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News in Brief - June 22

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Staff Reporter

21 June 2024, 7:28 PM

News in Brief - June 22Latest News.

Ute bursts into flames in Manly

A ute parked in a Manly driveway caught fire yesterday afternoon.

Thick black smoke billowed as the vehicle was engulfed in flames.

Fire & Emergency attended the scene.

There have been no reports of any injuries.

Winter solstice signals longer days ahead

New Zealand marked the Winter Solstice yesterday, June 21.

This day was the shortest of the year, with the longest night.

From today, daylight hours will gradually increase.

The solstice heralds the beginning of longer, brighter days.

Power restored in Northland, conservation still needed

Power has been restored to all Northland households.

Residents are still being urged to conserve electricity due to limited supply during peak demand.

Lower weekend demand should ensure sufficient power for Saturday and Sunday.

Transpower report teams are working to install a temporary tower to fully restore the 220kV circuit by this weekend.