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NSW creates kids bubble, records 1022 new cases

31 min 3 sec ago
Children under 18 in NSW will be able to catch up with each other in groups of three in a concession to families during the school holidays. Stock photo: Getty New South Wales has reported 1022 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 and 10 deaths as the government creates a "kids bubble" in time for the school holidays.
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Judith Collins says she will never resign

57 min 2 sec ago
Judith Collins. Photo: Getty Images National leader Judith Collins has vowed to fight on as National leader, saying she will never resign from the job.
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Live: 14 new cases in outbreak; breach fines increased

1 hour 14 min ago
There are 14 new community cases of Covid-19 to report today, the Ministry of Health has revealed.
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OBHS pupil turns up at school after travelling from Auckland

1 hour 19 min ago
An OBHS pupil breached lockdown by travelling from Auckland to Dunedin on Friday last week. Photo: ODT files Otago Boys's High School has sought to reassure parents after a pupil breached lockdown by travelling from Auckland to Dunedin without an exemption.
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Judith Collins says she will never resign

1 hour 32 min ago
Judith Collins. Photo: Getty Images National leader Judith Collins has vowed to fight on as National leader, saying she will never resign from the job.
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Quake compo: Courts allow insurer to contact homeowners

1 hour 53 min ago
File photo New court rulings have confirmed insurers Southern Response can now directly contact 3000 quake-affected Canterbury homeowners about $300 million compensation owed to them.
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Courts allow insurer to pay $300m compensation directly to quake-affected homeowners

1 hour 55 min ago
File photo New court rulings have confirmed insurers Southern Response can now directly contact 3000 quake-affected Canterbury homeowners about $300 million compensation owed to them.
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Top women athletes, QC to head inquiry after Olympian's death

2 hours 9 min ago
Olivia Podmore. Photo: Getty Images The inquiry into Cycling NZ and High Performance Sport NZ following the death of Olivia Podmore will be co-chaired by QC Mike Heron and Massey Professor Sarah Leberman.
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Top women athletes, QC to head inquiry after Olympian's death

2 hours 10 min ago
Olivia Podmore. Photo: Getty Images The inquiry into Cycling NZ and High Performance Sport NZ following the death of Olivia Podmore will be co-chaired by QC Mike Heron and Massey Professor Sarah Leberman.
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US eases restrictions for vaccinated travellers

2 hours 15 min ago
File photo: Reuters The United States will reopen in November to air travellers from 33 countries including China, India, Brazil and most of Europe who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the White House said, easing tough pandemic-related restrictions that started early last year.
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Details of crash that killed 7 whānau members revealed

2 hours 57 min ago
The crash scene where eight people were killed. Photo / File It was one of New Zealand's worst road trauma tragedies that claimed the lives of a mother, father, their five children from Tokoroa and the driver of a car coming the other way from Wellington. Now details of how the horrific crash at Atiamuri more than two years ago can be revealed. Kelly Makiha reports.
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Dunedin voices in NZTA clampdown complaint

3 hours 3 min ago
Stock photo: Getty Some motorhome and horse truck owners are demanding the NZ Transport Agency drop a controversial clampdown, or pay the costs itself.
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Details of crash that killed 7 whānau members revealed

3 hours 10 min ago
The crash scene where eight people were killed. Photo / File It was one of New Zealand's worst road trauma tragedies, which claimed the lives of a mother, father, their five children from Tokoroa and the driver of a car coming the other way from Wellington. Now details of how the horrific crash at Atiamuri more than two years ago can be revealed. Kelly Makiha reports.
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Use of police dog to bring down offender justified: Watchdog

3 hours 23 min ago
Dunedin Police were justified in using a police dog to arrest a man who breached Alert Level 4 lockdown restrictions and tried to run from officers, the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has found.
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Bomb threat made against White Ferns during England tour

3 hours 38 min ago
New Zealand's Brooke Halliday is stumped by England's Amy Jones off the bowling of Charlotte Dean. Photo: Action Images via Reuters Security around the White Ferns has been boosted in England after a 'not credible' threat was emailed to England Cricket relating to New Zealand Cricket.
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Bomb threat made against White Ferns during England tour

3 hours 39 min ago
New Zealand's Brooke Halliday is stumped by England's Amy Jones off the bowling of Charlotte Dean. Photo: Action Images via Reuters Security around the White Ferns has been boosted in England after a 'not credible' threat was emailed to England Cricket relating to New Zealand Cricket.
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Covid-positive Black Power member bailed despite Corrections' concerns

3 hours 40 min ago
A Black Power gang member was granted electronically monitored bail despite opposition from Corrections.
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Covid-positive gang member bailed despite Corrections' concerns

3 hours 52 min ago
A Black Power gang member was granted electronically monitored bail despite opposition from Corrections.
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Investigators in Gabby Petito case search her fiance's family home

4 hours 2 min ago
Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito. Photo: Supplied Police and FBI agents investigating the disappearance of Gabby Petito searched the Florida home of her fiance's parents for computer files, one day after finding a body in Wyoming that matched her description.
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Investigators in Gabby Petito case search her fiance's family home

4 hours 7 min ago
Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito. Photo: Supplied Police and FBI agents investigating the disappearance of Gabby Petito searched the Florida home of her fiance's parents for computer files, one day after finding a body in Wyoming that matched her description.
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