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A man suffered a heart attack and died after a heavy drinking session during which he had a bucket of ice poured over his head as part of a social media game.

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Aucklanders should get a good look at Air New Zealand's first Dreamliner this afternoon, with the plane due to arrive between 4pm and 4.30pm.

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