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    UPDATE: 21 remain in hospital following Chch attack

    It has been twelve days since the attack and a number of patients remain in critical condition.  Ongoing support for victims and the public is available.

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    Karakia today for three contractors killed at Pikowai

    Three men working for contracting firm Higgins were killed in a crash last month. They've been remembered as loving, loyal, cheeky and hard working.

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    Investigation underway after Kaitaia gun club goes up in flames

    The fire has been deemed suspicious after the building went up flames this morning. The incident comes after the PM announced reforms on NZ gun laws.

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    St John pushes for first aid to be compulsory in schools

    A pilot programme to teach lifesaving CPR to year nine and ten students is being piloted today at Christchurch Boys' High School.  The St John Ambulance service believes the skills should be taught at schools nationwide.

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    Kakanui drowning victims were brothers

    The names of the two men who died after gathering seafood at Kakanui, Otago on Tuesday have been named by police.

  6. Video for Marae want louder voice in Civil Defence national plan

    Marae want louder voice in Civil Defence national plan

    Many marae step-up and open their doors during emergencies but are only classed as spontaneous volunteers in response efforts despite helping the public in times of need.  Sir Mark Solomon says more funding should be available for marae at the coalface.

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    Nelson Fires update: state of emergency extended

    Members of the public in Nelson will notice an increase in police presence after the state of emergency was extended in fire-affected areas.

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    Nelson fires: Wakefield residents allowed to return home

    Police are supporting the return of evacuated Wakefield residents but say that residential areas of Wakefield will remain closed to everyone except residents until 7am tomorrow morning.

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    Marae to open up for Nelson evacuees

    More than 2500 people have been evacuated from their homes as the massive forest fire, which started on Tuesday, continues to burn.

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    Nine people killed on NZ roads over holiday period

    It is the lowest number of deaths in the last five years over the holiday period. 

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