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One person dead after jet boat crash in Fiordland

A second person was seriously injured in the acciden yesterday.

In this photo released by MTR Corporation,  during testing of the rail company's new signal system in Hong Kong Monday, March, 18, 2019. Two Hong Kong subway trains collided in early hours on Monday, leaving one train driver suffered leg injury and the other felt unwell after inhaling smoke. It cause service suspensions between affected stations. (MTR Corporation via AP)

Hong Kong subway partly suspended after overnight crash

The driver of one train injured his leg in the accident which happened during testing.

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A Boeing Max 8 airliner.

'Clear similarities' in Ethiopia and Indonesia Boeing crashes

That's what preliminary information from the flight data recorder from the Africa crash indicates, Ethiopia's Transport Minister says.

St John ambulance.

One person dead after getting into difficulty at Kerikeri waterfall

Police say they were called to the scene at Rainbow Falls around 2:10pm this afternoon.

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Thankfully no-one was hurt in this shocking incident.

Watch the horrifying moment a small plane narrowly misses cars on busy Toronto road

Police said a male instructor and a female student were inside the plane but were unharmed.

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Witness Brandon Bishop says the driver is lucky to be alive.

Watch: Adelaide cyclist 'lucky to be alive' after van narrowly misses him before slamming into car

I have never seen anything that close and someone not getting killed.”

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The US President says the safety of the American people is of "paramount concern."

'Worst case scenario' sees Boeing's newest plane become its biggest headache

More than 40 countries have grounded the 737 Max 8 after a second fatal crash proved one too many.

Serious crash on Gorge Road, Queenstown. Vehicle stuck between building and bank.

Woman left abandoned in Queenstown car after crash for hours as two others in vehicle flee

Police are keeping an open mind but say evidence suggested the German national was not the driver of the vehicle.

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The dog, named Ben, was cuddled and warmed on board before being rushed to a veterinarian.

Stranded dog winched to safety after being spotted by Scottish crew on training mission

The dog, named Ben, was cuddled and warmed on board before being rushed to a veterinarian.

Pilots on at least two US flights reported issues with new Boeing jet before fatal Ethiopa crash

The pilots said that soon after engaging the autopilot on Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, the nose tilted down sharply.

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On March 10 the same make of plane crashed in Ethiopia, killing all on board.

'I wouldn't be happy flying on one' - retired captain wary of Boeing Max 8s after crashes

Edward Hunkin shares passenger concerns after the Ethiopia and Lion Air disasters.

FILE - This March 21, 2018, file photo shows Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Boeing to make software upgrade on 737 Max 8 anti-stall system

The FAA said today that Boeing will also update training requirements and flight crew manuals related to the system.

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Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little gave more details on the plan.

Date for planned Pike River Mine drift re-entry announced by Government

Preparations for the re-entry are in full swing, Minister Andrew Little says.

Gas-powered bus explodes in huge fireball in central Stockholm

The bus was powered by natural gas, which was stored in tanks on top of its roof.

Traffic stopped on Wellington's Ngauranga Gorge after worker hit and killed

Man killed in workplace accident in Wellington the fourth fatality in a month

Initial indications are that the man died after being hit by a work vehicle.

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Despite being illegal for 15 years, the number of Kiwis caught on their phones isn't declining.

AA launches fun but 'deadly serious' campaign, featuring comedian How to DAD, to get Kiwi drivers off their phones

Studies show tens of thousands of Kiwis are on their phones while behind the wheel at any given time.

Police seek witnesses to Southland crash that injured six people

Two vehicles crashed on SH94 near Mossburn yesterday.,

Rodeo (file picture).

Horse's death at rodeo 'an accident issue' says rodeo association president

A horse died at the National Rodeo Finals in North Canterbury on Saturday.

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Fiji Airways to continue flying Boeing 737 Max 8s to NZ as other airlines ground fleets after crash

Yesterday's Ethiopian Airlines crash is the second disaster in less than six months involving the model.

China's aviation authority orders all Chinese airlines to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after Ethiopia crash

The Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly after taking off from the capital of Addis Ababa.

Boeing likely to face new questions after another 737 Max 8 crash

The Ethiopian Airlines accident is eerily similar to Indonesia's Lion Air crash in October last year involving the same model.

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Initial investigations indicate the 55-year-old may have slipped while running on the track.

Twizel man found dead in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Initial investigations indicate the 55-year-old may have slipped while running on the track.

Woman attacked by jaguar at US zoo while trying to take selfie

Her injuries are not life-threatening but she has been left with deep gashes in her arm.

Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes with 157 people on board shortly after take off

There is no indication at this stage that any New Zealanders were on the flight, according to MFAT.

Daughter was 'biggest motivation' to survive as man floats for hours off Gisborne coast with jeans rigged as life jacket

Knocked off a yacht by a swinging boom, German tourist Arne Murke had to think fast.

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The ferry was carrying 121 passengers and four crew members when the incident occurred off Sado Island.

Five people seriously injured after ferry collides with whale in Japan

Dozens more sustained less serious injuries in a the accident off Sado Island.

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