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 2022-06-02 04:22 

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No water, broken windows and blood stains - yours for $51 a night...

A woman drove about 860km from Blenheim to Invercargill to find the accommodation she had booked was full of rot, mould and broken glass....

 2022-06-02 04:15 

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Matariki event in Timaru morphs into month-long exhibition...

A three-night celebration of Matariki, has morphed into a month-long exhibition in Timaru....

 2022-06-02 04:12 

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Daughter pays tribute to Elizabeth Zhong as man found guilty of her murder...

Zhong's daughter described her as "an incredibly warm, caring, strong and smart woman"....

 2022-06-02 04:11 

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Mhanga Bay occupiers remain more than a week on from trespass notice...

Police expected occupiers at Wellington's Mhanga Bay would be gone in "coming days". That was eight days ago....

 2022-06-02 04:10 

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How to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in New Zealand...

Lisa White has ridden the Queen's horse and now resides in the Gibbston Valley, a world away form Windsor where she grew up....

 2022-06-02 04:00 

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Why you should watch Cameron Diaz be the best Bad Teacher on Neon...

This is an absolute favourite of mine, something I continue to put on, no matter how many times I've seen it, when I just want to sit back and laugh....

 2022-06-02 03:54 

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'Like putting the walls of a house up and then designing the roof': Councillors rail against KiwiRail over upgrade...

"It's like putting the walls of a house up and then saying we'll start designing the roof." Councillors slam KiwiRail for its lack of progress on a key upgrade in Ashburton....

 2022-06-02 03:48 

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I feel grief and guilt for being American...

OPINION: Defending my home country is like defending the behaviour of a mate who seems to screw up everything....

 2022-06-02 03:44 

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Nurse describes Palmerston North mental health ward's bullying, undermining behaviour...

Nurse says there was a lack of teamwork and a lot of pressure in a ward where many patients have died in the past decade....

 2022-06-02 03:38 

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Karaoke booth and 'Puaball' star in new Christchurch Art Gallery show...

The new exhibition at the Christchurch Art Gallery features contemporary video art by some of New Zealand's leading Mori artists....

 2022-06-02 03:38 

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Virtual experience of lake restoration project launched...

A virtual tour of Lake Moawhitu on Rangitoto ki te Tonga (D'Urville Island) includes its cultural history, water quality issues and restoration goals....

 2022-06-02 03:37 

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The Silver Lake voting quirk: 'It might be the great unanswered rugby mystery of all time'...

The Silver Lake vote question we may never know the answer to....

 2022-06-02 03:30 

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Dangerous high-speed water chase nets jetskier $1500 fine...

A jetskier came dangerously close to divers in Wellington Harbour before leading police on a high-speed chase across to Petone foreshore....

 2022-06-02 03:28 

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Dog rescued from pound finally finds forever home more than three years later...

Humphrey had been gifted as a Christmas present to a child before being chained up in a yard and left on his own, but now he's living his best life with his new family....

 2022-06-02 03:27 

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Shotgun murder trial: Fatal shooting preceded by inter-family kitchen brawl...

Months before Bayden Williams was gunned down on a Coromandel road, he was involved in a fight with the man who pulled the trigger....

 2022-06-02 03:22 

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Man who smashed tractor with axe in fight with neighbour ordered to pay...

A man has been ordered to pay more than $3000 after assaulting a neighbour and attacking a tractor with an axe, following a dispute over damage caused by passing stock....

 2022-06-02 03:21 

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Tesla, ExxonMobil, global banks and ethics...

OPINION: I scratch my head when the largest fossil fuel producer in the Western world, ExxonMobil, made it into the ESG index, but Tesla was evicted....

 2022-06-02 03:16 

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'I apologise': TVNZ CEO sorry for claim Kamahl Santamaria quit over 'family emergency', head of news on leave...

TVNZ's chief executive Simon Power has apologised to staff for claiming Kamahl Santamaria quit over a 'family emergency', after Stuff revealed that claim wasn't the full story....

 2022-06-02 03:14 

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Supermarket lease required land-owner 'campaign to block competition', MPs told...

Food and Grocery Council says restrictive supermarket land covenants have had impact well beyond groceries....

 2022-06-02 03:11 

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Mori carving dating from 1800s recovered after being stolen from Kaiapoi P...

A 40-year-old man already facing charges of burglary will appear in court on Thursday linked to the theft....

 2022-06-02 03:11 

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No 'budget blowout' but pressure on Ashburton's civic centre build...

There is immense pressure on the budget for Ashburton's new library and civic centre, but it remains within its $56.75 million limit, the town's mayor says....

 2022-06-02 03:09 

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130kmh gust in Marlbrough, North Island set for more rain and hail...

Thunderstorms will bring rain, wind and hail - as well as the possibility of small tornados....

 2022-06-02 03:09 

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130kmh gust in Marlborough, North Island set for more rain and hail...

Thunderstorms will bring rain, wind and hail - as well as the possibility of small tornados....

 2022-06-02 03:06 

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New constables help reach milestone record of female police...

New Zealand's police force reached 25 percent female for the first time on Wednesday...

 2022-06-02 03:04 

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The Antidote: Five happy things to read about today, June 2...

