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Protestor weak but resolute a week after last meal

2 hours ago
Hunger-striking Christchurch homeowner Peter Glasson insists he "won't blink first" in his earthquake insurance protest. Glasson said on Monday night he was weak and tired, and had lost 6kg, but was determined to go on. He and wife Anne are protesting

Winz case manager tells solo mother of three benefit was cut because she went on Tinder dates

8 hours ago
A solo South Auckland mum-of-three whose benefit was cut was told it was because she had been on two Tinder dates. The unnamed woman said she told her case worker about the dates in order to be up front, Radio New Zealand reported. The man had paid for Ministry says sorry to woman told her benefit was stopped because she'd been on two Tinder datesWoman told her benefit was cut because of Tinder dates | Radio New Zealand NewsApology after woman told benefit suspended due to Tinder dates

Aggravated robbery in Havelock North

3 hours ago
Police are investigating the second aggravated robbery in Hawke's Bay within a few hours. The latest raid was reported at the Mobil Havelock North service station soon after 8pm, when a lone attendant was confronted by a man said to be brandishing a

Mayors successful in advocating for Taupō and Rotorua rescue helicopters

4 hours ago
Mayor David Trewavas is presented a briefcase full of letters of concern from 5-year-old Sonny Hetaraka Knox about the Ministry of Health's proposed axeing of Taupo's Greenlea Rescue Helicopter services shortly before he departs for Wellington to a 3pm Rotorua and Taupo back in tender process for rescue choppersRescue heli cuts: Central North Island back in tendering processRotorua/Taupo to be included in helicopter services process

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