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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.