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New Zealand Herald
Swedish backpacker killings: Witness C, who lied at David Tamihere's trial, unmasked as a murderer
New Zealand Herald
A secret jailhouse witness who lied at one of New Zealand's most notorious murder trials can now be unveiled. His name is Roberto Conchie Harris. After lengthy court proceedings, the Herald can reveal today that Harris, who has been convicted of ...
Identity of 'Witness C' in Tamihere case revealedRadio New Zealand
David Tamihere murder trial perjurer named as Robert Conchie HarrisNewshub

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 26 Apr 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Footage of Johnny 'Danger' Bennett's final ride captured on camera
Stuff.co.nz
This video was apparently taken during Johnny Danger Bennett's final bike ride. A fellow biker appears to have captured on video the events from moments before Johnny 'Danger' Bennett died in a bike crash in Auckland on Wednesday. Video provided to ...
The hole Johnny Danger left behind — as told by a millennialNew Zealand Herald
Tributes flow after Johnny Danger killed in motorbike crashRadio New Zealand
'Epic causing mischief with you' - Kiwi celebs post tributes to Johnny Danger after his tragic deathTVNZ
Newshub -The Dominion Post -International Business Times -Metro
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 26 Apr 2018 

New Zealand Herald
Transport plan will finally free up Auckland's gridlock, reduce emissions
New Zealand Herald
A $28 billion investment in Auckland's transport network will be a welcome relief for Aucklanders as it unlocks the city and provides much-needed transport choice, say backers of the plan. Generation Zero Auckland director Leroy Beckett said by ...
On the perils of using PPPs to meet Auckland's roading needsScoop.co.nz
Fine weather gives way to a wet weekend as low moves in from the westTVNZ
$28 billion fix for Auckland traffic unveiledOtago Daily Times
Stuff.co.nz -Radio New Zealand -NZCity -Māori Television
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 26 Apr 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Coroner laments West Coast teen's 'senseless' death at lakeside party
Stuff.co.nz
A West Coast teenager who drank himself to death after feeling pressured at a party is a "sad illustration" of New Zealand's prevalent drinking culture, a coroner says. Seventeen-year-old Mitchell David Heward​ died after drinking beer and spirits ...
'Senseless' peer pressure led to West Coast teen Mitchell Heward's alcohol deathNew Zealand Herald
'Senseless' New Zealand binge drinking culture led to teen's deathNewshub
West Coast teen's binge drinking death 'senseless' and a 'sad illustration of the prevalent drinking culture' - coronerTVNZ

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 26 Apr 2018 

Radio New Zealand
Eight crews fight Parnell Road fire
Radio New Zealand
About 30 firefighters are working to battle a blaze in a building in the Auckland suburb of Parnell. Fire service. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller. Fire and Emergency was called to the fire in a two-storey building on Parnell Road about midday. The ...
Fire on busy street in Auckland suburb of Parnell disrupts trafficNew Zealand Herald
Fire in Parnell holds up trafficNewshub

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 26 Apr 2018 
Matamata crash victim William Carey made everyone smile, says grieving family
New Zealand Herald
William Carey was an entertainer, and would sing and dance until every person in the room had a smile on their face. He was a farmer, passionate diver, boyfriend, godfather, uncle, brother and son. In the early hours of Saturday morning, the 22-year ...
Police name man killed in Matamata crashVoxy

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 26 Apr 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Shane Jones' call for more ministerial influence worries public sector union
Stuff.co.nz
Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has hit out against the "treacle-riddled" public sector. New Zealand's public sector union is concerned about Shane Jones' call for politicians to have more influence over the bureaucracy. Jones hit ...
Govt bureaucracy needs 'political laxative' - JonesRadio New Zealand
Shane Jones wants to 'cut red tape' in public service so ministers have more influenceNewshub
The Bulletin: Shane Jones hungry for more ministerial powerThe Spinoff

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 26 Apr 2018 

Newshub
Have a jacket handy! Auckland and much of North Island set for a drenching this weekend
TVNZ
A front of possible thunderstorms and heavy rain is due to push over the country this weekend, with the rain especially heavy from Saturday. File image of a puddle. MetService says in its latest Sever Weather Outlook that the ridge of high pressure ...
Wet and windy to wind up the school holidaysScoop.co.nz (press release)
High gives way to gales, downpours by the weekendStuff.co.nz
Horrible weather coming your way this weekendNewshub

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 26 Apr 2018 

New Zealand Herald
Police arrest Golden State Killer suspect, 'former cop' Joseph James DeAngelo
New Zealand Herald
A suspected California serial killer who murdered at least 12 people and 45 rapes throughout the state in the 1970s and 80s is a former police officer, an official said. A law enforcement official identified Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who was fired ...
Golden State Killer case: Ex cop arrestedStuff.co.nz
Police probed Melbourne link to 'Golden State killer'Herald Sun
He was quirky and complex. But they never thought the former cop next door could be notoriousSacramento Bee
NDTV -New York Times -U.S. News & World Report -TVNZ
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 26 Apr 2018 

Newshub
The lesson Jacinda Ardern needs to learn from Helen Clark
Newshub
The Government needs to take a leaf out of Helen Clark's book if it's going to remain popular, commentators from both ends of the political spectrum say. The Labour-NZ First coalition is still comfortably leading in the polls, the latest by Colmar ...
Read the signsRural News Group

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 26 Apr 2018 

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