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Serious crash on Clinton Highway

31 min 38 sec ago
One person has been seriously injured in a two-car crash on the Clinton Highway (SH1) near the settlement of Waiwera South. 
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Covid risk hinders response after ship in Timaru leaks liquid nitrogen

3 hours 13 min ago
bigboat.jpg Rio Blanco is a container ship owned by A.P. Moller Singapore Pte. Ltd. Photo via NZ Herald A huge container ship docked in Timaru was leaking liquid nitrogen today but emergency services were unable to board due to a risk of Covid-19 amongst the crew.
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Covid risk hinders response after ship in Timaru leaks liquid nitrogen

3 hours 17 min ago
bigboat.jpg Rio Blanco is a container ship owned by A.P. Moller Singapore Pte. Ltd. Photo via NZ Herald A huge container ship docked in Timaru was leaking liquid nitrogen today but emergency services were unable to board due to a risk of Covid-19 amongst the crew.
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Warning against complacency amid vaccine rollout

3 hours 44 min ago
Photo: Reuters World Health Organization officials have warned governments and citizens not to drop their guard over the pandemic now a vaccination was close, saying healthcare systems could still buckle under pressure.
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One critical after crash near quarry

4 hours 9 min ago
One person has been critically injured in a two-car crash near Blackhead quarry in Dunedin this afternoon.
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Concerns for missing Christchurch woman

4 hours 58 min ago
There are concerns for the welfare of Samantha Beyers. Photo: NZ Police Police and family have concerns for the welfare of a Christchurch woman missing for three days.
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Concerns for missing Christchurch woman

4 hours 58 min ago
There are concerns for the welfare of Samantha Beyers. Photo: NZ Police Police and family have concerns for the welfare of a Christchurch woman missing for three days.
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Nine new Covid cases in NZ today

5 hours 21 min ago
There are nine new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new community cases.
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Nine new Covid cases in NZ today

5 hours 40 min ago
There are nine new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new community cases.
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Whale stranded in Golden Bay dies

5 hours 57 min ago
A 14-metre whale has died after getting stranded at Golden Bay yesterday.
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Whale stranded in Golden Bay dies

5 hours 58 min ago
A 14-metre whale has died after getting stranded at Golden Bay yesterday.
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Biden sounds warning, urges action

6 hours 25 min ago
Joe Biden. Photo: Reuters President-elect Joe Biden said Friday's "grim" jobs report shows the economic recovery is stalling, and urged the US Congress to pass a coronavirus relief bill immediately and follow up with "hundreds of billions of dollars" in more aid in January.
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Biden sounds warning, urges action

6 hours 25 min ago
Joe Biden. Photo: Reuters President-elect Joe Biden said Friday's "grim" jobs report shows the economic recovery is stalling, and urged the US Congress to pass a coronavirus relief bill immediately and follow up with "hundreds of billions of dollars" in more aid in January.
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Aerial attack slows Fraser Island bushfire

7 hours 37 min ago
Water bombers are winning the battle against a seven-week-old bushfire that's blackened almost half of world heritage-listed Fraser Island.
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Bad vibes: Expert warns of sex toy cyber threat

8 hours 6 min ago
Security company Eset is warning about a series of new cyber threats in 2021, exploiting everything from the remote-working boom to the rise of smart sex toys.
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'Stick to dancing': Kiwi star slammed for face mask post

8 hours 7 min ago
Fans urged the New Zealand-born ballroom dancer to delete his controversial post. Photo: Instagram New Zealand-born ballroom dancer Brendan Cole has been slammed for a social media post in which he doubted the efficacy of wearing masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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Hopes fade for Kloogh clients

8 hours 20 min ago
barry_kloogh_310720_3.jpg Barry Kloogh. PHOTO: ODT FILES Profits from a property sale may offer some crumbs of comfort to out-of-pocket victims of fraudulent financial adviser Barry Kloogh.
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'Stick to dancing': Kiwi star slammed for face mask post

8 hours 22 min ago
Fans urged the New Zealand-born ballroom dancer to delete his controversial post. Photo: Instagram New Zealand-born ballroom dancer Brendan Cole has been slammed for a social media post in which he doubted the efficacy of wearing masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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Activists locked to tracks in coal protest

9 hours 14 min ago
Several of the protesters have locked themselves to the train tracks at Dunedin Railway Station. Photo: Gregor Richardson Several protesters have stopped a coal train from running by locking themselves to the tracks at Dunedin Railway Station this morning.
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Activists locked to tracks in coal protest

9 hours 22 min ago
fullsizer_2.jpg Several of the protesters have locked themselves to the train tracks at Dunedin Railway Station. Photo: Gregor Richardson Several protesters have stopped a coal train from running by locking themselves to the tracks at Dunedin Railway Station this morning.
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