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 2022-08-09 03:28 

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Private memorial service held 10 years on from New Plymouth's Paritutu tragedy...

A private memorial service has been held to mark 10 years since three people died in the Paritutu tragedy at New Plymouth....

 2022-08-09 03:16 

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NZ ties 'incredibly valuable' to US, visiting diplomat says...

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman was in Wellington after a week-long Pacific tour....

 2022-08-09 03:05 

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Lockdown helps shape vision for Feilding Writers' Group's first book...

Members of the Feilding Writers' Group are releasing a collection of short stories and poems....

 2022-08-09 03:00 

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ACT by-election candidate calls for National Party to apologise to Tauranga voters...

The ACT Party candidate who ran against Sam Uffindell in this year's Tauranga by-election has said the city's new MP and the National Party owe their voters an apology and an explanation as to why details about his attack on a student weren't ...

 2022-08-09 03:00 

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Quiz: Afternoon trivia challenge: August 9, 2022...

The irrational fear of insects is called......

 2022-08-09 03:00 

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Masters students face Dragons in City of Design think-tank...

Massey University students had a chance to pitch their ideas on how to best develop Whanganui's Unesco Creative City of Design status....

 2022-08-09 03:00 

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Rating the New Zealand sports' performances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games...

OPINION: Cycling, swimming, squash and athletics led the way to the record gold haul in Birmingham, but it was lean pickings for the minor sports....

 2022-08-09 02:59 

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Land swap will help north Taranaki iwi Ngti Tama to 'live and breathe who they are'...

For Rana Te Uira White the return of 120 hectares of tpuna land will call her people home....

 2022-08-09 02:58 

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There's a new way to disembark a plane...

Just when you thought there were only a couple of ways to get off a plane, an Indian airline has come up with a new system....

 2022-08-09 02:49 

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Speed skaters endure unfavourable weather...

Derek Tan and Shannell Wooding battled unfavourable weather conditions to lead the men's and women's grades of South Canterbury speed skating's Southern Endurance Series....

 2022-08-09 02:48 

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'Shabby' Timaru garden beds in line for a refresh...

The garden beds have been empty since late July, causing members of the public to drive through them...

 2022-08-09 02:41 

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Teenaged sex offender wants to keep name secret...

The 19-year-old who raped and sexually assaulted young women at parties and social gatherings has taken his bid for name suppression to the High Court....

 2022-08-09 02:36 

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Have Taika Waititi and Rita Ora married in a secret ceremony in London?...

The popstar flashed a gold band on her ring finger during a recent series of photos from a Paris getaway with the NZ filmmaker....

 2022-08-09 02:34 

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Man who sexually violated sleeping woman leaves jail after appeal...

He was sent to prison for violating a woman as she slept, but won an appeal to serve home detention instead....

 2022-08-09 02:28 

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Google's search engine briefly offline around the world...

Search engine was offline in NZ and around the world....

 2022-08-09 02:25 

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Red-hot Rangers gain sweet revenge over Nelson Suburbs in five-goal thriller...

Having lost 14-0 to the same team earlier in the season, Rangers wanted redemption, and got it....

 2022-08-09 02:21 

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At least nine police cars, armed police at Far North incident...

Police say armed police have attended out of precaution, and there is no immediate risk to the public....

 2022-08-09 02:17 

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Covid-19: Nelson-Marlborough death toll rises to 54...

There were 168 new community cases of the virus in Nelson-Malrborough on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 02:16 

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Only seven candidates approved just days from local election cut-off...

Nelson City Council says those intending to run for council need to get their nomination forms submitted before midday Friday....

 2022-08-09 02:15 

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Two more candidates join contest for Kpiti district mayoralty...

Sitting councillor Martin Halliday and businessman Murray Lobb are joining the race to replace retiring mayor K Gurunathan....

 2022-08-09 02:10 

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Only six candidates approved just days from local election cut-off...

Nelson City Council says those intending to run for council need to get their nomination forms submitted before midday Friday....

 2022-08-09 02:09 

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One person killed in three-truck crash in Mackenzie District...

One person has died following a crash involving three trucks on Burkes Pass on Tuesday morning. The road remains closed and the Serious Crash Unit is investigating....

 2022-08-09 02:05 

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Northland kiwifruit company fails in bid to overturn 90-day trial ruling...

The Employment Court says Farrand Orchards made a fatal error by allowing a trainee manager to start work before signing a contract....

 2022-08-09 02:05 

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Health leader had 'no confidence' in local DHB's ability for 'timely' review into alleged murder...

Laisa Waka was allegedly attacked by a mental health patient on community leave. An OIA showed the director of mental health did not trust the former Canterbury DHB to carry out a "timely review"....

 2022-08-09 02:03 

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Ransomware group claims to have hit operator of Eden Park stadium...

Melbourne-based O'Brien Group appears to be one of the latest victims of the Lockbit criminal gang....

 2022-08-09 02:03 

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Chad Parekura murder accused revealed...

