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Kingsland tragedy to be recognised

Kingsland tram tragedy of 1903 to be formally recognised with ceremony

HUGH COLLINS
Last updated 08:54, November 29 2016

 A search has begun for relatives of those involved in an Auckland tram disaster.

On Christmas Eve, 1903 a fatal collision between two trams on New North Road, Kingsland killed three and injured up to 60.

 

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Auckland Heritage Festival 2016 Closing Tea

It was a pleasure to join with other Heritage Festival organisers at historic Highwic House this morning for closing words by Noel Reardon and David Burt of Auckland Council and to enjoy morning tea in the tranquil garden setting.

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Last SMCAKL Event For 2106

Last night the Auckland Social Media Club met for the last time in 2016 and discussed the 'Dark Web', with a panel comprising of Rick Shera - Internet Lawyer, James Ting-Edwards - Issues Advisor for InternetNZ, Matt Taylor - Regional District Forensic Unit Manager  NZ Police and Dean Par - A regular Auckland teenager.

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BNZ Marketview September 2016

Highlights for the month of September

  • Total online retail spending by Kiwis’ was up 15% compared to September last year.
  • Online retail sales at local sites were up 13% on last September.
  • Spending at offshore sites was up 16% on September last year. Approximately a quarter of the growth in international spending compared to September 2015 came from Computer stores. Spending in this category was up more than 30%, possibly encouraged by the iPhone 7 release during the month.

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