News at a glance: Barilaro calls Maguire a 'pain in the arse', a coup in Sudan and a 'bomb cyclone' hits California
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Woodside Petroleum unveils plans for $1 billion hydrogen and ammonia plant in Kwinana
Gas giant Woodside says a $1 billion hydrogen and ammonia plant will set WA up as a global clean energy powerhouse, as the Conservation Council of WA questions the project's green credentials. full story
Hollywood armourer, actors and crew ask questions about lead-up to fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins on set of Alec Baldwin movie
A Hollywood weapons expert and others in the film industry are raising questions about the events leading up to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a film set last week, as court documents reveal more details about the accident. full story
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"I was in the first submarine. Instead of a periscope, they had a kaleidoscope. "We're surrounded."" Steve Wright
1949 - Foundation of IHC
A meeting in Wellington set up an interim committee for the Intellectually Handicapped Children's Parents' Association (IHCPA), the forerunner of IHC. more...
1971 - End of the line for steam railways
The Christchurch–Dunedin overnight express, headed by a JA-class locomotive, ran the last scheduled steam-hauled service on New Zealand Railways (NZR), bringing to an end 108 years of regular steam rail operations in this country. more...
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