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Lawyers' fees restrained by police after Auckland drug bust
New Zealand Herald
Ka Kit Yim (Chris Yim) and his wife Chien Hui Wu (Tina Wu). Photo / Facebook. Police have restrained $360,000 in lawyers' fees after a client was revealed to be the apparent ringleader of a $40 million Auckland drug syndicate. The move is rare in legal ...

 23 Apr 2017 

Newshub
Open water swimming like being out in the open road, swim coach says
Stuff.co.nz
Open water swimming on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf is akin to walking on a city road, an expert says following the death of Leslie Gelberger. On Thursday, Canadian immigrant Gelberger swam out from Devonport's Narrow Neck Beach. The father-of-two's body ...
Dead North Shore swimmer was Auckland high school teacherNewshub
Auckland swimmer was Canadian teacherNZCity
Ports of Auckland boat under investigation after man's body discovered by ferry passengersTVNZ
Radio New Zealand
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 23 Apr 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Stunning aurora captured from Auckland
New Zealand Herald
An Auckland self-described "aurora hunter" got the shot of a lifetime when he captured the Southern Lights over the Manukau Heads. Gareth West was out with a flatmate photographing the sunset last night when he thought he might also have a chance of ...

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 23 Apr 2017 
'We have lost the best man' - Wife of swimmer found dead in Auckland waters opens up about loss
TVNZ
The wife of the man whose body was pulled from Auckland's Mairangi Bay after reportedly being struck by a Ports of Auckland pilot boat has opened up about her husband's death on social media. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time ...

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 23 Apr 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Half-million dollar McLaren supercar crashes into ditch in Auckland
New Zealand Herald
A half-million dollar sports car ended upside down in a ditch in Auckland after the driver hit a median barrier and flipped off the road on a motorway on-ramp. The black McLaren was heard "screaming" on to the Northwestern Motorway before crashing ...
McLaren super car flips on Auckland motorwayStuff.co.nz

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 22 Apr 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Enough jobs for library staff, Auckland libraries says
Radio New Zealand
The restructure is being driven by the Auckland Council, which wants to shift the library service to a more digital-led way of working. The overhaul has already resulted in 74 staff taking voluntary redundancy. More than 800 remaining library staff ...

 23 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Bus and two cars crash into Auckland home
Stuff.co.nz
A commercial bus collided with two cars and a West Auckland house on Saturday evening. Fire Service spokesman Jaron Phillips said the bus had careened down a driveway on Caronia Cres, Lynfield, hitting cars and then crashing into the house, just before ...

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 22 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Woman nearly drowns at public pool in Auckland
Stuff.co.nz
A young woman has been rushed to hospital after almost drowning at a West Auckland public pool. Emergency services were called to West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre at 6.45pm on Saturday. A St John ambulance spokesman confirmed the patient was a ...
Near-drowning at West Wave swimming pool in HendersonNew Zealand Herald

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 22 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Housing First Auckland gets $3.7m to tackle chronic homelessless
Stuff.co.nz
A south Auckland family found living in their car are among those helped as part of a project tackling chronic homelessness. Housing First Auckland is a joint initiative between the Government, Auckland Council and five community social housing providers.

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 22 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Auckland punter $1 million better off as Powerball remains unclaimed
Stuff.co.nz
A Lucky Auckland punter is $1 million richer after winning Lotto's first division on Saturday night, but the Powerball is still up for grabs. The Auckland ticket, sold at Bucklands Beach Superette, was the only big winner in Saturday's live draw. The ...

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 22 Apr 2017 

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