The man accused of murdering Chad Parekura on an Invercargill street can now be named....

 2022-08-09 02:00 

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Thief claims he was unaware stolen statue was of our most famous scientist...

A man who stole a bronze statue said he had no idea he was making off with a likeness of New Zealand's most famous scientist....

 2022-08-09 01:57 

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Drug deal went horribly wrong, both Crown and defence say it was a set-up...

The Crown says the duo on trial for murdering Clifford Umuhuri planned to rob him, but the defence say it was the other way round....

 2022-08-09 01:39 

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Wellington's Seatoun tunnel closes due to risk from tree, Wairarapa communities cut off after heavy rain...

Police have asked motorists to use alternative routes because of the risk....

 2022-08-09 01:38 

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By the numbers: New Zealand's week of cold, stormy weather...

There've been 261 lightning strikes in Auckland and 120kph wind gusts in Wellington. Here's what the numbers tell us about this week's cold snap....

 2022-08-09 01:28 

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Principal who asked Sam Uffindell to leave King's says case was 'open and shut'...

The now-MP's actions were an outlier amid end-of-year excitement, former headmaster says: "His behaviour that night was unacceptable."...

 2022-08-09 01:26 

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Dellows Bluff site near Murchison to stay single-lane road until Christmas...

State Highway 6 at Dellows Bluff, near Murchison, looks set to remain a single-lane road until at least Christmas....

 2022-08-09 01:23 

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Covid-19: Covid-19: New Zealand to stay at orange as 5939 new community cases announced, 15 in ICU...

Minister for Covid-19 Response Ayesha Verrall has confirmed that the country will stay at the orange traffic light setting....

 2022-08-09 01:16 

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EECA kicks off EV smart charger discussions...

EECA is calling for submissions from the public on a new green paper about the government's role in encouraging smart charging....

 2022-08-09 01:14 

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Covid-19: 5939 new community cases, 15 people in ICU, ministry says...

The Ministry of Health says there are 634 people in hospital with Covid-19, as the seven-day rolling average continues to drop....

 2022-08-09 01:08 

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Unexplained death in West Auckland prompts police investigation...

Police will be at the property in Henderson for several days after a man was found dead on Saturday....

 2022-08-09 01:05 

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The five new players who could help the All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup...

Recent results suggest a re-examination of selection policies is needed. Here are five promising players who can make an impact at World Cup 2023....

 2022-08-09 01:05 

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Senior US diplomat meets with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

The US Deputy Secretary of State's visit to Wellington comes at the tail-end of a week-long Pacific tour....

 2022-08-09 01:00 

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Rainbow youth face tougher home life, more likely to need state care: survey...

A new survey looking at rainbow and takatpui involved with Oranga Tamariki found they are more likely to live away from home, and less likely to feel safe....

 2022-08-09 01:00 

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Lockdown helps shape vision for Feilding Writers' Club's first book...

Members of the Feilding Writers' Group are releasing a collection of short stories and poems....

 2022-08-09 00:57 

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Live: Slips close roads as storm moves north...

Some Wellington residents are unable to return home due to slips caused by heavy rain. Meanwhile, bitterly cold temperatures are set to linger for many....

 2022-08-09 00:50 

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Council signed off on collapsed wall in 2018, Wairarapa communities cut off after heavy rain...

The Wellington City Council inspected and okayed a retaining wall - now jumbled with earth and foliage on the road below - just four years go....

 2022-08-09 00:46 

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Drink drive dad picks up girls from school, crashes on way home...

Take a good hard look at yourself in the mirror, magistrate tells "extremely remorseful" father....

 2022-08-09 00:40 

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Covid-19: Update on total deaths due to virus expected shortly...

The total number of deaths confirmed as attributable to Covid-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor, stood at 1638 on Monday....

 2022-08-09 00:39 

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Anne Heche reportedly fighting for her life in 'critical condition' in a coma after car crash...

"She has a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention," a source said....

 2022-08-09 00:36 

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Kiwis' fuel bill drops but cost of living crunch keeps lid on spending...

New Zealanders' fuel bill dropped by $39 million in July....

 2022-08-09 00:30 

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Here's what it's really like to be under 25 and on the benefit...

Leon Copeland is desperate for work after being left with $20 a week after paying for rent and food, but the 20-year-old still can't find a job....

 2022-08-09 00:26 

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Live: Top US diplomat meets with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

The US Deputy Secretary of State's visit to Wellington comes at the tail-end of a week-long Pacific tour....

 2022-08-09 00:18 

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'Boomer season' keeps Southern ski fields open an extra week...

Coronet Peak is looking at a record season and has decided to stay open an extra week, along with Wanaka's Treble Cone, to make the most of the Australian school holidays....

 2022-08-09 00:14 

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Fake drug deal led to fatal shooting on Auckland street, Crown says...

The Crown says the duo on trial for murdering Clifford Umuhuri planned to rob him and never had any methamphetamine on them to sell....

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