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Fatally crushed: Apology as coronial inquest begins into Mount Maunganui tragedy
The first day of a coronial inquest into the death of a man who was fatally crushed while working at a Port of Tauranga site has begun - seven years later.The man, whose name remains suppressed, was crushed between the rear of a... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:05am 

Former pilot convicted for knowingly flying from Milford Sound to Queenstown with damaged propeller
A former commercial pilot who flew from Milford Sound to Queenstown with six tourists onboard despite knowing the aircraft's propeller was severely damaged has been convicted.In the Christchurch District Court last Friday, Judge... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:05am 

Psychotic man who set landlord on fire found not guilty by reason of insanity
An ex-convict who lit his landlord on fire then repeatedly slashed her throat, later telling psychologists he thought she was either a witch or a vampire, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. Damien Charles Chandler... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:05am 

-Police: Oregon suspect forced woman to drive him 2K miles

Tankers and Transit vans sculpted into steel forests
Dan Rawlings has transformed a petrol lorry into a woodland sculpture with an environmental message. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 11:55am 

Three people hospitalised in critical condition after incident outside Auckland's SkyCity
An incident on Monday morning outside SkyCity has led to three people being taken to Auckland City Hospital in critical condition. 
© 2021 11:55am 

Marlborough 'shocked and saddened' following murder of young Tongan man
“This is not a reflection of what we are." Community rallies around RSE worker's friends and family. 
© 2021 11:55am 

Whangarei murder trial: Defendant showed cops where Bridget Simmonds was buried
The man accused of murdering Whangarei woman Bridget Simmonds showed police where her remains where buried, a court has heard. 
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Six riders left in critical condition after truck rams into Arizona bike race
Six riders are hospitalised in critical condition and another stable after police arrest the driver of a truck that allegedly rammed a community bike event in the US. 
© 2021 11:54am 

'I must do better': the strange art of the grovelling Hollywood apology
Sorry, as Elton John so rightly observed, seems to be the hardest word. But when he dispensed that shaft of gnomic wisdom, Sir Elt had not foreseen the age of the Hollywood social-media apology – in which sorry is not a single word... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:54am 

Skilled migrants awaiting residency: 'We feel like we're being left to sink or swim'
A British doctor says she feels let down by a government which pleaded for healthcare workers but has now gone silent on how they can become residents. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 11:45am 

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Community rallies to clean-up after East Coast weather chaos
By RNZ A major clean-up will begin today on the East Coast where heavy rain flooded homes, a school and washed away roads.Flooding caused extensive damage in Tokomaru Bay where homes were flooded and flooding at Hatea-a-Rangi... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:05am 

Shakespeare success for Kāpiti schools in Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival
Kāpiti students are no strangers to the stage of the SGCNZ National University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival, with students from both Kāpiti College and Paraparaumu College coming away with awards from the national... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:05am 

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-Libya's interim government reopens Mediterranean highway
-Jake Sullivan: U.S. preparing more sanctions for Russia

Man who allegedly threatened to kill the prime minister keeps identity secret
The 34-year-old is charged with threatening to kill Jacinda Ardern in May. He has interim name suppression. 
© 2021 11:55am 

Auckland tornado: $41k raised for killed worker's family, Papatoetoe clean-up continues
Donations have flooded in for the family of Janesh Prasad, while others wait to hear when it will be safe for them to return to damaged homes. 
© 2021 11:55am 

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Leading by example or re-inventing wheel? Christchurch adopts climate strategy
Two councillors voted against the city's new climate plan, with one saying poverty is a bigger issue and another saying the strategy doesn't go far enough. 
© 2021 11:54am 

Maroons name Warriors phenom Reece Walsh at fullback for Origin II
Under pressure Queensland name Reece Walsh at fullback after just seven NRL games. 
© 2021 11:54am 

Households are chucking away $1259 of food a year, survey says
Households are wasting $2.4 billion of food a year, according to new research. 
© 2021 11:54am 

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