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 2022-07-18 02:59 

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Train stopped by collision on tracks near Mangaweka...

Police were called to a level crossing after a ute collided with a barrier sign....

 2022-07-18 02:59 

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'Runner up' all Palmerston North's Federation Cup teams can hope for...

Marist needed to win Saturday's encounter with Whanganui Athletic to keep title hopes alive. Instead they are six points adrift of the lead....

 2022-07-18 02:56 

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The Antidote: Five happy things to read about today, July 18...

An ancient discovery, a stolen chicken and the sweetest strawberries in the world in today's happy things to read....

 2022-07-18 02:53 

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Auckland lawyer who breached Covid-19 Delta lockdown convicted and fined...

Lawyer Umar Kuddus was convicted and fined $900 after he admitting breaching the Covid-19 lockdown in September....

 2022-07-18 02:52 

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Police planning next steps in search for missing swimmer...

More than three weeks of searches for a man who jumped off Maruia Falls have yet to find his body and police are reviewing their next options....

 2022-07-18 02:45 

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JKA Karate win 20 medals at national champs...

A team of 16 from JKA Timaru Karate won 20 medals at the National Karate Championships in Christchurch at the weekend....

 2022-07-18 02:38 

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Police appalled at speed, drink driving and insecure loads on highway...

Police caught seven drivers over the limit and issued 12 notices for speeding or driving with insecure loads on a Nelson highway....

 2022-07-18 02:35 

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Dead serious: Pet owners taking their commitment to their furry loved ones to the grave...

For cat lovers like Lorraine Kelsen, death is no barrier to staying close to their loyal companions. Their remains will be buried in the coffin with her....

 2022-07-18 02:34 

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'Salt Bae' famous Nusr-et Steakhouse is ranked one of London's worst restaurants...

Of the 261 steakhouses in London, Salt Bae's Nusr-et ranks 260th....

 2022-07-18 02:29 

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MMA gym faces criminal charges for breaching Covid-19 Public Health Order...

The MMA gym was previously fined by Worksafe but is now facing three charges of failing to comply with the Covid-19 Public Health Response Act....

 2022-07-18 02:28 

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Man paralysed by rare disorder as a teen loses fight over ACC claim...

Claims a seven-hour delay in diagnosing Guillain-Barre Syndrome led to detrimental ongoing effects for the then 15-year-old have been rejected....

 2022-07-18 02:23 

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Winners and losers at a time of high inflation...

Savers, home owners and "everyone with a mouth" lose out when inflation peaks....

 2022-07-18 02:15 

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Destruction of council buildings to begin five years after being abandoned...

Napier's council buildings, abandoned five years ago, will start coming down next month...

 2022-07-18 02:13 

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Former councillor to vie for Mori ward seat in Taranaki...

South Taranaki's Bonita Bigham is the first to publicly declare an intention to vie for Mori ward seat on regional council....

 2022-07-18 02:12 

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Raid of repeat offender's house turns up stacks of cash, drugs...

New Plymouth drug dealer's house littered with cash, including the $31K found stashed in a bucket....

 2022-07-18 02:09 

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Alleged stabber was on bail, had 'wrapped tin foil around ankle bracelet'...

A teen who allegedly stabbed a man in the chest during a fracas in downtown Hamilton was on bail - but had 'put tin foil around his ankle bracelet'....

 2022-07-18 02:07 

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Numerous defendants admit various methamphetamine, MDMA and firearms charges...

Police arrested a number of people in 2020 during an investigation into a commercial drug ring....

 2022-07-18 02:07 

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One dead, two seriously injured in three-car crash on SH5...

One person has died and two people seriously injured after a three-car crash on the notorious Napier-Taup Road....

 2022-07-18 02:04 

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Drive-off fuel thefts in Invercargill force rethink on when customers should pay...

Drive-off petrol thefts have become so common at least one Invercargill fuel station is considering introducing a 'pay before you pour' policy....

 2022-07-18 02:04 

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Cute-as cottage with surprising interior following renovation...

Nothing can prepare you for what's inside Elaine Ferguson's immaculate wee villa in Freemans Bay....

 2022-07-18 02:00 

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Air Asia launches $169 trans-Tasman flights — promising more competition...

The budget airline will begin services to Auckland in November and is promising to bring cheaper fares....

 2022-07-18 02:00 

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Woman didn't find out her belly button was removed until a week after surgery...

Straight after surgery, the patient - drowsy and on morphine - was told her navel had been excised, but had no memory of it. She found out a week later....

 2022-07-18 01:56 

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2022 Lexus Song Quest finalists named after weekend of performance in Wellington...

The prestigious competition, began in 1956 and has opened many doors for incredible young singers across Aotearoa....

 2022-07-18 01:53 

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Project aiming to find Kiwi wellbeing diet to pay 75% of food costs for 200 households over 12 weeks...

Eating a healthy diet is probably a bit more expensive, a researcher says, but there are ways to keep costs down....

 2022-07-18 01:52 

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Will Geely's electric ute come here?...

Chinese carmaker Geely revealed a new electric ute last week under an all-new brand. We don't know if it will come here yet, but Geely already is in New Zealand....

