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 2021-12-01 04:34 

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Backpacking industry on verge of collapse; Invercargill hostel adjusts to survive...

The backpacking industry is teetering on the edge of collapse and an Invercargill hostel is changing tack to survive a plummet in guest numbers....

 2021-12-01 04:33 

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Career in Southland Hospital's laboratory comes to an end...

Anne Buchanan's 45-year career in Southland Hospital's laboratory has come to an end....

 2021-12-01 04:31 

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Group accused of involvement in Colombia-linked drug ring deny charges...

Seven of the nine people arrested by police investigating an alleged ring importing cocaine from Colombia have now denied the charges....

 2021-12-01 04:31 

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Vaccine passes required at libraries and pools in Timaru district...

Vaccine passes will be mandatory for anyone wanting to use the Timaru District Council's pools, libraries, customer services, the art gallery and museum from Friday....

 2021-12-01 04:30 

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Covid-19 outbreak situation report: What happened on Wednesday, December 1...

146 Covid-19 community cases, news of vaccinations for children soon and a u-turn on a student vaccine register....

 2021-12-01 04:30 

New Zealand Herald

ANZ to require branch workers to be vaccinated or take rapid antigen test. But what about customers?...

Will banks' customers need to be vaccinated to visit a branch?...

 2021-12-01 04:29 

New Zealand Herald

Abortion u-turn, housing pivot: Chris Luxon's first day as leader...

Chris Luxon had a busy first day on the job....

 2021-12-01 04:27 

Newshub

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Christopher Luxon's opening gambit as would-be-Prime Minister: Hiring a black Mercedes to drop him across the road...
 2021-12-01 04:23 

Radio New Zealand

Medicinal cannabis industry expects further consolidation after acquisitions...

The medicinal cannabis industry is showing signs of maturity following recent acquisitions in the sector....

 2021-12-01 04:23 

Radio New Zealand

MBIE officials meet with Auckland Council over delays to hospital building consents...

Consents for medical facilities are being held up by extra questions about fire safety designs....

 2021-12-01 04:22 

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Suzuki Series and Cemetery Circuit cancelled...

The famous Whanganui bike race on Boxing Day has been cancelled....

 2021-12-01 04:22 

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Covid-19: Another new location of interest in Wellington...

There are now two locations of interest in Kilbirnie after a man visited Wellington and later tested positive for Covid-19....

 2021-12-01 04:21 

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Covid-19: Should we travel to areas with low vaccination rates this summer?...

ANALYSIS: Some of our most popular holiday spots lie within regions with low vaccination rates. Should conscientious travellers take this into account?...

 2021-12-01 04:20 

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Covid-19: Hospitalisation, ICU cases 'levelled off' in Auckland outbreak...

Covid hospitalisations have 'levelled off' and ICU cases are dropping according to health officials, in contrast to earlier modelling which suggested Auckland's Delta outbreak could be worse by now....

 2021-12-01 04:18 

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What's different for the Covid vaccine for children aged 5 - 11...

The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine dose being considered for children aged 5-11 is a third of the vaccine dose given to adults....

 2021-12-01 04:15 

New Zealand Herald

Cocaine smuggling bust: Colombian nationals deny charges and will stand trial...

Smugglers are alleged to have brought around 50kg of cocaine into NZ....

 2021-12-01 04:13 

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School to keep older students in face of region's population growth...

Wakefield School will grow from a year 1-6 to a year 1-8 school - in the face of rising student numbers in the fast-growing region....

 2021-12-01 04:11 

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Covid-19: VTNZ to require proof of vaccination from learner drivers before practical test...

The traffic light system could put the brakes on summer plans for unvaccinated learner drivers....

 2021-12-01 04:08 

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Town crier remembers people he cared for at remembrance tree...

Remembrance trees support hospices while people think of absent friends....

 2021-12-01 04:05 

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Man admits breaching release conditions...

A Timaru man caught in possession of cannabis has pleaded guilty to breaching his court release conditions....

 2021-12-01 04:05 

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ANZ bank encourages other corporates to sponsor Wellington Phoenix women...

'Can't do it all": The bank is a major sponsor of women's sport and won't take on the Phoenix, but thinks it's a great opportunity for another outlet....

 2021-12-01 04:04 

Stuff.co.nz

Covid-19: Taranaki reaches 90 per cent vaccination target...

Taranaki hit the important 90 per cent vaccination target on Thursday....

 2021-12-01 04:03 

Radio New Zealand

Iwi chairs, DHB bosses have 'grave concerns' Covid with spread into Northland this summer...

The government won't back down amid growing pressure to stop unvaccinated visitors to Northland this summer....

 2021-12-01 04:03 

Radio New Zealand

Iwi chairs, DHB bosses have 'grave concerns' Covid will spread into Northland this summer...

The government won't back down amid growing pressure to stop unvaccinated visitors to Northland this summer....

 2021-12-01 04:00 

New Zealand Herald

Basketball: Breakers coach Dan Shamir to miss season opener after 'scary' Covid-19 battle...

Dan Shamir was 'wiped out' after being caught up in the Breakers' Covid-19 outbreak....

 2021-12-01 03:59 

New Zealand Herald

Value of Whangrei's property almost doubles in six years to $40.6 billion...

