Kaitaia (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Kaitaia (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -35.119999
Longitude: 173.270004
population: 5,237
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

New Zealand dad Willis Tepania dies after taking viral ‘ice challenge’

Ice Challenge Game Kills New Zealand ManA man who drank a liter of bourbon after being doused over the head with ice-cold water has died, according to a report in the New Zealand Herald. Willis Tepania, 40, of Kaitaia was found dead five hours after the ... [Published ECanadaNow - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

More wild weather on way for many

Some Far North residents are facing a sixth night withoutpower following a massive storm which caused widespreaddamage to the electricity network across the upper NorthIsland this week.Auckland lines company Vector said crews had managed to getall but ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Man Dies of Heart Attack After Ice Challenge, Drinking

Forty-year-old Willis Tepania, a father from Kaitaia, reportedly died of a cardiac arrest, five hours after participating in the ice challenge, which also included consuming nearly a liter of bourbon.ReutersTepania, who took the ice challenge, and followed ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Exult brings young people from Kaitaia to Dunedin

by ROWENA OREJANAAUCKLAND — More than 100 young people from Kaitaia to Dunedin took part in Exult 2014, an annual retreat camp organised by Catholic charismatic group Jesus Youth New Zealand, from May 31 to June 2 at Hunua Falls Camp.Fr Bony Abraham at ... [Published NZ Catholic - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sylvia meets her 95th grandchild

A Blenheim woman has met her 95th grandchild in her 95th year.Sylvia Baylis' first great-great-grandchild Lilly-Mae Larsen, seven months, arrived about 50 years after her first grandchild was born.Lilly-Mae and her mother travelled from Kaitaia to Blenheim ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Gales slowly easing over northern NZ (Fuseworks)

A slow moving low to the northwest of Cape Reinga is expected gradually weaken later today and overnight, with the severe easterly gales over northern New Zealand gradually easing.In Northland, Auckland north of the Harbour Bridge and Coromandel Peninsula, ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Gale force winds continue to hammer Auckland

Strong, blustery gale force winds across the Auckland region are expected to continue through until tomorrow.Nearly 2000 households remain without power as Vector crews restored small pockets of customers left off from the storm and also dealt with fresh ... [Published ONE News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Weather Update: Thousands without power in Northland

Residents in northern New Zealand are being warned to "expect damage" as a powerful storm bears down on the region.Hurricane force winds are already battering parts of Northland, WeatherWatch.co.nz says, with reports of a boat on to rocks at Pukenui in ... [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Schoolboy angler lands record trout

Campbell Ware with his 5.2kg rainbow trout, caught in Lake Okareka over the weekend. Photo/SuppliedSome stories making headlines across the regions today include: A teen new to fishing has caught a record-sized trout in Rotorua's Lake Okareka, a massive ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Lucky escape in storm

Trees down, roofs torn off and thousands without power as gales batter North Island.A tree blocks a road on Three Mile Bush Rd, Kamo. Photo / APNA woman was pinned to her lounge chair when a tree crashed through the roof of her Kaitaia home, amid widespread ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Weather-related incidents keeps Fire Service busy

The New Zealand Fire Service has been called to over 120 weather-related incidents in Northland since mid afternoon. In the past few hours, there have been about 40 of these types of calls in the Auckland area. This number is expected to grow as the storm ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands without power as storm batters North Island

Eighteen thousand homes are without power as a result of the storms that have been hammering the upper North Island today.More than 9000 homes in the Far North don't have any power.Top Energy says the most impacted areas include Awanui, Kaikohe, Kaitaia, ... [Published ONE News - Jul 08 2014]

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...He further added, "You should moderate your alcohol consumption. Nobody is bullet proof; even the hardest drinkers will come unstuck at some level."
"She was [a] fantastic [mother]; really, really good. She was a giving mum, she always made sure all of us kids were well fed and well dressed, even during the war. It must have been tough" Dianne said
"Our lines staff have had to chop trees off roads just so we"
"Just basically think before you act, because one mistake and your life could be gone. All for what, a bottle of alcohol?"

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New Zealand dad Willis Tepania dies after takin... [Published ECanadaNow - 20 hours ago]
Man Dies of Heart Attack After Ice Challenge, D... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 11 2014]
Exult brings young people from Kaitaia to Dunedin [Published NZ Catholic - Jul 11 2014]
Sylvia meets her 95th grandchild [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 11 2014]
Northland man dies after completing 'ice challe... [Published 3 News - Jul 10 2014]
More wild weather on way for many [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 10 2014]
Death after ice viral drinking game [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 10 2014]
Storm leaves destructive trail, leaves thousand... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Gale force winds continue to hammer Auckland [Published ONE News - Jul 09 2014]
Gales slowly easing over northern NZ (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 09 2014]
Schoolboy angler lands record trout [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Woman survives tree crashing into home [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 09 2014]
168kmh wind recorded as storm hits north [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 08 2014]
Lucky escape in storm [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 08 2014]
Weather-related incidents keeps Fire Service busy [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 08 2014]
Thousands without power as storm batters North ... [Published ONE News - Jul 08 2014]
Weather Update: Thousands without power in Nort... [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 08 2014]
Auckland warned to brace for storm [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 08 2014]
Internet Mana road trip starts in the Far North... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 07 2014]
Far North queries 'legal high' ban (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 03 2014]
Stop piddling down our backs and telling us it’... [Published Scoop - Jul 03 2014]
McCully points finger at officials over diplomat [Published The Wireless - Jul 02 2014]
The winter of our content [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 01 2014]
David Currin standing for Internet Party [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 01 2014]
Cemetery records buried [Published Sun Live - Jun 29 2014]
Census sheds light on voting behaviour [Published Otago Daily Times - Jun 26 2014]
Epsom to Northland, money matters [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 26 2014]
Bay news bites: Lanterns set to blaze a trail [Published Northern Advocate - Jun 24 2014]
Rangi Ataahua win Far North Smokefree Pacifica ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 21 2014]
Bernard Hickey: City house woes jam economy [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 21 2014]
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