Fatal House Fire
Emergency services were called to
a fatal house fire in Burden Grove, Wainuiomata at about 2am
The fire was limited to a single flat in a
complex of six, was well involved upon the arrival of the
fire crews and has been extensively damaged.
A search of
the address once the fire was extinguished found an
individual, whom is believed to be the sole elderly male
occupant of the flat deceased.
Police and fire staff
will be examining the scene this morning to determine the
cause of the
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Election Day: National Win
With almost all votes counted National and John Key have won a third term and are close to being able to govern alone if they so choose.
Key has indicated he will still reach out to form a Government with ACT, United Future and Maori Party.
With 99.6 percent of the vote counted National had 48 percent, Labour 24.6 and the Greens 10. Though special votes might change the margins it is certainly a third term victory for Key defying the political gravity which usually hits parties seeking a third term. Increasing National’s party share is a remarkable political achievement...More>>
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