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Power outages: Hawke’s Bay loses power for second time in a week

Some Hawke’s Bay residents have had their power cut off by Transpower for the second time in a week after another power surge. In a post on its Facebook page this morning, Transpower apologised to its consumers in Hawke’s Bay, saying it had an “issue with local generation”. It then had to ask providers Unison […]

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Grace Millane’s killer loses appeal of murder conviction and sentence, while suppression continues

The man who murdered British backpacker Grace Millane has lost his conviction and sentence appeal. Earlier today, New Zealand’s Supreme Court made a last minute order suppressing the identity of the man. In August, the killer took his case to the Court of Appeal in an attempt to overturn his murder conviction and sentence. The […]

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Jeff Sessions loses Senate bid to Trump candidate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has lost his bid to run for the Senate after a candidate backed by President Donald Trump defeated him in Alabama. Tommy Tuberville, a former football coach, will face incumbent, Democrat Doug Jones, in November’s election. Mr Sessions was the first senator to back Mr Trump as president, but their […]