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 2022-01-26 01:31 

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Covid-19 NZ: Ashley Bloomfield says Government are taking over incoming orders of rapid antigen tests, but not seizing them...

Ashley Bloomfield says Government aren't "seizing" tests from businesses but have taken over their incoming orders....

 2022-01-26 01:27 

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to triple EV investment...

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is reportedly gearing up to triple its investment in EVs....

 2022-01-26 01:23 

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Covid-19: Omicron case 'likely infectious' at Tauranga early childcare centre, all there are close contacts...

Officials are working to contact anyone who was at the Tauranga centre when the case was present, as they're considered close contacts....

 2022-01-26 01:19 

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Covid-19 live: Government details its three-stage Omicron plan...

Self-isolation requirements will be reduced as part of a three-stage plan to manage the expected Omicron surge, after the outbreak today climbed to 56....

 2022-01-26 01:15 

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Taup plumbing firm wins big at regional awards night...

With just nine staff members Taup's McBeth Plumbing & Gas have won four regional Master Plumber awards...

 2022-01-26 01:15 

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Cafe fears closure as Wellington workers stay home again...

With many government staffers being encouraged to work from home, the city is dead and so is business....

 2022-01-26 01:14 

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Vandals damage machinery at entrance to Twizel...

Heavy machinery displayed at the entrance to Twizel, which was used to build hydro dams in the Waitaki Lakes area, has been vandalised....

 2022-01-26 01:12 

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Covid-19: Government lays out three-stage plan to handle Omicron outbreak...

The Government will reduce self-isolation requirements for Covid-19 cases as part of a plan to manage an expected surge in Omicron cases....

 2022-01-26 01:11 

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Covid-19 NZ: Businesses say Government is diverting rapid antigen tests...

Businesses say being able to routinely test their staff is crucial for keep supply chains open and supermarket shelves stocked....

 2022-01-26 01:07 

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Metro bus services return to regular timetables after being scaled back over driver shortages...

The majority of Christchurch's bus services will return to normal after driver shortages forced several urban routes to be scaled back....

 2022-01-26 01:05 

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Covid-19 live: Government announces three-stage Omicron plan...

The Government is giving a press conference to outline its three-phase Omicron plan after 15 new cases were announced, pushing the community outbreak to 56....

 2022-01-26 00:55 

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Covid-19: One new case in Wellington, two locations of interest...

Investigations are underway to determine a link for the case, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 00:54 

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Covid-19: three more cases of Omicron in Nelson-Tasman...

The number of active Covid-19 cases in the region has grown to 15....

 2022-01-26 00:54 

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Covid-19: Fifteen new Omicron cases in the community...

There are new Omicron cases in Auckland, Taranaki and Nelson-Marlborough....

 2022-01-26 00:50 

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Gluten-free cafe Munch calls on customers for support as Covid bites...

"Now is the time to show your support," the gluten-free and nut-free cafe told its customers....

 2022-01-26 00:50 

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National MP pushes for mental health training in North Canterbury as part of national strategy...

Matt Doocey is imploring North Cantabrians to engage with a national suicide prevention initiative so people can better talk about problems....

 2022-01-26 00:47 

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Numbers limited for Waitangi Day at Te Aitarakihi Multicultural Centre...

Te Aitarakihi Multicultural Centre in Timaru is forging ahead with special plans for Waitangi Day celebrations that stay within the Covid-19 traffic light framework....

 2022-01-26 00:47 

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Organisers scramble to stop Marlborough events from falling over all together...

The country is in red, which means event organisers in Marlborough have been working this week to tweak, cancel or postpone plans....

 2022-01-26 00:40 

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Kilted Kiwi Sean Maitland recalled to Scotland's Six Nations rugby squad...

Sean Maitland might be a chance of winning a 54th test for adopted nation Scotland....

 2022-01-26 00:35 

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Kitled Kiwi Sean Maitland recalled to Scotland's Six Nations rugby squad...

Sean Maitland might be a chance of winning a 54th test for adopted nation Scotland....

 2022-01-26 00:29 

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Severe thunderstorm watch in place for Northland, Auckland...

People in northern areas should keep an eye on the skies. MetService says the watch could be upgraded to a thunderstorm warning if conditions worsen....

 2022-01-26 00:07 

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Police find van driver after accident with pedestrian in Wellington...

Police find the driver of a van involved in an accident with a pedestrian near the corner of Taranaki St and Courtenay Place on Wednesday morning....

 2022-01-26 00:02 

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Country prevail but Marlborough has chance for Hawke Cup revenge...

Canterbury Country eased to victory last weekend, but Marlborough's senior cricketers will have a chance to put the record straight next month....

 2022-01-25 23:53 

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Otago fisherman who set net six times in dolphin protected area fined $12,000...

Lance Edmond Nicolson had his fishing vessel and nets seized after he broke rules around where he should fish....

 2022-01-25 23:45 

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First positive case of Omicron confirmed in Taranaki...

Omicron is in Taranaki with the first person testing positive in New Plymouth on Wednesday....

 2022-01-25 23:36 

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North Canterbury school's long-awaited $10m upgrade set for end of year...

Multimillion-dollar upgrades at a North Canterbury school may finally be set in motion after the prospect of a burgeoning school roll forced a rethink....

