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Kiwi talent agency on hunt for star of Disney film

8 min 54 sec ago
The next Peter Pan in the latest adaptation of the much-loved movie character could be a Kiwi. Photo: Disney/Supplied via NZ Herald Auckland talent agency Catch Casting is looking for a Kiwi boy who can play the Neverland mischief-maker and leader of the Lost Boys in Disney's upcoming live action remake of the classic, named Peter Pan and Wendy.
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Kaumatua and leader Piri Sciascia dies

43 min 29 sec ago
Piri Sciascia. Photo: Victoria University of Wellington via RNZ Revered kaumātua and leader Piri Sciascia of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāi Tahu has died at the age of 73.
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Kaumatua and leader Piri Sciascia dies

44 min ago
Piri Sciascia. Photo: Victoria University of Wellington via RNZ Revered kaumātua and leader Piri Sciascia of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāi Tahu has died at the age of 73.
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Fashion's bad boy Gaultier bids farewell to the catwalk

51 min 8 sec ago
French designer Jean Paul Gaultier appears with models at the end of his Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collection in Paris. Photo: Reuters French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, known for dressing stars like Madonna and who cultivated an irreverent image as the industry's "bad boy", said on Friday that a fashion show in Paris next week would be his last.
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NZ, Fiji defence forces go to fight Aussie blazes

59 min ago
The Defence Force is sending more soldiers to help the fight against Australia's deadly bushfires.
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Wiggles star suffers cardiac arrest at fire relief concert

1 hour 15 min ago
Greg Page has spoken about suffering from orthostatic intolerance, a disorder that affects blood flow and leads to fainting, according to media reports. Photo: Getty Images A founding member of Australian popular children's music group The Wiggles suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed while performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney on Friday, the band said.
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Wiggles star suffers cardiac arrest at fire relief concert

2 hours 10 min ago
greg_pagewigglesgettyimages-158663963.jpg Greg Page has spoken about suffering from orthostatic intolerance, a disorder that affects blood flow and leads to fainting, according to media reports. Photo: Getty Images A founding member of Australian popular children's music group The Wiggles suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed while performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney on Friday, the band said.
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NZ, Fiji defence forces go to fight Aussie blazes

2 hours 21 min ago
The Defence Force is sending more soldiers to help the fight against Australia's deadly bushfires.
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Central, Twizel to be warmest in country this weekend

3 hours 48 min ago
wizel and Pukaki (pictured) are both tipped to reach 31degC today and 30degC tomorrow. Photo: Peter McIntosh Parts of New Zealand are set to crack 30degC today in what is shaping up to be one of the best days this summer.
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Early morning brawls in Queenstown, Winton

5 hours 9 min ago
Police were called to separate incidents involving alcohol-related fighting, in Queenstown and Winton early today.
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House damaged after blaze in Te Anau

6 hours 7 min ago
Volunteer firefighters tackle a house fire near Te Anau yesterday. Photo: Te Anau Volunteer Fire Brigade Te Anau: Volunteer firefighters, most of them from Te Anau, last night fought a fierce fire which heavily damaged a house on a rural property in Kakapo Rd, about 5km northeast of the township.
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Effectiveness of rabbit poisoning unclear

11 hours 9 sec ago
Dunstan Hospital. Photo: ODT It is not clear how well a rabbit-poisoning programme on the grounds of Dunstan Hospital is working.
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Teen wins best-presented heifer award at national event

11 hours 9 sec ago
Winton teenager Chloe Thomson won a best-presented heifer award at the National All Dairy Breeds Youth Camp in Stratford. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Southland 15-year-old Chloe Thomson’s steady grooming hand earned her a win in a national dairy cattle event in Taranaki.
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Inaugural Annual Southland Cheese Roll being held

11 hours 9 sec ago
It will be no rolls barred in Bluff next month when the inaugural Annual Southland Cheese Roll fundraiser comes to town.
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52 of 84 parking fines unpaid

11 hours 9 sec ago
More than half the parking tickets issued in Central Otago in the last financial year have not been paid.
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Winning ticket waits for owner

11 hours 9 sec ago
Who wants to be a millionaire?
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Water wars could become more than theoretical

11 hours 9 sec ago
Construction work of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam on the river Nile last September. PHOTO: REUTERS When Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed got the Nobel Peace Prize last year for ending his country’s 20-year military confrontation with neighbouring Eritrea, Donald Trump got quite cross.
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Magic Moments: January 18

11 hours 9 sec ago
Our readers captured these Magic Moments and you can be in to win if you send us yours.
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Normanby publicans shift to city’s south

11 hours 9 sec ago
Richard and Susanne Dagg have opened Heff’s Restaurant in South Dunedin and expect to close the Normanby Tavern in a couple of months. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON As one longtime Dunedin pub teeters on the brink of closure, a restaurant opens and the fate of both weighs heavily on the minds of Susanne and Richard Dagg.
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Dunedin ‘buzz’ attracts fastenings supplier

11 hours 9 sec ago
Anzor account manager Steve Fitzgerald holds up the supplier's products for new premises on Portsmouth Dr in Dunedin in the background. PHOTO: GERARD O'BRIEN For Steve Fitzgerald building a new branch for building supplies company Anzor in Dunedin was a no-brainer.
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