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Waterspouts seen in Auckland
21 May 2013
Two waterspouts have been seen on Manukau Harbour in Auckland, and Weather Watch says there is a danger of more, or of tornadoes, on Wednesday.
No NZers call for help over US tornadoes
Nearly 300 New Zealanders are registered as being in Oklahoma but none have as yet sought help from MFAT since a deadly tornado struck....
Blue whales feeding in NZ waters
The discovery that blue whales appear to be feeding in the South Taranaki Bight could have implications on plans to expand offshore drilling in the area....
Smoking in bed led to fatal Rotorua blaze
A coroner says smoking in bed is the most probable cause of a house fire in Rotorua, that claimed the life of Deena Borell, 32....
Chiefs halfback gets confidence boost
Two Test halfback contenders - Tawera Kerr-Barlow and TJ Perenara - will go head-to-head when Super Rugby champions the Chiefs face the Hurricanes....
Stomers fined for abuse of match official
The Stormers abused match officials in their narrow win over the Hurricanes last month and have been fined more than $30,000 for their outburst....
Christchurch red zone demolition on track
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says 2074 red zone sites in Christchurch have been cleared and 3000 will be done by September....
Pest-free Stewart Island costly: report
DOC says it would need some key innovations, including large-scale detection of predators, before it could make Stewart Island predator-free....
Farm worker killed in house fire named
A man killed in a house fire in the North Island rural town of Utiku has been named. Police do not believe the blaze is suspicious....
NZ draws rain-soaked tour match
New Zealand's rain-wrecked tour match against England A ends in a draw and offered limited chances for players to shine ahead of the first Test....
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