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Search For JFK Junior - A US Coastguard vessel is scouring the coast off Massachusetts following an emergency transmitter signal was heard which maybe from the missing plane flown by JFK Junior. The plane was carrying John F Kennedy jnr, his wife and sister in law when it disappeared on its way to a resort island off the US east coast. The Coastguard says the signal is one option they are pursuing. The signal was a brief one, and picked up by a US Airforce aircraft taking part in the search. Debris and luggage thought to have come from the light-aircraft has washed up on a beach in the area.

Samoan Assassination - New Zealand law enforcement experts will leave within the next two days to assist in the investigation into the killing of Samoan Public Works Minister Luagalau Levaula Kamu. Mr Luagalau was gunned down at a political function on Saturday night, killed by a single shot in the back. Three New Zealand police officers have been dispatched to Samoa. Motives for the killing remain unknown.

New Zealander Kept in PNG - A New Zealander is among four staff members of former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Bill Scate who are now being prevented from leaving the country. The kiwi was a media adviser to the former Prime Minister He and three colleagues have been told by the new administration that they cannot leave the country.

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Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods ( is the dollar up or down? ) last night’s outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country..>>>More


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Climate: Increasing Greenhouse Emissions Hit NZ

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Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

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Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

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Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

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Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

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Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

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Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

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