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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'

20 September 2017 4:33 AM Election 2017 Live: National’s poll puts it at 43 to Labour’s 39

With three days to go, the election debate focused on infrastructure stresses in the midst of a jet fuel crisis, although officials said this afternoon the crisis was easing. Jacinda Ardern campaigned on homelessness and low wages in South Auckland and warned Bill English against using "fake news" in tonight's debate. Bill English spoke to lawyers in Auckland

20 September 2017 3:22 AM More flights cancelled in fuel crisis

Thirty-six flights have been cancelled today and 9000 Air New Zealand customers alone affected as the fuel crisis deepens. An Auckland Airport spokesperson said of the 36 cancelled flights, 23 were domestic and 13 were international. Some were heading to Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, Fiji and Melbourne and operated by Air New Zealand, Qantas and Singapore

20 September 2017 2:28 AM Jet fuel rations continue until next week

Fuel rationing at Auckland Airport will continue to next Thursday as airlines cancel flights and operate using about one third of their normal jet fuel supply. Airlines in Auckland will continue operating with limited fuel supplies as rationing is expected to continue through until next week. This rationing was proving effective and the fuel industry

20 September 2017 2:11 AM The Latest: Buildings tumbled in Mexican town near epicenter

Buildings collapsed, including the town hall and local church, in the town of Jojutla in southern Morelos state, which was close to the epicenter of Tuesday’s magnitude 7.1 quake. Twelve people died in the town. The Instituto Morelos secondary school partly collapsed, but school director Adelina Anzures said the earthquake drill the school held in the morning

20 September 2017 12:06 AM New Zealand jet fuel rationing to run for days; disrupts air travel

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A jet fuel shortage debacle disrupting thousands of travellers in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, would likely last for eight more days, an oil industry spokesman said on Wednesday (Sep 20). The shortage has caused widespread disruption to air travel since the weekend, and comes only days before Saturday's national election

19 September 2017 8:05 PM Auckland Fuel Crisis Day 7: What you need to know

Almost a week after the pipeline between Marsden Point refinery and petrol company-owned Wiri storage depot failed, Refining NZ says it has reached a watershed moment in its repairs. In its latest update, the company says, “The positive news is that the engineering team is getting on with the repair of the pipe, having completed the first of four major

19 September 2017 8:05 PM NZ's fuel crisis hits flights, petrol stations

Shortage arising from damaged pipeline disrupts air travel, halts sale of high-octane petrol WELLINGTON • New Zealand's jet fuel shortage forced 39 flights to be cancelled yesterday, 13 of them international, with concerns the crisis might spread after fuel stations in the country's largest city, Auckland, halted high-octane petrol sales. The fuel shortage 1

19 September 2017 7:44 AM Harbour Bridge crash cleared but queues back to Greenlane

A smash involving multiple vehicles, including a truck and trailer and a bus on Auckland's Harbour Bridge, has been cleared but queues stretch back for miles. Two out of three lanes heading north were blocked for an hour after the smash with traffic grinding to a halt in some parts of the motorway. Motorists are being told not to head over the bridge 3

19 September 2017 6:00 AM Fuel shortage hits more flights, petrol stations

A major pipeline in the North Island between the Marsden Point refinery and petrol company-owned Wiri storage depot failed last Thursday, disrupting fuel supply to the country's biggest city and forcing airlines to ration flights in an effort to conserve fuel. The rupture is believed to have been caused by a digger working some months ago in farmland 3