And in today's the Antidote we watch 'platycam' and learn from Waimate woman Joyce Saville her secrets to longlife after turning 100....

 2022-06-02 03:03 

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'Cities change': Car companies are behind legal challenge to cycleway...

"Some streets in central Hamilton used to be cattle yards, that doesn't mean they have to always be cattle yards," says Isabella Cawthorn, a sustainable transport advocate....

 2022-06-02 03:02 

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Opinion: Did you know Friday is National Doughnut Day?...

Glenn McLean ditches a 438-page council agenda in favour of sampling New Plymouth's finest doughnuts ahead of National Doughnut Day. Here's what he found....

 2022-06-02 03:01 

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More than 130 new Covid-19 cases in South Canterbury...

There are also 929 active cases in the region, and 11 in Timaru Hospital....

 2022-06-02 03:00 

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Last minute dinner sorted: Cook cheesy beef quesadillas tonight...

A fun, eat-with-your-fingers type meal that will make the whole family feel happy....

 2022-06-02 03:00 

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Quiz: Afternoon trivia challenge: June 2, 2022...

Which decade was Madonna born in?...

 2022-06-02 03:00 

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Climate change stories encouraged for Nelson action week...

A climate fiction short story competition and a documentary about community resilience are among the offerings in the upcoming Climate Action Week in Nelson....

 2022-06-02 02:57 

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Marlborough's new $1 million children's respite home to open in October...

The new facility will mean families of children with disabilities will be spared the need for a 250km round-trip to a Nelson respite home....

 2022-06-02 02:56 

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'It was as big as my car': Taranaki surfing trio spot great white shark...

It was just a normal day's surfing for a wave-loving Taranaki family, until the trio realised they were not alone....

 2022-06-02 02:32 

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Fang Sun found guilty of murdering businesswoman Elizabeth Zhong...

The businessman denied killing Elizabeth Zhong, saying he had no motive to kill as he had lost millions of dollars....

 2022-06-02 02:30 

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NZ has 'become a hard place to live', says woman giving up her dogs because she's sleeping in a van...

NZ has become "a hard place to live" and the Government needs to act on the housing crisis, the owner says....

 2022-06-02 02:25 

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TVNZ news boss Paul Yurisich goes on leave amid Kamahl Santamaria saga...

TVNZ's head of news and current affairs is on leave in the wake of the Kamahl Santamaria saga....

 2022-06-02 02:22 

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The $100,000-plus vandalism costs for just one Hamilton playground...

It cost the city a million dollars to build in 2016 - now CCTV keeps watch 24/7 in an effort to curb vandalism that has sucked up $40k in one year....

 2022-06-02 02:13 

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Another person has died in Taranaki with Covid-19, 10 people in hospital...

Another person has died with Covid-19 in Taranaki and 10 people are in hospital with the virus on Thursday....

 2022-06-02 02:05 

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New Plymouth charity lottery ticket wins $50k...

In the first online lottery of its type, a Taranaki ticket holder has landed $50,000....

 2022-06-02 01:54 

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Watch: Thunder and lightning light up Wellington overnight as more heavy rain and wind on way...

Hail, strong wind gusts, downpours and possibly more tornados are on the weather radar for the capital city and the region....

 2022-06-02 01:48 

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Cape Foulwind residents lodge appeal against controversial sand mine...

The noise from a planned sand mine on the West Coast will not be mitigated by "existing ocean noise", a group of nearby residents fighting the proposal say....

 2022-06-02 01:44 

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Tree split by lightning in overnight battering as extreme weather warnings remain in place for Taranaki...

More rain and thunderstorms are expected in the region on Thursday....

 2022-06-02 01:42 

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Man arrested after assault of man and child in Hastings park...

The 3-year-old's injuries were "not life-threatening"; say police....

 2022-06-02 01:39 

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Starting school in a group helps 5-year-olds settle better into classroom, new report finds...

Just 7% of schools are doing it, but more may consider introducing group entry after host of benefits for students, teachers are uncovered....

 2022-06-02 01:38 

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Christchurch dog park reopens after poison scare...

The Groynes Dog Park was closed after one dog died and others became unwell, but an investigation revealed nothing that could be harmful to dogs....

 2022-06-02 01:31 

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Christchurch's new city missioner 'full of enthusiasm and optimism' for the job...

Christchurch's new city missioner says she has "got a few idea" about how to make the organisation more efficient....

 2022-06-02 01:28 

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Cheat sheet: How did Johnny Depp win the libel lawsuit against Amber Heard?...

The seven jurors awarded damages to both parties but Depp certainly came out on top....

 2022-06-02 01:26 

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Elderly man stabbed at Auckland dairy after standing up to offenders...

Sandringham Business Association thought crime was beginning to slow down in the district before last night....

 2022-06-02 01:22 

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Covid-19: 7870 new community cases, 13 further deaths reported...

There are 393 people in hospital with Covid-19, eight in ICU/HDU, as officials warn a "challenging winter' is on the horizon....

 2022-06-02 01:21 

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Te reo name misspelled on latest Yellow Pages...

The latest edition of the Nelson area phone book has left the Yellow Pages red-faced, as a misspelling of the Mori name for the area managed to slip through proofing three times....

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