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23 September 2017 9:02 PM Five injured in east London 'acid attack'

At least five people have been injured in Stratford, east London, after a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST. A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Police said there had been reports of a group of males spraying people with a noxious substance. Ambulance and fire services

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 5:10 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 4:47 AM Thousands flee their homes as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled on Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centres and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Authorities raised the volcano’s alert status to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity

23 September 2017 2:33 AM Busy start to weekend for emergency services

Friday night was busy night for emergency services around the country, with a number of tragic deaths. One person died after driving a car into water at a Canterbury beach. The car was submerged in water when emergency services arrived and the driver's body was recovered later that evening. Another died in a housefire in the Dunedin suburb of Brockville 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

23 September 2017 1:59 AM Fifteen injured after six-vehicle crash on SH1 north of 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. A small truck believed to be carrying fertiliser is blocking State Highway 1 north of Taupo. Emergency services are at the scene near Wairakei, about 1.5km north of Palmer Mill Rd. They were called 9

22 September 2017 3:41 AM Solomons chocolate to feature in NZ show Featured font size + –

Pacific Trade & Invest (PTI) New Zealand will host Samoa’s Koko Loa and ELife, Tonga’s Tupuaga Coffee, Solomons Gold from the Solomon Islands, Paradise Foods from Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu’s Tanna Coffee in a specially designed Pacific-themed stand titled the ‘Pacific Hub’ at the two-day show, on September 23 and 24 at The Cloud on Quay Street. The featured 3

21 September 2017 11:30 PM North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged'

SEOUL/NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb on the Pacific Ocean after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make a “mentally deranged” Trump pay dearly for his threats. Kim, who has traded ever-more heightened rhetoric with Trump, did not specify what his response 2

21 September 2017 5:15 PM Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile program. Trump stopped short of going after North Korea’s biggest trading