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I looked into the killer's eyes
Miracle survivor Barbara Bishop has looked the woman who tried to kill her in the eye.
Bound, drugged and tormented, Barbara was bundled into a car and pushed off a cliff after watching her friend Niki Goodwin murdered by ex-husband Mark Goodwin and his girlfriend, former prostitute Jan Yorke.
But a freak wave lifted the vehicle off the rocks where she lay trapped for seven hours saving her life and allowing her to help gain justice for her friend.
The crime which shocked New Zealand 14 years ago will have a sequel next month when Yorke faces the Parole Board.
Mum who pilfered cheerleading fund faces jail
A woman who stole thousands of dollars from her daughters' cheerleading squad to fund a gambling habit could be facing prison time after the victims rejected restorative justice.
Carlynn Saunders-Clarke has admitted three charges of causing loss by deception after taking an estimated $8900 from cash being raised by the Whangarei squad for a trip to Queensland....