Daily News top five - week ending October 7

22:43, Oct 07 2012
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Motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Waitara last week.

Here are the top five stories you clicked on last week, there is everything from a fatal crash to the birth of Toni Street's first child.

1. Fatal motorcycle ride

A man, on his way to the Ranfurly Shield game between Waikato and Taranaki, is killed in a motorcycle crash near Waitara.

2. Ute and truck crash near Midhirst

A truck driver is taken to hospital after a crash on State Highway 3, near Midhirst.

3. Unconscious woman raped

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A man who took advantage of an unconscious woman at a party and had sex with her is jailed for six years.

4. Girl for TV presenter brings 'a pretty special feeling'

Taranaki's sweetheart TV presenter Toni Street gives birth to her first child, Juliette Ellen France.

5. Tycoon keen to set up hotel

Taranaki millionaire Gavin Faull would like to bring his latest international hotel chain to New Plymouth.

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