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2008-07-22 15:00:36

By WOODD, Richard NEXT time Taranaki man Mike Woodhead uses his computer he'll get a weather forecast first. A bolt of lightning which struck near his Ohangai home south- east of Hawera on Saturday night has put the 36-year- old local school caretaker on edge.

2008-07-21 15:01:02

By HUMPHREYS, Lyn ELDERLY Bill Green remains without a doctor amid clear signs that the community is fighting back over deepening concerns at the spreading GP crisis.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.