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The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, May 21

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:50
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'No need to return phones': Huawei NZ exec

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:37
Huawei NZ deputy chief executive Andrew Bowater. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald Huawei NZ deputy chief executive Andrew Bowater is urging customers not to return their phones after Google said it would follow a White House order to suspend technology exports to the Chinese phone maker.
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Rabbit virus to be released in Christchurch red zone

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:53
A virus deadly to rabbits will be released in some areas of the Residential Red Zone in a bid to curb rising rabbit numbers in Christchurch.
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Kids among 26 killed by flu in Victoria

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:35
A 3-year-old child is the youngest of 26 people whose deaths have been attributed to Victoria's early-starting flu season this year.
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Mosque attacks: Accused facing terror charge

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:42
Christchurch's Al Noor mosque, scene of one of the attacks. Photo: AP Police have laid further charges against alleged Christchurch gunman Brenton Tarrant this afternoon.
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Police warn of Spark phone scam

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:29
A Dunedin police officer is warning of a telephone scam involving callers claiming to work for Spark NZ.
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Crusaders, NZ Rugby launch inquiry after SA trip

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:39
Crusaders coach Scott Robertson. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders are jointly reviewing allegations of player misconduct while on tour in South Africa.
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Bowen, Albanese vie for Labor leadership

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:27
Chris Bowen (left) and Anthony Albanese. Photo: Getty Images Senior frontbenchers Chris Bowen and Anthony Albanese are vying for the Labor leadership, with both conceding the party's policy offerings need examining.
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Ex-girlfriend testifies against alleged sea lion stabber

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:05
ruasealion_19012016.jpg A sea lion mother Joy relaxes with her pup Rua near the Warrington domain months before Rua was found shot dead in November last year. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery The ex-girlfriend of a man accused of stabbing a young sea-lion to death said he spoke repeatedly about killing the animal.
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Formula One great Niki Lauda dies

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:54
gettyimages-471315764.jpg Niki Lauda in 1980. Photo: Getty Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.
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Mother of five slain children sobs on stand

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:26
Amber Kyzer (centre) is helped out of the courtroom on Monday. Photo: The State via AP Amber Kyzer dabbed tears from her eyes for most of her testimony and sobbed at the death penalty trial of her ex-husband, charged with killing their five young children.
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Nat MP regrets sharing post likening abortion to Holocaust

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:58
Alfred Ngaro could stand in the Botany seat, where National has the strongest party vote by far. Photo: NZME National MP Alfred Ngaro says he regrets sharing a post on social media which compared the issue of abortion in New Zealand with the Holocaust.
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Faith review in wake of Folau sacking

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:35
Israel Folau. Photo: Getty Images The Australian rugby players' union (RUPA) is to set up a committee to review how players can express their faith and beliefs after the Israel Folau sacking saga.
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Handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin's home

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:02
Aretha Frankin died in August last year. Photo: AP Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul," including one under cushions in the living room, a lawyer says.
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Music trust launched in Queenstown

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00
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New cable installed on Wanaka's Mount Roy

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00
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From bunker to boutique accomodation

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00
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Hundreds gather for Balclutha culture feast

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00
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Alleged drunk driver caught at bottle store after chase

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:59
An alleged drunk driver was caught by police at a Dunedin bottle store after fleeing the scene of a crash yesterday evening.
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Toxic culture at Parliament laid bare

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:48
External reviewer Debbie Francis reveals details of her report into bullying at Parliament. Photo: RNZ There is virtually no part of Parliament that is untouched by a toxic culture, a report has shown.
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