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2 November 2017 5:35 AM New York truck attack suspect 'spent a year planning'

The main suspect in the New York truck rampage that killed eight people on Tuesday has told investigators he began planning the attack a year ago. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, said he intended to kill as many people as possible and "felt good" about the Halloween attack. The Uzbek immigrant, who faces federal terrorism charges, says he was inspired by so-called 37

2 November 2017 5:35 AM No air traffic control for four minutes

Staff in the national air traffic management centre lost contact with all aircraft in New Zealand's skies for four minutes one afternoon in 2015. National air traffic controllers lost radar and radio contact with all aircraft in the skies above New Zealand for four minutes one afternoon in June, 2015, an investigation has revealed. A Transport Accident 14

2 November 2017 12:01 AM No govt support for Auckland port expansion: Ardern

Nov. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has poured cold water on the Ports of Auckland's proposal to extend one of its wharves by 13 metres into Waitemata Harbour, just hours after the proposal was released. Speaking after her first official conversation as prime minister with the mayor of Auckland, former Labour Party leader Phil Goff, Ardern 27

1 November 2017 11:50 PM Ardern pours cold water on Auckland port expansion, supports fuel tax

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff emerged from their first meeting together in perfect agreement. The pair, who used to work together when Goff was still in parliament, met with Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Housing and Transport Minister Phil Twyford to discuss how the Government can work with the Auckland Council 2

1 November 2017 4:02 PM A green park on top of a carpark (!) and other remarkable plans for the Auckland port

Ports of Auckland has released its brand new long-term plans. Simon Wilson is impressed, but also not impressed. The cars are moving off the finger wharves. Hallelujah. And instead of spreading over every inch of available wharf space, most of them will be contained in a remarkable, brand-new carpark building. With a green park on top. That’s the biggest 22

31 October 2017 10:29 PM One dead in central Dunedin crash

A 37-year-old Dunedin man died in a crash on Dunedin's one-way system this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash on Great King St, where a car ended up on the footpath, north of Otago Museum near the intersection with Union St, just after 7am. The crash closed the northbound one-way until about 9.30am, disrupting traffic. Police said in a statement 26

31 October 2017 8:49 PM 'Serious crash' in central Dunedin

Police are investigating a "serious" single-vehicle crash on Dunedin's one-way system which is affecting traffic flow in the city this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash on Great King St, where a car ended up on the footbath, north of Otago Museum near the intersection with Union St, just after 7am. The crash closed the northbound one-way 24

31 October 2017 8:07 PM Crash hits traffic in central Dunedin

Police are investigating a "serious" single-vehicle crash on Dunedin's one-way system which is affecting traffic flow in the city this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash on Great King St, where a car ended up on the footbath, north of Otago Museum near the intersection with Union St, just after 7am this morning. A St John spokesman 23

31 October 2017 7:05 PM Man dies in central Dunedin crash

A 37-year-old Dunedin man died in a crash on Dunedin's one-way system this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash on Great King St, where a car ended up on the footpath, north of Otago Museum near the intersection with Union St, just after 7am. The crash closed the northbound one-way until about 9.30am, disrupting traffic. Police said in a statement 26

31 October 2017 4:31 AM Greater Wellington’s Annual Report

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s 2016/17 Annual Report, adopted today by the regional council, reflects a year of significant disruption and rapid adaptation to new circumstances while all the time managing to deliver service to our customers. “The events of November and later storm-driven flooding brought a new focus on what really matters to the people 11