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NEW ZEALAND – Fresh air, fun and fitness combine when you take an electric bike for a spin, but what happens when it breaks down?

Fisherman missing for a week

Friday April 27, 2018

An extensive aerial search has been unable to find a fisherman who went missing from Karikari peninsula last Thursday.

Fire destroys Anzac tour bus

Friday April 27, 2018

New Zealanders heading to Gallipoli for Anzac Day whose bus went up in flames are thankful to be alive despite many having lost passports, money and other belongings in the fire.

NEW ZEALAND – Researchers working for Heritage New Zealand have uncovered archival documents showing Northland was expected to bear the brunt of a Japanese invasion in World War Two.

NEW ZEALAND – Groups working with homeless people are bracing themselves for another gruelling few months as winter sets in.

PACIFIC BRIEFS - 27/04/2018

Friday April 27, 2018

LOCATOR BEACON RESCUES FISHERMAN

SAMOA –  Samoa Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, has called on Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, to act like a leader and keep the peace in Samoa.

VANUATU – The danger of landslides and flash flooding on the Vanuatu island of Ambae is complicating evacuation efforts, with as many as 800 people now sheltering in emergency relief centres.

New Caledonia and Bougainville prepare to vote on independence

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