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Rudolph the puppy was euthanised but came back to life

The miracle pooch had been euthanised at another shelter, but woke up instead for a second chance at life.

 19 Jan 2019 
Gary A. Williams | Obituaries  Logan Daily News

Gary Allen Williams, age 59, of Logan, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at his residence.

 19 Jan 2019 
Weather Outlook: Day at beach for North Island while it's a day indoors for the South  TVNZ

MetService New Zealand predicts thunderstorms for the lower South Island today.

 19 Jan 2019 
Man high on cocktail of drugs caused head-on crash in New Plymouth  Taranaki Daily News

A driver high on drugs copped the full brunt of his actions "instead of some innocent member of the community," a judge said on Friday. On April 9, Matthew Ross ...

 18 Jan 2019 
How sushi became the lunch of choice in New Plymouth

​Takasago don't see the dozen other sushi stores in New Plymouth as competition. In fact they think there's room for more. "We can't keep up with demand," ...

 18 Jan 2019 
Graeme James - The Long Way Home - 13 date tour

"Graeme James is a name that should be remembered" Bleistiftrocker (Germany). "…grin-inducing, chipper pop folk sounds…a positively masterful array of ...

 18 Jan 2019 
Sex offender breaches extended supervision order; tries to avoid drug tests  New Zealand Herald

A sex offender who watered down his urine to dodge a drug test has avoided a return to prison. Karl Brian Roper, 31, was released from his last stint behind bars ...

 18 Jan 2019 
Reports of chaos at Raglan music festival Soundsplash with massive queues, dangerous driving, poor organisation  New Zealand Herald

Reports of queues from Wainui Beach back to Raglan town.

 18 Jan 2019 
Your weather: Hot, sunny weekend forecast with temperatures over 30C  New Zealand Herald

It is going to be a beautiful weekend in many places with temperatures jumping a few degrees and even cracking 30C in some hot spots. MetService ...

 18 Jan 2019 
New Plymouth councillors not giving up on Len Lye Centre admission fees

Plummeting visitor numbers will not see the entrance fee to New Plymouth's Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre reconsidered just yet. Even New ...

 18 Jan 2019 

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