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New Zealand

24 October 2010

New Zealand Herald

A young woman on a camping holiday has been shot in the head and killed while brushing her teeth by a hunter who thought she was an animal. Her partner and others spent a desperate 90 minutes trying to keep her alive in a remote area of bush near Turangi. The woman was Rosemary Margaret Ives, a 25-year-old secondary school teacher from Lower Hutt. "People were around the girl's body and her partner was doing CPR on her," said Youthtown Trust Rescue Helicopter pilot... (

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