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 2022-06-01 07:00 

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Ulva Island predator-free status in danger after rat incursion...

An incursion of rats on Ulva Island has put the islands predator-free status in jeopardy and could come at the cost of some of its most vulnerable species....

 2022-06-01 07:00 

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Political backing grows for teacher abuse recognition training as 'a huge opportunity to improve the safety of our tamariki and children'...

National, Te Pti Mori, ACT and Greens join calls to help teachers recognise early signs of abuse....

 2022-06-01 07:00 

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Lydia Ko hungry to continue the upswing of Kiwi golf in $15.3 million US Women's Open...

Inspired by success of Ryan Fox and Steven Alker, Ko wants to keep the Kiwi flag flying and inspire the next generation....

 2022-06-01 07:00 

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A concerted effort to 'clear the waiting list of shame' is required...

OPINION: Our international colleagues cannot understand why we invest so little in early treatment and cure, only to wear greater expense downstream....

 2022-06-01 07:00 

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Palmerston North mayor denied approval to travel internationally...

International travel plans in November just after council elections is voted down....

 2022-06-01 06:53 

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Ten pop-culture inspired docos you need to see at this year's Doc Edge Film Fest...

From A-ha to Kenny G and A Clockwork Orange, there are opportunities galore to revel in the past at NZ's annual celebration of documentary film-making....

 2022-06-01 06:45 

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This 'odd, gross, dysfunctional' 1980s bathroom got a modern makeover...

When interior designer Chrissie Kavanagh moved into her 100-year-old bungalow in Cambridge, Waikato, it hadn't been touched for 40 years....

 2022-06-01 06:40 

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Christchurch GP: 'The whole system is in crisis'...

It's not just the hospital struggling - GPs have been swamped with "very large respiratory presentations" as the flu and Covid-19 circulate widely in the community....

 2022-06-01 06:32 

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Health provider facing legal action over 'misleading' use of Whnau Ora brand...

The Whnau Ora Community Clinic is being asked to change its name by the Whnau Ora Commissioning Agency, which says it is intentionally misleading....

 2022-06-01 06:30 

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Crusaders: Changes loom as Richie Mo'unga eyes Japan, Razor hunts All Blacks job...

If Scott Robertson secures the All Blacks job, the Crusaders will have to find a coach and top No 10 in 2024....

 2022-06-01 06:13 

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Surprise U-turn as Health Minister Andrew Little accepts rural health strategy...

Health Minister Andrew Little says the Labour's rural caucus convinced him there was need for a rural health strategy....

 2022-06-01 06:09 

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Government's Pharmac changes 'commended' by Mori, Pacific and disabled advocates...

Pharmac will have a "greater focus" on improving the health of marginalised groups following an independent review....

 2022-06-01 06:04 

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Timaru teens aim to turn discarded masks into planter boxes...

They have become one of the most common litter items since the pandemic started, but now a group of Timaru teenagers wants to turn disposable masks into something useful....

 2022-06-01 06:00 

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China claims it wants development in the Pacific, not influence...

Claims China sought a "sweeping security deal" with Pacific nations was a mischaracterisation, its ambassador to New Zealand says....

 2022-06-01 06:00 

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Beware of this money trap when booking your next holiday...

Watch out for hidden fees - they're closer to home than you might expect....

 2022-06-01 06:00 

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Why early signs point to White House meeting of Jacinda Ardern and Joe Biden being a success...

ANALYSIS: It's a "reasonably big deal" to get extra time with the US President, here are the top takeaways from the White House meeting....

 2022-06-01 05:58 

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Favona shooting: Son confirms he was dealing meth from cabin on property...

A self-confessed meth dealer says he feels responsible for his mother's shooting after three men visited the family home, armed with a shotgun....

 2022-06-01 05:56 

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Hamilton's economy in rude health, outstripping big metro centres...

The city's diverse and increasingly high-tech economy has helped it outperform other larger, more fancied metros....

 2022-06-01 05:51 

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Should pet cats be kept indoors? New research explores attitudes towards free-roaming felines...

A survey of 395 New Zealand cat owners found 6% contained their cat while 30% were opposed to it....

 2022-06-01 05:48 

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Will the EU knobble the red meat sector with the next trade deal?...

Kiwi red meat exporters say market intelegence suggests access restrictions to the EU will note be lifted at trade revision talks....

 2022-06-01 05:46 

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Covid-19 and influenza put pressure on stretched Timaru Hospital...

With influenza now circulating and steady daily case numbers of Covid-19 in South Canterbury, health officials expect more pressure on an already stretched hospital system....

 2022-06-01 05:44 

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S&P/NZX50 up 0.5%, despite down day for Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Meridian...

The NZ sharemarket notched up its third gain in a row for the week, with energy stocks leading the way....

 2022-06-01 05:42 

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Funding opens for major events in the Timaru District...

Extra funding has been made available for major events in the Timaru District, with between $10,000 and $50,000 available to applicants able to demonstrate the economic and social benefits of hosting that event....

 2022-06-01 05:30 

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Otago University to become anchor customer for Datagrid data centre...

University hopes to use the data centre to host 'exploding' volume of data from 2024....

 2022-06-01 05:30 

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'Tick list' not proven to be Queenstown Lakes man's, judge dismisses meth charge...

Police believed they found a drug 'tick list' at a Queenstown Lakes man's house, but a judge has ruled it was not proven to be his....

