Brave victims honoured after fighting off drug-fuelled attacker

Updated March 27 2024 - 7:22am, first published March 26 2024 - 10:00pm

Three people who tried desperately to fend off a random, violent attack by a drug-crazed 17-year-old youth in Palmerston in 2019 have all been awarded bravery medals by the Governor-General, David Hurley.

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