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The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April
Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.
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A leaky gas heater sent six people from Melville to hospital - one in serious condition.
Firefighters were called to the smell of gas and found a leaky heater at the scene.
The poisoning has prompted calls to ban heaters like the one involved - something which has already happened in Canada and most of Europe.
Do you think gas heaters should be banned?
51.6% Yes, they're too dangerous.51.6% Complete
48.4% No, people need to learn where and how to use them.48.4% Complete
0% Other - explain in the comments.0% Complete
The new commuter train to Auckland has a name - Te Huia. As reporter Mike Mather writes here, The Tron Express was popular but ran into strong opposition at the Waikato District Council.
Which do you prefer and why?
33.4% Te Huia33.4% Complete
66.6% The Tron Express66.6% Complete