Value of Whangrei's properties continue to soar...

 2021-12-01 03:58 

Newshub

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Blackcaps in India: Gary Stead lauds composure of young star Rachin Ravindra following match-saving innings in Kanpur test...
 2021-12-01 03:53 

Stuff.co.nz

Recipe: Mixed Nut & Raspberry Brittle...

Freeze-dried raspberries and a hint of flaky sea salt give this sweet treat a modern twist....

 2021-12-01 03:49 

Otago Daily Times

Vaccine passes needed for DCC facilities...

St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool. Photo: File The Dunedin City Council will be requiring people to present their My Vaccine Passes when entering public facilities....

 2021-12-01 03:40 

Stuff.co.nz

Covid-19: Fewer than 24 hours left to get both doses in time for Christmas...

Here's everything you need to know about New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccine programme....

 2021-12-01 03:39 

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No plans to replace Wellington MIQ despite calls for closure by Ombusdman...

Chief Ombusdman Peter Boshier called for the Grand Mercure MIQ to close after failing international torture standards around sunlight. But authorities plan to keep it....

 2021-12-01 03:34 

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Council governance group meetings to now be held in public...

Deputy Mayor Nobby Clark has pushed for the Invercargill City Council's Project Governance Group meetings to now be held in public, rather than behind closed doors....

 2021-12-01 03:30 

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Five gang members charged over West Auckland altercation plead not guilty...

The five Comancheros are alleged to have critically injured another man in Glen Eden....

 2021-12-01 03:30 

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VTNZ and Waka Kotahi brace for a surge in driver licencing tests under traffic light system...

Vehicle Testing New Zealand and Waka Kotahi NZTA are asking for patience as they work through the backlog of driver licence testing as the country moves into the Covid-19 traffic light system on Friday....

 2021-12-01 03:30 

New Zealand Herald

Six shortcuts on New Zealand's Great Walks: Day hikes and taster trails...

This is how you can experience some of New Zealand's Great Walks in half the time....

 2021-12-01 03:30 

New Zealand Herald

Report funded to inform councils on farmland use and forestry...
 2021-12-01 03:29 

Stuff.co.nz

Rangitkei District Council sticks with 11 seats, including two new Mori seats...

The council has decided it will keep 11 councillors plus the mayor, but these will be elected from five wards including two new Mori wards....

 2021-12-01 03:27 

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'Don't come if you're not vaccinated' — Whakat iwi urge holidaymakers to be responsible...

It's a popular summer holiday destination but Golden Bay is sitting low in the vaccination stakes, sparking concern among local iwi about the expected influx of visitors....

 2021-12-01 03:27 

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Timaru port workers may strike for two days...

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at Timaru's port, have issued a second strike notice....

 2021-12-01 03:22 

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New children's book tells the takah's tale...

A new children's book by Palmerston North author Julie Ellis covers maths, conservation and native wildlife....

 2021-12-01 03:19 

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Positive Covid-19 case found in Manawat, location of interest added...

Another case of Covid-19 was confirmed on Tuesday, but the Ministry of Health was still gathering more information....

 2021-12-01 03:15 

Stuff.co.nz

Kane Williamson retained by IPL side, while Black Caps' team-mates enter auction...

Black Caps' captain is retained by his Indian Premier League side, but million dollar man Kyle Jamieson will enter the mega auction after being let go by his team....

 2021-12-01 03:15 

New Zealand Herald

Property developer Winton confirms IPO, raising $350m via pre-Christmas NZX and ASX listings...

Winton expects to list on the NZX and ASX on December 17....

 2021-12-01 03:14 

Stuff.co.nz

Police dive squad called in for search of missing Waikanae man Joe Pryor...

The search has moved to Waikanae River and farmland and bush areas in the Reikorangi area on the Kpiti Coast....

 2021-12-01 03:14 

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Rotorua waste plan: Kerbside organic waste collection, charges for rubbish dumpers floated...

A kerbside organic collection and passing the cost of fly-tipping on to offenders are among the suggestions....

 2021-12-01 03:14 

Stuff.co.nz

Covid-19: Anti-vaccine mandate pastor says church will comply with traffic light rules...

City Impact leader who labelled vaccine requirements segregation says his church will go primarily online while Auckland is at the red setting....

 2021-12-01 03:13 

Otago Daily Times

Most Invercargill public facilities won't require pass...

An aerial shot of Invercargill. Photo: Matthew Rosenberg Most of Invercargill City Council's public facilities will not require vaccination certificates when the city shifts into the traffic light system on Friday....

 2021-12-01 03:12 

Newshub

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Coronavirus: 'Emerging cluster' at Bay of Plenty School, 70 pct of hospitalised COVID patients unvaccinated...

Here's a breakdown of Wednesday's case numbers and data....

 2021-12-01 03:11 

Radio New Zealand

Backyard bards changing landscape of New Zealand theatre...

With Covid-19 restrictions impacting events around the country, a Nelson-based actor is bringing live theatre to the people....

 2021-12-01 03:11 

Radio New Zealand

It's going to be a hot and sticky summer - Niwa...

It's looking to be a hotter than usual summer, with above average temperatures very likely across the motu....

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