Auckland tornado: Three killed after rare and deadly tornado rips through New Zealand

Three killed after rare and deadly tornado rips through New Zealand Destructive twister leaves 250 people homeless in western AucklandOne hit by uprooted tree, two others believed to have been crushed by slab of concreteDeadliest tornado to hit the country in 60 years | UPDATED: 19:04 GMT, 6 December 2012 A fierce tornado swept through New Zealand's largest city today killing three people and forcing 250 more to evacuate damaged and powerless homes. The storm hit Hobsonville and Whenuapai, western suburbs of Auckland, at around midday leaving uprooted trees, damaged buildings and flooding that closed roads