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24 September 2017 9:38 PM Police swarm Head Hunters clubrooms

Police said they had executed search warrants at various locations in Auckland with the support of other government agencies, including the Serious Fraud Office, Customs, the Ministry of Social Development and Inland Revenue. The execution of the warrants followed an investigation into alleged accumulation of criminally derived wealth by a senior member

21 September 2017 6:23 PM Mexico's president visits quake-injured; signs of life in collapsed school transfix the country

Scenes of desolation and rejoicing unspooled Thursday at the sites of buildings crumbled by Mexico’s deadly earthquake, which killed at least 252 people and galvanized heroic efforts to reach those trapped, including a child or children thought to still be alive in the ruins of a school. Battling grinding fatigue and mountains of rubble, rescuers in three

21 September 2017 4:02 PM Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake

MEXICO CITY — A sprawling earthquake recovery effort spanning several states turned intensely personal Thursday as Mexicans were riveted by an effort to save a 12-year-old girl who was pinned in the rubble of her elementary school. The drama played out live late Wednesday and early Thursday on the major news channels here, with television cameras tracking

21 September 2017 12:44 PM Mexico races to save 12-year-old girl as quake toll hits 237

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds as dawn broke on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and other possible survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country’s deadliest earthquake in 32 years. More than 50 survivors have been plucked from several disaster sites in Mexico City since Tuesday

21 September 2017 11:28 AM Arrests made in relation to burglary in Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay Police have arrested two people in relation to a burglary in the Whakati Industrial Park over the weekend. On Sunday two offenders broke into one of the premises and stole a large amount of property, including over 300kgs of scrap metal and 600 bottles of water and other beverages. Police conducted enquiries and yesterday executed a search

20 September 2017 7:56 PM Mexicans race to save schoolgirl buried by quake; death toll at 237

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican rescuers raced against the clock on Wednesday to save a 12-year-old girl trapped beneath a collapsed school and reach other possible survivors buried in rubble in central Mexico following the country’s most deadly earthquake in three decades. At least 237 people were killed by the 7.1-magnitude quake that struck about

20 September 2017 9:51 AM Rescuers in desperate search for girl as Mexico quake toll hits 225

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers frantically worked to dig a young girl out from under the rubble of a partially collapsed school on Wednesday, a small glimmer of hope amid devastation from a major earthquake that killed at least 225 people across central Mexico. Television network Televisa broadcast the dramatic rescue attempt live after crews at the school 3

20 September 2017 9:51 AM Strong quake near Mexico City kills at least 226, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death toll from a major earthquake grew to at least 226. The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires less than two weeks 2

20 September 2017 6:00 AM Pair sought in search for missing man

Stephen Lowe disappeared from his Portsmouth Dr workplace about 10am on Friday. His black BMW car was found by a member of the public in the Catlins Conservation Park area on Tuesday morning. Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley said on Wednesday evening that police would like to hear from "Mike and Talia" who had been tramping in the area over the weekend 2

20 September 2017 3:54 AM Dive squad recover body in search for boaties

Divers have recovered the body of one of the Greymouth fishermen missing since their boat the Wendy J sank in a storm south of Jackson Bay last Thursday. Police said today the body was recovered yesterday afternoon by the Police National Dive squad near the wreckage of the Wendy J, during the ongoing search for Jay Cairney (43) and Kieran Lynch (22). In a statement 2