Queenstown: False Madeleine McCann Sighting
Queenstown: False Madeleine McCann
Queenstown Police investigating a reported
sighting of missing British girl Madeline McCann say they
have identified the young girl seen in Queenstown on New
Years Eve and are 'absolutely satisfied' that she is not the
Detective Sergeant Brian Cameron
declined to release any details of the identified child
stating only that this was not the first occasion that
someone had contacted Police remarking on the similarity
between the two
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Power Outages, Roads Close: Easter Storm Moving Down Country
The NZ Transport Agency says storm conditions at the start of the Easter break are making driving hazardous in Auckland and Northland and it advises people extreme care is needed on the regions’ state highways and roads.
Winds have gusted up to 98kph on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, there are reports of surface flooding on some sections of the city’s motorway network, and there is debris on several rural roads in both regions.
“Our maintenance crews are keeping roads open, but people need to drive to the conditions – use their headlights, lower their speeds and increase their following distances – for safe travel,” says the Transport Agency’s National Journey Manager, Kathryn Musgrave. More>>