 2022-06-01 05:25 

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Disqualified driver failed to stop after SH1 U-turn crash...

A Timaru woman should not have been behind the wheel when she crashed while trying to do a U-turn on SH1 and fled, failing to check on her injured victim....

 2022-06-01 05:18 

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Major industrial development flagged for Awarua 'unlike anything seen in New Zealand'...

Awarua is poised to be the site of one of Australasia's largest industrial projects, following the acquisition of 513ha of land south of Invercargill by property and construction firm Calder Stewart....

 2022-06-01 05:15 

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'Your son is not going to make it': Doctor apologises for comment about man later found dead in mental health unit...

Senior mental health doctor apologises to family for comment about man who later died in a mental health ward....

 2022-06-01 05:05 

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$6000 theft of garden pots could be linked to Timaru nursery thefts...

The manager of Timaru's Mitre 10 Mega store believes those responsible for stealing $6k worth of pots could be linked to a spate of thefts at a nursery in the town....

 2022-06-01 05:02 

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SPCA 'making inquiries' into circumstances around dog that became mortally ill at kennel...

'Cash', a $7000 one-year-old Japanese akita, died after becoming mortally ill at a Havelock North kennel....

 2022-06-01 05:00 

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Take five: How big are house price falls going to get?...

Another day, another release of data showing house prices dropping. Where are we really headed?...

 2022-06-01 04:53 

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Waikato's major polytechnics first to legally join 'big beast' of Te Pkenga...

Wintec and Toi Ohomai are the first in country to legally shift into the national tertiary organisation, Te Pkenga....

 2022-06-01 04:47 

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Top Gun fans frustrated after lightning strikes close cinema...

More than 3500 lightning strikes have struck the South Island, forcing a West Coast cinema to close despite the Top Gun: Maverick going "gangbusters";....

 2022-06-01 04:45 

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'She really grew her wings too early' - tribute to New Plymouth woman, 21, who died in house fire...

The body of Emma Field was found on Friday night at an address on Devon St West....

 2022-06-01 04:43 

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'Secret' to getting better at small talk, from a TV journalist who has made a career of talking to strangers...

TV journalist SuChin Pak has held court with everyone from Beyonce to Britney Spears to Oprah. Here are two thoughtful questions she uses if there's a lull in the conversation....

 2022-06-01 04:42 

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Drunk grandmother arrested picking up kids from school...

A grandmother who had driven to school to pick up her grandchildren was three times over the drink-driving limit....

 2022-06-01 04:39 

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Jailed man to be released immediately on time served...

Eugene Morris Te Huia was to be released back into the community on the day he was sentenced to seven months' jail in the Timaru District Court....

 2022-06-01 04:37 

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Waimate woman Joy Saville prepares to celebrate 100 years...

What is the secret to longevity? A Waimate woman shares her tips ahead of her 100th birthday....

 2022-06-01 04:25 

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Still a G Thang: Snoop Dogg coming to NZ, new dates soon...

The hip hop legend is still coming to New Zealand, with new dates being arranged soon for 2024, said a promoter involved in bring the superstar to Aotearoa....

 2022-06-01 04:13 

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Mum gets child to blow into alcohol interlock device so she can drive...

A woman with four drink-driving convictions got her daughter to blow into an alcohol interlock device, so she could drive to the supermarket after drinking....

 2022-06-01 04:11 

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Neighbouring councils must help pay Christchurch's soaring stadium costs, city councillors say...

The budget for the city's 30,000-seat covered stadium is projected to rise by as much as $150 million, taking the total price tag to $683m....

 2022-06-01 04:09 

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Liquid paperboard carton recycling starts in Palmerston North...

Palmerston North people will be able to drop off hard-to-recycle milk and juice boxes....

 2022-06-01 04:06 

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China pushback: US adds Fiji to its Indo-Pacific economic strategy...

The United States has welcomed Fiji to its Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) a US effort to push back on China's ambitions in the region....

 2022-06-01 04:02 

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Young child injured in alleged assault at Hastings playground...

The child was at a playground in Hastings when an altercation involving adults occurred....

 2022-06-01 04:00 

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Grow your own food: here's what you can sow and grow in June...

For gardeners willing to brave the cold temperatures, there are edibles that enjoy a cold start....

 2022-06-01 03:53 

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Originair increases flights after Covid-19 slump...

One of New Zealand's smallest airlines is looking to up its flight schedule for Palmerston North....

 2022-06-01 03:52 

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Former Hutt City councillor was being investigated over online attack on a council officer...

A Hutt City councillor who quit over the organisation's 'toxic environment, at the centre of an external complaint in the months leading up to her resignation....

 2022-06-01 03:47 

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Diana's Wedding: Scenes from a sometimes turbulent Scandinavian marriage...

REVIEW: As tonally all over the place and episodic as this sometimes feels, you'll easily find yourself entertained by - and engrossed in - the story....

 2022-06-01 03:34 

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I tried TikTok's Hot Girl Walk, but did it make me a hot girl walking?...

You can only think about goals, how hot you are and things you're grateful for....

 2022-06-01 03:31 

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'Extremely violent, cruel and brutal': Man tried to kill pregnant partner by crashing into power pole...

As Phillip James Williams accelerated his red Ford Falcon to more than 117kmh, he told his partner she was about to die before crashing the car into a power pole....

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