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 13 Dec 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Marie Harlick looked into the eyes of killer Robert Hohua and saw sorrow
New Zealand Herald
Marie Harlick speaks outside Tauranga courthouse after the man who murdered her niece in Opotiki last year is sentenced to 17 years jail. / Alan Gibson. Jared Savage. By: Jared Savage. Investigative reporter, NZ Herald. ...
Life sentence for man who murdered partner while her child was in
Man who stomped and kicked partner to death jailed for 17 yearsNewstalk ZB
Hohua blames childhood for offendingSunLive

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 13 Dec 2017 

Auckland high school teacher allegedly caught on camera in sexual incident with former pupil
New Zealand Herald
The principal is 'saddened and disappointed' by the incident involving a former teacher. Photo / 123rf. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter ...
Auckland teacher filmed in sexual act with student - reportNewshub

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 13 Dec 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Crown CEOs paid too much - Commissioner
Radio New Zealand
Crown agencies that pay their chief executives too much have been put on notice by the State Services Commissioner. No caption. State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King. Peter Hughes warned earlier this year that he ...
Public sector boss warns escalating CEO pay is 'not sustainable'
Govt may change law to curb state sector bosses' pay risesNew Zealand Herald
Top-End Pay for Chief Executives Not (press release)
The National Business Review -Voxy -Newshub
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 13 Dec 2017 

Newstalk ZB
Labour cuts back National's planned teacher bonus
New Zealand Herald
Auckland primary school teacher Natasha Jones, 25, and partner physiotherapist Adam Herbison, 26, are leaving Auckland due to the cost of housing. File photo. Simon Collins. By: Simon Collins. Education reporter, NZ Herald. ...
Government teacher supply package targets Auckland teachers and hard-to-fill subject
Govt unveils $9.5m package to tackle teacher shortageRadio New Zealand
$9.5M Teacher Supply Package to Boost Te Reo Māori (press release)
Voxy -OurAuckland -Newshub -EducationHQ New Zealand
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 13 Dec 2017
Kitten stoning 'one of the worst cases' welfare group has seen, police investigating
Paw Justice said: "We can't even begin understand why this little soul was stoned." WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. A video that claims to show youths stoning a kitten has been described as "one of the worst cases" of cruelty an animal welfare group has ever ...
Netsafe warns against online naming and shaming after kitten stoning videoNew Zealand Herald
Police investigate kitten-killing videoRadio New Zealand
Outrage over video of kitten being stonedOtago Daily Times
NZCity -TVNZ -Newshub
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 13 Dec 2017
Man allegedly raped female crew member on cruise ship docked in Dunedin
A female crew member on board the cruise ship Noordam was allegedly raped and sexually assaulted while it was docked in Dunedin on Tuesday. A man has been charged with sexual violation and rape of a cruise ship worker while the boat was docked in ...
Man charged with rape on cruise shipRadio New Zealand
Rape charge arrest on cruise ship at portOtago Daily Times
Sex charge arrest on cruise shipNew Zealand Herald

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 13 Dec 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Drownings of preschoolers treble in NZ waters between 2016 and 2017
New Zealand Herald
It's been a grim year for drownings of preschoolers, with seven children aged younger than 5 dying in preventable water accidents compared to two at the same time last year. The numbers of people dying after falling into the ocean, pool or another ...
Water Safety sector ringing alarm (press release)

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 13 Dec 2017
NZ First will support euthanasia bill if a referendum added
The voluntary euthanasia bill will be a conscience vote for both National and Labour MPs. NZ First has promised to support a contentious euthanasia bill provided a public referendum is attached. ACT Party leader David Seymour's End of Life Choice Bill ...
Euthanasia support gets boost after referendum pledgeNew Zealand Herald
Mike's Minute: Let us vote on euthanasiaNewstalk ZB
Euthanasia Bill likely to be debated on WednesdayNewshub

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 13 Dec 2017 (press release)
Police release identikit image of stabbing suspect (press release)
Auckland City Police have released an identikit image of the offender who stabbed a man in Franklin Road, Ponsonby on Friday 8 December, 2017. A man received a stab wound to his chest during an altercation with the offender at approximately 10.15pm ...
Police release image of suspect after stabbing on Franklin Rd,
Police seek identity of Franklin Rd, Ponsonby stabbing offenderNew Zealand Herald

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 13 Dec 2017 

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