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William Johnston
Individual // News // Taranaki
Member since: 8 February 2013
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Born and bred in Taranaki, I have a passion for local news and sports. 

I am a reporter for Radio Live based in New Plymouth providing local news and sport for the network. 
The stories I source for them I upload on InfoNews creating local exposure for the district and province. 

If you would like to get in touch, please send me an email

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Sunday, 23 March 2014
Mola and Hursey win in New Plymouth 615 views

Tuesday, 7 January 2014
Church hard to mend after fire 255 views

Thursday, 5 September 2013
Wild winds continue in Taranaki Over 1000 people are without power in South Taranaki as strong winds batter the region. 140 views

Sunday, 14 July 2013
Strong winds cause problems in Taranaki Parts of Taranaki are without power this evening after strong winds have battered the region. 150 views

Saturday, 8 June 2013
One person shot dead One person has been shot dead during an Armed Offenders Squad this morning. 240 views

Friday, 12 April 2013
$4.5 given to hospital board The TSB Community Trust has granted $4.5million to the Taranaki District Health Board. 138 views

Saturday, 30 March 2013
Family lucky to be alive Smoke alarms have saved the lives of a family of 5 after a house fire in New Plymouth this morning.  4 fire appliances were called to a Vivian Street property to find it fully involved shortly after 3 this morning. 175 views

Monday, 18 March 2013
Tornado in New Plymouth Two houses on the outskirts of New Plymouth have been damaged by a tornado. 374 views

Saturday, 2 March 2013
UPDATE: Fire now out Up to 60 firefighter and 15 fire trucks were used to control a massive fire in the Auckland suburb Westmere tonight. 194 views

UPDATE: Major fire in Auckland 285 views

Major fire in Auckland Auckland firefighters are battling a large fire in the suburb of Westmere and three people are unnaccounted for.  15 fire trucks, including ariel and ladder units and up to 60 firefighters were called the the scene shortly before 8:30 this evening where 3 houses are alight. 154 views

Friday, 1 March 2013
Fire at Hawera's Fonterra site Firefighters are currently battling a blaze at Fonterra's Whareroa site south of Hawera. 216 views

Len Lye Centre confirmed The controversial Len Lye Centre has been given the go-ahead after a meeting in New Plymouth last night. 114 views

Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Sawmill fire in New Plymouth Fire crews were kept busy after a blaze tore through a sawmill on the outskirts of New Plymouth last night. 128 views

Sawmill fire in New Plymouth A sawmill has been on fire this evening in New Plymouth. 234 views

Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Students back at school The five students from a Taranaki school who suffered from smoke inhalation after a fire yesterday are now back in the classroom. 78 views

Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Six taken to hospital after fire Six students have been taken to hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in a fire in New Plymouth this afternoon. 118 views

Friday, 8 February 2013
Truck crash north of Urenui Driversions are still in place after a truck carrying LPG bottles crashed north of Urenui this morning. 104 views