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Rāhui placed on Whanganui River as search continues for missing swimmer

Thu, 20/02/2020 - 22:23
Police are searching the Whanganui River for a missing person.Coastguard and police have been searching the river since a person was reported missing on Thursday night.A police spokeswoman said a call was received at 7.15pm on...
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Hero cop swims Hutt River 18 times in dark to rescue youths

Thu, 20/02/2020 - 03:37
A Wellington police officer who swam a gorge river 18 times in the dark to rescue a group of stranded youth has been praised for her potentially life-saving effort.Constable Rochelle Andrews, from Search and Rescue (SAR) Wellington,...
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Auditor-General: NZ not managing water well enough

Tue, 18/02/2020 - 04:59
Our authorities must do better in managing New Zealand's precious water resources, a new report from the Auditor-General has found.A wide-ranging review of the way councils and the Government oversee our water – including drinking...
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