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Families mourn the victims of the accident.

At least 60 dead after train ploughs through crowd watching fireworks in India

The train failed to stop after the accident near a religious festival in the country's north.

SH1 near Wellington open again after chemical spill, but extent of damage not yet known

If chemicals did reach the Taupō swamp, it would be disastrous.

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Teen motorcyclist dead after crash with car in Waikato

Ethan Nathaniel Bishop, 18, died at the scene.

The owners could still could face prosecution

Former Dreamworld official struggles to hold back tears during testimony over ride tragedy

A New Zealander and three other died as a result of the October 2016 ride malfunction.

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Victims didn't realize that a train was coming their way because the fireworks were too loud.

At least 50 dead after train runs into crowd at religious festival in India

The festival-goers were watching fireworks and didn't hear the train coming, officials said.

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Auckland Transport says the driver ignored flashing lights and bells before the Henderson accident.

Watch: Train hits car at Auckland level crossing

Auckland Transport says "two car drivers decided to blatantly ignore" lights and bells and drive through.

Shark bite to man's surfboard at Baylys Beach.

Man seriously injured in shark attack at Northland beach

He's been flown to Whangarei Hospital for treatment.

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Mr Wallis described his brother Nick as “larger than life” and said he “genuinely loved what he did”.

Brother pays tribute to 'effervescent, larger than life' pilot Nick Wallis, killed in Wanaka helicopter crash

Speaking to media today, Jonathan Wallis said his brother "genuinely loved what he did".

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State Highway 1 north of Wellington to remain closed into night after truck crash

A truck carrying dangerous chemicals crashed in the early hours of this morning.

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Authorities held a press conference at the Wanaka Police Station this morning.

Police name third victim in Wanaka helicopter crash

DOC worker Scott Theobold of Twizel was identified today as the third victim.

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The scene of a helicopter crash near Wanaka.

Livestream: Police give latest update on Wanaka helicopter crash that killed three

The two DOC workers who died were described today as “pioneers” in conservation.

The scene of a helicopter crash near Wanaka.

Wanaka crash: DOC workers were 'pioneers' in conservation

One of the DOC workers killed in yesterday's Wanaka helicopter crash was Paul Hondelink who'd had 47 years conservation experience.

Gas canister explosion in Hamilton sends two people to hospital

Police said the two suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

SH1 blocked north of Wellington, long weekend traffic woe expected

Police have asked people to take the train or stay home.

The scene of a helicopter crash near Wanaka.

'An absolute tragedy' - three people dead after helicopter crash near Wanaka

The Conservation Minister today confirmed in Parliament that DOC workers were on board the chopper.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

Six people injured after crash between truck and ute in eastern Bay of Plenty

The incident occurred on Waiotahe Beach Road, in Opotik, at 9am.

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Christchurch man dies from injuries suffered in car crash earlier this month

Callum Duggan, 25, died in Christchurch Hospital yesterday.

Man dies after vehicle hits power pole, closing SH2 at Matata in Bay of Plenty

The crash was reported to emergency services at 4.24pm.

Two dead in two-vehicle crash on SH1 near Ashburton

diversions remain in place following the crash shortly before 1.40pm.

Evening view of Gurja Himal - Dhaulagiri Himal - Nepal

Nine die in storm while climbing in Himalayas

The bodies of five South Korean climbers and four Nepalese guides were retrieved after a storm destroyed their base camp.

Christchurch boy, 16, dies after fall on school grounds

Te Hawiki Hona Kiri-Te Amo died from his injuries last night, police said.

Man who drowned at Hot Water Beach was trying to save child, church group says

Angelo Tuyay died at the popular Coromandel spot yesterday.

Three people die after being hit by plane in Germany following aborted landing

The plane attempted to take off after an aborted landing but failed to lift, hitting the trio.

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The drivers were the only people in the vehicles when they collided near Waitara.

Two dead in overnight crash near New Plymouth

The drivers of both vehicles died at the scene.

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