftermath of crash outside Auckland school

Injured school pupils lay across the road, some crying in pain, after a car mowed down a group waiting at a bus stop outside an Auckland high school. Harrowing footage shows the injured children left scattered across the road lying where they were bowled on Wairau Rd on the North Shore before school this morning. Five pupils from Westlake Girls' and Boys' 1

20 September 2017 3:05 AM At least 149 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico

A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 149 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming in a country still reeling from a deadly temblor that struck less than two weeks ago. The earthquake caused apartment blocks to sway violently in the center 1

20 September 2017 1:54 AM Nelson man sentenced for shooting kea

The Department of Conservation welcomed the conviction today of a Nelson man for shooting at kea, killing one. Robert Derek Aberson of Canaan Road, Takaka Hill, was sentenced to 200 hours’ community service today in the Nelson District Court on a charge of unlawfully hunting or killing absolutely protected wildlife, namely kea, in breach of the Wildlife 3

20 September 2017 12:31 AM Car hits five students at Auckland school

A car has struck five students outside Westlake Girls' High School on Auckland's North Shore, leaving one with life-threatening injuries. An Auckland teen has been left with life-threatening injuries after a car ploughed through five students outside a North Shore high school as classmates looked on. Emergency services were called to the crash outside 1