 2022-01-25 23:35 

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Covid-19 live: Government to update on Omicron outbreak...

Today's Omicron figures are due after 1pm, with the Government expected to provide more information on the outbreak response at 2pm....

 2022-01-25 23:35 

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Tasman District Council brings in Covid-19 vaccine mandate for all roles...

All Tasman District Council staff must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by March 25 and provide evidence of a first vaccination no later than March 4....

 2022-01-25 23:31 

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Auckland's Muriwai Beach reopened to cars, drivers reminded to be 'respectful'...

After a weeks-long closure, Muriwai is open to drivers once more, but Auckland Council warns it could close again due to the risk of fire....

 2022-01-25 23:31 

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'It was scary': Rival puts Edward Osei-Nketia on notice with massive PB...

New Zealand's fastest man was given a major fright when he watched his nearest rival sprint to victory in record time at last weekend's Potts Classic....

 2022-01-25 23:23 

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Super Rugby: Rehabbing Owen Franks targets April debut for Hurricanes...

A couple of months after snapping his Achilles tendon, Owen Franks' first season with the Hurricanes might not be a lost cause after all....

 2022-01-25 23:18 

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Covid-19: Omicron likely to trigger 'national emergency' - nurses union...

The nurses union says the inevitable Omicron outbreak could trigger a 'national emergency', as the health system is already in 'critical condition'....

 2022-01-25 23:18 

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Covid-19: Brian Tamaki appeals prison stay for alleged bail breach...

Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki has spent 10 days in prison after he was charged with breaching his bail....

 2022-01-25 23:14 

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All Blacks support 11-year-old rugby player after hurtful comments he was 'too big to play'...

Young Alfie Pugsley has been besieged with messages of support, including from Jerome Kaino and New Zealand's sevens stars....

 2022-01-25 23:10 

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Tonga tsunami: Grandson answers call for help, sends 720L of water for grandparents' village...

Mah Tamihana-Pofel had 24 hours to answer a call for help from his grandparents in Tonga in the wake of the eruption and tsunami....

 2022-01-25 23:02 

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Tonga tsunami: Aucklanders fill 25 shipping containers with $1.6m of donations...

When the call went out for water, food and torches after the Tonga tsunami, "we couldn't predict that this would be the outpouring of love", MP says....

 2022-01-25 23:00 

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New contenders to stake claims for All Whites' troublesome right back position...

Tim Payne and Bill Tuiloma are set to get the chance to show coach Danny Hay what they have to offer in a troublesome position....

 2022-01-25 22:56 

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MFAT advises New Zealanders in Ukraine to 'consider leaving' due to fears of Russian invasion...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has advised New Zealanders in Ukraine to "consider leaving" the country, as Russia assembles its troops and fuels fears of an invasion....

 2022-01-25 22:55 

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Quiz: Take the three strikes trivia test for January 26, 2022...

You get three chances to correctly rank the answers in today's question for January 26, 2022....

 2022-01-25 22:52 

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Covid-19: Auckland's Indian community rallies after Omicron-linked weddings...

Indian community leaders say people are worried about an Omicron outbreak but they're ready to distribute food parcels to those in isolation....

 2022-01-25 22:52 

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Covid-19: Auckland's Indian community rallies after Omicron-linked weddings...

Indian community leaders say people are worried about an Omicron outbreak but they're ready to distribute food parcels to those in isolation....

 2022-01-25 22:51 

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First ever sighting of black tern in New Zealand has twitchers in a flap...

"The only twitch that would be bigger would be Happy Feet the emperor penguin," one bird expert says....

 2022-01-25 22:45 

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From three cardiac arrest match points down, sports legend Richard Lee rallys back...

Once the youngest winner of the New Zealand men's table tennis title, Richard Lee has fallen on tough times....

 2022-01-25 22:37 

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Covid-19: National Touch Championship added to list of red-light cancellations...

Touch NZ national events are the latest casualties of the shift to the red light framework....

 2022-01-25 22:29 

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Sweetcorn, avocado, bananas the most purchased foods on the first day of red traffic light setting...

"We continue to encourage everyone to only buy what they need for their household," Foodstuffs' Emma Wooster said....

 2022-01-25 22:27 

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Small crowd allowed for Super Smash grand finals in Hamilton on Saturday...

A limited number of tickets have been put on sale for the women's and men's grand finals at Hamilton's Seddon Park on Saturday....

 2022-01-25 22:23 

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Stewart Island visitor levy hike proposal, from $5 to $15, goes to council...

A proposal to increase the Stewart Island visitor levy from $5 to $15 will be considered by the Southland District Council....

 2022-01-25 22:22 

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Timaru foodbanks plan for Omicron...

Foodbanks in Timaru are working on plans to ensure families continue to have groceries and the support they need in the wake of the Omicron outbreak....

 2022-01-25 22:19 

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Covid-19: Locations of interest in the Omicron and Delta outbreaks - January 26...

Wellington Airport, and in particular the Jetstar check-in area, have been named locations of interest on Monday, January 24, between 6.30am and 9.40am....

 2022-01-25 22:16 

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Covid-19: GP shows how to fit your N95 and surgical mask at home...

A simple knot and tuck could make your surgical mask far more effective against Omicron - an Auckland GP shows you how....

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