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 2022-09-01 07:00 

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'We are so fed up': Fear and frustration on racetrack street intensifying...

There are fears a suburban street already infamous for late night racing is getting worse, with fed up residents looking to move out....

 2022-09-01 07:00 

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Lord of the Rings V The House of Dragons: Battle of the fantasy shows begins...

With House of the Dragon and Rings of Power on TV, it's pretty special time for the fantasy fans...

 2022-09-01 07:00 

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UN ocean talks fail: Greenpeace criticises coalition, calls for NZ to act...

The ocean crisis deepens as negotiations on a global treaty to govern the high seas falter at the United Nations....

 2022-09-01 06:57 

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Writer, teacher and theatre director Phillip Mann dies, aged 80...

The acclaimed science fiction novelist was the founding teacher at New Zealand's first university drama department, at Victoria University, in 1970....

 2022-09-01 06:46 

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Humble 'cost of living burger' makes $10,000 for those facing financial hardship...

About 1500 burgers priced at just $9.76 the cost to make sold at the Welsh Dragon Bar in August, with donations above and beyond given to charity....

 2022-09-01 06:42 

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Cow vs plant-based milk: Which offers the most nutrition?...

A study showed cow's milk was nutritionally better than plant based alternatives. But is that the only thing to consider when you buy?...

 2022-09-01 06:30 

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Why there's nothing better than the first blossoms of spring...

These spirit-boosting blooms signal new life and potential, dragging us out of spindly winter landscapes into the colours of spring....

 2022-09-01 06:24 

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Minister commits to workforce development for Mori providers...

Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare says the mental health and addiction workforce needs to be developed alongside Kaupapa Mori service providers....

 2022-09-01 06:12 

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Mahuta says China must act on UN report about 'serious' human rights violations...

Foreign Minister says China must take action in response to the United Nations finding it has committed possible crimes against humanity and "serious human rights violations" of the Uyghur people....

 2022-09-01 06:10 

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NZX holds up but Australia's sharemarket has a 'shocker', slides 1.8%...

The NZ and Aussie markets went in different directions as top stocks buoyed the NZX while BHP's slump weighed on the ASX....

 2022-09-01 06:08 

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More people arrested as Manawat police continue operation against vehicle thieves...

Six more arrests for Manawat vehicle thefts takes the total to 21 arrests within three weeks....

 2022-09-01 06:07 

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Most dangerous spots for motorbikes among 25 rural roads to be upgraded...

"Everyone knows someone who didn't come home," says long-time rider Ross Gratton, who is sick of seeing motorcylists overrepresented in crash sats....

 2022-09-01 06:05 

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'You feel we haven't been dominating?': Ardie Savea fights for All Blacks' loose forwards...

With an under-fire captain alongside him, the No 8 believes Kiwis have been too spoilt by having such great players in the back row in recent years....

 2022-09-01 05:53 

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Competition launched to name Auckland Zoo's new baby giraffe...

The calf was born on August 19 and was nearly two metres tall at birth but he still doesn't have a name....

 2022-09-01 05:46 

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Secret gang trial witness: 'I wanted to be like them, until I seen what they were actually like'...

A former gang member giving evidence at a High Court trial says he was on board with the gang's activities they messed with his "missus"....

 2022-09-01 05:46 

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Industry divided over future of oyster farming in New Zealand...

Fishers and farmers are divided over the future of flat oyster farming in New Zealand, but farmers believe they can farm the taonga without risking wild fisheries....

 2022-09-01 05:41 

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mrama's community funded First Response team to attend less severe medical calls...

mrama's First Response team will be able to attend less severe medical calls in the future....

 2022-09-01 05:36 

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Community Trust South reports 'challenging' financial year...

Community Trust South has reported a comprehensive deficit of more than $7 million in a "challenging"; year-end result....

 2022-09-01 05:27 

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Spark Sport to show Kiwis at US Open from now on after missing first round matches...

Spark Sport says it will look to show future matches by Erin Routliffe and Michael Venus at the US Open, after missing their first round matches....

 2022-09-01 05:23 

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Free Mori mental health and wellbeing service opens in Christchurch...

Every week, Jess goes to an old classroom to work with clay and talk through her mental health issues. It's one of several new services "by Mori, for everyone"....

 2022-09-01 05:18 

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'Intimate' staff-student relationships banned at Victoria University of Wellington...

In a NZ first, isolated, intimate, consensual encounters between staff responsible for a student's academic learning or wellbeing will be barred....

 2022-09-01 05:15 

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Brian and Hannah Tamaki to face judge-alone trial for alleged Covid breaches...

The pair, along with other Destiny Church members, will face a judge after organising and attending anti-lockdown demonstrations....

 2022-09-01 05:06 

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Christchurch surpasses 21C on first day of spring, narrowly missing record...

Weather forecasters are predicting one of the hottest springs to come across New Zealand....

 2022-09-01 05:02 

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Prime Minister visits flood-ravaged Marlborough...

Rain has caused 2500 faults to Marlborough's roads, 900 more than last year, raising questions whether some roads will be restored....

 2022-09-01 04:52 

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Victim of rapist Craig Koning not told he was being released from prison...

