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 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

An historic first baby...

Jacinda Ardern is set to make her mark in history again, as the first New Zealand Prime Minister to give birth in office - and just the second in the world.But the baby news was an unexpected surprise ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Will the baby spark global following?...

If any two people don't need a baby announcement to boost their popularity, it might just be Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.Be that as it may, new life is on the way ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

The unhappiest man in the world...

A new biography of pop superstar George Michael, who died in his sleep on Christmas Day 2016, paints a gloomy picture of a lost and lonely soul. Steve Braunias pays tribute to a genius. We have to be ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Kids left to trash school property...

Some children are being left to trash classrooms because teachers are unsure of their right to restrain students following a law change.Principals are calling for an urgent review of new rules and ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

A weekend of big name weddings...

All Black World Cup hero Stephen Donald is a married man after tying the knot with his long-time girlfriend.Donald and Alex Anderson said "I do" in the Coromandel yesterday.His agent Simon Porter ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Power baby joins mini baby boom...

The Prime Minister's baby can look forward to going to school in a "tight knit" community according to the principal of what could be the child's primary school while Clarke Gayford has already been invited ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Jacinda Ardern: The first 100 days...

Jacinda Ardern opens the front door of her Auckland suburban home in bare feet.She has been easing back into work this week with nothing like the intensity of the whirlwind of last year that took her ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Fai was destined for greatness: Ropati...

Warriors and Kiwis stalwart Jerome Ropati believes if not for tragedy intervening, Sonny Fai would this year be captaining the Warriors and cementing his status as one of the game's greats.The former ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Harbour bridge trips the light fantastic...

The Auckland Harbour Bridge connects the city and people of Tamaki Makaurau.And the iconic landmark is about to be turned into a brilliant "artwork" illuminating the vibrancy and power of the city's ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Trump's slide on the international stage...

With the US President marking a year in office tomorrow, Jena Mcgregor looks at how the world's citizens rate his performance. President Donald Trump is facing his first annual performance review, and ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Nanogirl: Can you sleep your way slim?...

If you want to lose weight, staying in bed and sleeping more may seem counterintuitive, however, new research shows it could be the secret to staying slim and living longer.Scientists from King's College ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Steve Braunias: Secret diary of 2018...

Okay, so I know I wrote this time last year that 2017 would be the final year of the dear old Secret Diary - and I'm probably going to stick to that promise but I'm not 100 per cent sure.If I kept it ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Lizzie Marvelly: Our normal is broken...

You may think that the #MeToo movement started with Weinstein. It didn't. For many of us, it began in our childhoods, during the heady days of first kisses, first dates and first times of various descriptions ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Pani Farvid: Secret to a happier relationship...

Dr Pani Farvid is a senior lecturer in psychology at AUT. She has researched sex and intimate relationships for more than 15 years. Last week I outlined why the "perfect" partner doesn't exist ......

 2018-01-19 17:00 

New Zealand Herald

Gary Oldman on playing Winston Churchill...

Gary Oldman tells Robbie Collin how he prepared for the role of Churchill, right to his fingertips — without gaining weight. Gary Oldman found the soul of Winston Churchill scratched into a chair. When ......

 2018-01-19 16:42 

Stuff.co.nz

US President Donald Trump is the freest man alive...

OPINION: The US president is impervious to scandal and immune to social censure....

 2018-01-19 16:24 

Radio New Zealand

England cricketers beat Australia again...

England's top order fired in unison to give them a four-wicket win in the second one-day cricket international against Australia and go 2-0 up in the series....

 2018-01-19 16:17 

Radio New Zealand

Nadal and Kyrgios progress at Australian Open...

World number one Rafa Nadal stormed into the fourth round of the Australian Open with victory over Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur, while Nick Kyrgios ousted Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....

 2018-01-19 16:15 

Radio New Zealand

Tyson Fury set to return to the ring...

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is set to resume his career after the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) lifted his suspension subject to medical clearance....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

War Stories: Otago man wrote stories of NZ at war...

Guy Scholefield sat with the Grand Fleet commander-in-chief, Admiral John Jellicoe, in the wardroom of his flagship, HMS Iron Duke, just days before the Battle of Jutland. Photo: National Library of NZ Dunedin-born, Milton-educated Guy Scholefield played ...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

ORC making broad plans...

Gavin Palmer Climate change and its implications for Dunedin have been a factor in the Otago Regional Council's decision-making for some time and will probably become even more important....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Life at the end of the Coast...

Life is different when the nearest supermarket is two hours away and the nearest hospital four hours. New Zealand Herald reporter Sarah Harris and photographer Jason Oxenham visited Haast to meet some of its characters....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Hard work key to Scholten's comeback...

Mike Scholten trains for the hammer throw at the Caledonian Ground ahead of the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships to be held in Dunedin, beginning today. Photo: Christine O'Connor Michael Scholten has come a long way since his return to athletic...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Maori knowledge brought to bear on problem...