 2022-07-18 01:50 

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Significant donation moves Temuka Courthouse Museum Project along...

A project to refurbish the Temuka Courthouse Museum has just received a significant funding boost, but now those involved have to pack up more than 6000 items....

 2022-07-18 01:48 

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Could this tiny West Coast town have the highest rate rise in the country?...

A major increase in property values has come with a sting in the tail for the people of Blackball, with residential rates up 20% and commercial rates rising by 43%....

 2022-07-18 01:33 

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High Court backs ministers' call to allow $58m sale of Havelock North land...

About 400 high density properties will be built on rural land on the edge of Havelock North....

 2022-07-18 01:27 

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Nearly 150 New Zealanders have had assisted deaths to date, 400 have applied...

Most often it's older, Pkeh Kiwis, and those with cancer, who are applying to access assisted dying, new data shows....

 2022-07-18 01:24 

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MidCentral's most difficult week with Covid-19...

Covid-19 numbers are climbing in MidCentral, with a dozen deaths in a week....

 2022-07-18 01:20 

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Kiwi sprinter Zoe Hobbs bows out in 100m semifinals at world championships...

New Zealand's sprint queen was not quite able to match her record-breaking efforts in the heats as she found the pace too hot in Oregon....

 2022-07-18 01:18 

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Covid-19: 222 new cases in Nelson-Marlborough...

There are 13 people in hospital with Covid in Nelson-Marlborough on Monday....

 2022-07-18 01:08 

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Covid-19: 7612 new community cases and 22 further deaths with virus...

If case figures stay steady this week it could signal New Zealand is nearing the peak of its second Omicron wave....

 2022-07-18 01:05 

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Power outages for more than 1000 homes as severe weather hits South Canterbury...

Power outages due to high winds in two areas in South Canterbury have affected more than 1000 homes....

 2022-07-18 01:00 

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Room review: Hotel X - the five-star hotel with Brisbane's best rooftop bar...

Hotel X brings modern luxury to a fashionably grungy neighbourhood....

 2022-07-18 01:00 

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Ian Foster must go as part of an All Blacks rebuild...

OPINION: Among some big decisions facing the board, the replacement of the All Blacks head coach should be the easiest, writes Marc Hinton....

 2022-07-18 00:59 

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Abuse in Care: Deaf children smacked for failing to lip read, denied sign language...

Instead of being given safe haven and an education, deaf children like Whiti Ronaki were abused and teachers refused to use sign language with them....

 2022-07-18 00:56 

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Two veteran councillors bow out of election for South Taranaki District...

Two veteran South Taranaki councillors are not seeking relelection....

 2022-07-18 00:52 

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OE exodus: How do we lure our bright young things home again?...

OPINION: If we are going to lure young people back to NZ, particularly the regions, we need to encourage activities that create vibrancy, rather than making it more difficult....

 2022-07-18 00:43 

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Concerns for Christchurch man missing for 11 days...

Anahera, known as Ani, was last seen on July 7 and has links to Sockburn, Addington and Spreydon, police say....

 2022-07-18 00:43 

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Marlborough Mayor John Leggett to step down, nominates deputy Nadine Taylor...

Mayor Leggett will not be seeking a third-term, instead placing his "full-support4; behind Marlborough's deputy....

 2022-07-18 00:39 

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'I'm not their mother': Employer's words after teenager blinded in workplace accident...

An employer has been ordered to pay $22,500 after he failed to provide appropriate protection for a teen worker who lost vision in one eye in a workplace accident....

 2022-07-18 00:34 

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Serious crash closes State Highway 5, emergency services en route...

Information is limited as police have yet to arrive at the scene, a spokesperson said....

 2022-07-18 00:31 

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Students living in 'mould, cold' and surviving on 2-minute noodles...

Two-thirds of students regularly can't afford to pay bills, buy food and clothing, or pay their rent, a new wellbeing inquiry shows....

 2022-07-18 00:30 

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Believe it or not, Wellington isn't just for beer snobs...

Here's why Wellington is the best place for the beer-curious to begin their journey of discovery....

 2022-07-18 00:27 

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Covid-19: Ministry to release latest figures...

If case figures stay steady this week it could signal New Zealand is nearing the peak of its second Omicron wave....

 2022-07-18 00:24 

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Power outages for nearly 800 homes as severe weather hits South Canterbury...

Power outages due to high winds in two areas in South Canterbury have affected nearly 800 homes....

 2022-07-18 00:21 

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It would be brave and unprecedented to sack Ian Foster now...

OPINION: New Zealand Rugby need to take a punt on Scott Robertson as All Blacks coach, like they should have done in 2019....

 2022-07-18 00:21 

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ANZ tips OCR will reach 4% in November after inflation rises to 7.3%...

Everything we knew would be bad was bad, but it's the breadth of inflation that's the nasty surprise, says Infometrics economist....

 2022-07-18 00:01 

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Lake Alice survivor Malcolm Richards wants redress now...

Former Lake Alice patient Malcolm Richards, 62, does not want to wait any longer for compensation for the treatment he endured....

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