Amy Coronakes wanted to face her rapist at his parole hearing. But she didn't get to, because she wasn't told it was taking place....

 2022-09-01 04:51 

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Real estate agent forged vendors' signatures on six property deals...

Andrew Rankin's actions cost him his licence while his personal life has "crumbled under the pressure of it all", a disciplinary tribunal has heard....

 2022-09-01 04:51 

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Riverdale star KJ Apa bestowed chiefly title Savae in Samoa...

The Riverdale star, who is currently on holiday in the Pacific Islands with his family, said his full testimony in Samoan....

 2022-09-01 04:50 

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Broken lift stops amputee who survived 11,000-volt shock swimming at local pool...

Gary Taylor discovered a passion for swimming after he lost two limbs in a power line accident, but hasn't been able to use his local pool for more than six months....

 2022-09-01 04:48 

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Mahuta says China must act on UN report about 'serious human rights violation'...

Foreign Minister says China must take action in response to the United Nations finding it has committed possible crimes against humanity and "serious human rights violations" of the Uyghur people....

 2022-09-01 04:45 

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Rhui in Whangrei Harbour after sudden death near mangroves...

Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious and there is no risk to the public....

 2022-09-01 04:44 

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National rules out working with Freedoms NZ, a new political party formed of fringe groups...

Christopher Luxon never wanted to work with Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki, National's deputy leader Nicola Willis says....

 2022-09-01 04:33 

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Sir Tim as a councillor? His mayoral challengers are divided on that...

Longtime Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt is focusing on a city councillor role....

 2022-09-01 04:30 

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Dame Valerie Adams to be 'athletes' voice' on High Performance Sport board...

Dame Valerie Adams is only six months into her post-athletics career, but she feels that makes it the perfect time for her to take on a governance role....

 2022-09-01 04:29 

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Security guards, body cameras to be used to protect construction staff...

The "rising level of abuse" aimed at workers, and the recent assault of an elderly man by the construction site, was cause for concern, a construction company CEO says....

 2022-09-01 04:28 

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These airlines offer stopovers with free hotels and other goodies...

Book a trip with these airlines and get two holidays for the price of one....

 2022-09-01 04:15 

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Fewer warm days and longer dry spells for whitebaiting season in South Canterbury...

Cooler days and less rain are predicted for the shortened 2022 whitebaiting season in South Canterbury....

 2022-09-01 04:15 

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'We are showing a lot of faith': Ian Foster defends not changing a losing All Blacks team...

Despite the history-making defeat in Christchurch, Ian Foster is backing those who served up a good first half, with Codie Taylor the only player to pay the price....

 2022-09-01 04:05 

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All Black returns for Taranaki in homecoming match...

Taranaki All Black Tupou Vaa'i will return for Taranaki in the first match back at Yarrow Stadium since 2019....

 2022-09-01 04:00 

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Central Pulse to open title defence at home in Palmerston North...

The season has an early start and a condensed competition due to the World Cup in July and August....

 2022-09-01 04:00 

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No alcohol, no sugar and a wolf tattoo - how TV foodie beat health scare...

Eat Well For Less star talks quitting wine, hypnosis and why he battled to get into meditation....

 2022-09-01 03:48 

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North Canterbury rugby club thrilled with gift of Argentinian player's 'special' jersey...

Pablo Matera has gifted North Canterbury rugby club Saracens the jersey he wore in his team's historic win over the All Blacks in Christchurch last week....

 2022-09-01 03:40 

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Fewer people receive second 'cost of living' payment after extra checks kick in...

The second $116.67 tranche of the cost of living payment is being paid into bank accounts on Thursday....

 2022-09-01 03:39 

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Two arrested after vehicle flees, rams police cars...

A vehicle failed to stop for police on Kairanga Bunnythorpe Rd on Thursday....

 2022-09-01 03:30 

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12 soothing styles to spruce up your bedroom...

Hunker down in style and ride out the last days of winter from the comfort of your bedroom....

 2022-09-01 03:23 

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Gloriavale shepherds use food 'as a weapon' and believe they are 'above the law', leaver says...

Pearl Valor, who left the Christian community in 2021, says leaders used food "as a weapon" to control members' minds and punish them if they misbehaved....

 2022-09-01 03:23 

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Iconic airfield tower bowled - nine other South Waikato buildings face chop...

The council is also looking for members of other groups to come forward and claim property from buildings which were earmarked for sale or demolition...

 2022-09-01 03:22 

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Labour's plain language bill passes second reading...

The bill aims to make government documents and websites easier to understand, but critics say it creates "language police"....

 2022-09-01 03:14 

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Woman facing child sex abuse charges can now be named...

A 37-year-old woman was working at a private girls school in Auckland when she was charged for offending that predated her appointment....

 2022-09-01 03:10 

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Residents fear proposed development could tarnish their town's rural character...

"It could lead to having a McDonald's and vape shops, and people don't want Hurunui to turn into that kind of place," one Amberley resident says....

 2022-09-01 03:09 

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Man found injured in New Plymouth car park out of hospital, in police custody...

A man found unconscious in a New Plymouth car park on Thursday morning is now out of hospital and in police custody facing drug and dishonesty charges....

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