At approximately 0300hrs on the
25/12/12, the Police and Fire Service were called to a fire
at a residential property in Henderson.
The fire caused
extensive damage to the property and the eight occupants who
were at home at the time of the fire, all escaped without
Police investigations indicate that the fire was
deliberately lit and a male known to the occupants of the
address is assisting Police with their
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.