Huhana Smith There is no time to "dilly-dally"; when it comes to climate change, says Associate Prof Huhana Smith....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Environment Southland working with other regional authorities to prepare...

New Zealand is taking the issue of climate change seriously. Yvonne O'Hara, in the final part of a special report with the assistance of the Aotearoa/New Zealand Science Journalism Fund, looks at the predicted impact it will have on the environment, i...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

An immersive experience...

"Magical" is a word often bandied about when describing films that trade in the fantastical, and although I'd normally avoid using it, with its underlying connotations of saccharine audience manipulation and forced sentimentality, I've no ...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Signs to discourage willow tree climbers...

Newlyweds Natasha and Vladimir Zaidsev, of Russia, are photographed under the iconic Wanaka willow tree in the lake, which was damaged last month by tree climbers. Photo: Kerrie Waterworth Wanaka's most photographed tree will soon have signs asking pe...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Facilities for young people impress minister...

During a visit to Dunedin yesterday, Minister for Children Tracey Martin says she was impressed with the way the youth remand home in Willis St and the Puketai Care and Protection Residence were entrenched in their communities. Photo: Gerard O'Brien D...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Top Asian winners in NZ Open...

KT Kim The New Zealand Open field continues to grow and is shaping up to be one of the best....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

'Retaining people' key to Aotea Group expansion strategy...

Aotea's management (from left) Aotea Group Holdings Ltd chief executive Paul Parsons, Aotea Electric Southern manager David Ford, former group chief executive and current board member Murray Hughes and Alistair Hogg, Aotea Security chief executive. Ph...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Friendships put aside as striker seeks goals...

Southern United striker Omar Guardiola (23) heads the ball at Tahuna Park as he prepares for tomorrow's national football league match against Tasman United. Photo: Linda Robertson Playing your mates is always interesting, although Omar Guardiola is t...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Otago tops economic confidence index...

Dougal McGowan Regional economic confidence of Otago households about the year ahead has increased sharply, in what can be seen as an unusually optimistic result....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Physical and mental health likely to suffer...

Richard Bedford Direct effects of climate change, such as increased exposure to heatwaves and weather events, including flooding and fires, will affect our health....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Bocelli biopic misses a few beats...

The Music of Silence (Rialto) has one of those annoying titles that seems to make no sense: it is easy to reverse the order and come up with ''the silence of music'' instead....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Impact of emissions seen in oceans...

New Zealand is seeing the impact of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Magic Moments: January 20...

Our readers captured these Magic Moments around Otago and you can be in to win if you send us yours....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Exports drive meat prices...

Lamb and mutton were at record prices in December. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery Red meat export receipts hit a record high for the December quarter, analysis from Beef + Lamb New Zealand's economic service has shown....

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Record result gives Oceana Gold a boost...

Oceana Gold's new Haile mine in South Carolina upped its gold production; pictured, the first rough gold ''dore'' bar from Haile last year. Photo: Supplied Oceana Gold has completed calendar 2017 on a high, booking record gold producti...

 2018-01-19 16:06 

Otago Daily Times

Hodgson welcomes role in new hospital...

Former Labour Party MP Pete Hodgson. Photo: Gerard O'Brien As an former MP and cabinet minister Pete Hodgson had some big jobs, but his new role steering the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital is his biggest yet, he tells health reporter Mike Houlahan....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Life Story: Derek Hart dedicated his life to finding a cure for cancer...

Derek Hart was a world-renowned cancer researcher who had an unwavering sense of hospitality and kindness, friends and family say....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Palmerston North lives up to 'city of blazes' nickname...

MEMORY LANE: The day the Royal Hotel caught fire: Arson or misadventure?...

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

A Life Story - Beloved doctor Allan Smith dies, age 93...

They don't make doctors like Allan Smith anymore....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Flashback: When Wellington's cup went south...

Thirty-two years on, jockey Chris Johnson is still trying to relive the dream....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

The art of turning a game around...

OPINION: How often is the outcome of a cricket match decided by a handful of balls inside thirty minutes?...

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the week...

Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!...

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

End of an era for Invercargill retailer...

Invercargill retailer Peter McBurney is calling it a day after 55 years in the menswear business....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

John Saker: New Zealand's changing and evolving wine map...

When I heard last year that Central Otago's Mount Difficulty had been swallowed up by Foley Family Wines (one of US billionaire Bill Foley's many companies), I felt a small sadness....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Te Manawa celebrates the plastic brick...

Piece by piece, Brick Flicks is building up to be a smash hit exhibition at Te Manawa....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

The lonely abandoned house and the woman who remembers turning it into a home...

Thousands pass the abandoned cottage every day. Here's (part of) its story....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Restaurant review: Bonzer Brazilian barbecue at Wellington's Wildfire Churrascaria...

When Wildfire took over from Osteria de Toro, it understandably wanted to make changes to the interior. New owners always do. The existing Latin-style fit-out seemed so perfectly suited to Wildfire's Brazilian barbecue concept (churrascaria), so you m...

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