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White Ferns break losing streak

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 20:11
Amy Satterthwaite and Amelia Kerr put on a strong partnership chase down England's total. Photo: Getty Images A record partnership has ended the White Ferns' record losing streak.
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Timeline: The year of Covid-19 in New Zealand

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 17:55
Getty Images One year on from the first Covid-19 case announced in New Zealand, we take a day-by-day look back at the unfolding of the pandemic in this country.
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AstraZeneca vaccine arrives in Australia

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 15:47
Photo: Reuters Scott Morrison says a new milestone has been achieved in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout with 300,000 doses of the AstraZenaca version having landed in Sydney on Sunday.
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'Incredibly disappointing': Motatapu race cancelled

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 15:21
The event attracts thousands of entrants each year. Photo: ODT files Otago's annual Motatapu race has been cancelled in the wake of the change of alert levels in New Zealand.
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'S***ty thing to do': Wiles blasts Aucklanders leaving town

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 15:02
siouxsie_wiles.jpg Siouxsie Wiles. File photo A top microbiologist has lashed out at any Aucklanders thinking of fleeing the locked-down city for the bach, saying it's "a s****y thing to do".
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'S***ty thing to do': Wiles blasts Aucklanders leaving town

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 14:54
Siouxsie Wiles. File photo A top microbiologist has lashed out at any Aucklanders thinking of fleeing the locked-down city for the bach, saying it's "a s****y thing to do".
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Hipkins hints South Aucklanders will get vaccine first

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 13:49
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins during an update at Parliament in Wellington earlier this month. Photo: NZ Herald Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins is suggesting the people of South Auckland will be prioritised when it comes to the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines.
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Covid kills; lockdown will save lives - PM

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 13:36
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has warned that "Covid kills people" and the new lockdown measures are in place to save lives.
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PM, health chief to give Covid update

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 12:39
New Zealanders will this afternoon find out if any more Covid-19 cases have been detected in the community.
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O Week gig canned after Covid shift

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 12:26
Netsky. Photo: Instagram An O Week gig tonight by a Belgian drum and bass artist has been shelved in the wake of the Covid-19 alert level shift.
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Disorder incidents overnight in Dunedin

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 12:11
Emergency services had a few incidents of disorder to deal with in Dunedin overnight, though it appears authorities made sure things did not get seriously out of hand.
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IRD website down, businesses can't apply for support payment

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 11:37
Inland Revenue's website is out of action until Monday. Photo / Screenshot Businesses in need of urgent financial support are unable to apply for the Government's Covid-19 Resurgence Support Payment as IRD's website is down "for maintenance".
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Man City card 20th straight win

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 11:10
Manchester City's John Stones celebrates with Ruben Dias after the match. Photo: Pool via REUTERS Manchester City moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League table after a 2-1 win over West Ham United on Saturday - their 20th straight win in all competitions.
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Hipkins hints South Aucklanders will get vaccine first

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 11:02
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins during an update at Parliament in Wellington earlier this month. Photo: NZ Herald Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins is suggesting the people of South Auckland will be prioritised when it comes to the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines.
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Coronavirus: Australian passport numbers plunge

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 10:10
Stock photo: Getty The number of passports issued in the past year has dropped by almost two-thirds as Australians' overseas travel plans are wiped out by COVID-19.
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One serious after crash near Taieri Mouth

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 09:51
The road was closed following the crash. Photo: Gregor Richardson A person has been seriously injured in a crash near Taieri Mouth this morning.
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Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan passes House vote

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 09:37
US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington after the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Photo: Reuters President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $US1.9 trillion ($NZ2.6 trillion) coronavirus relief package on Saturday (local time), though Democrats face challenges to their hopes of using the bill to raise the minimum wage.
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Officer struck by vehicle at checkpoint

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 09:21
A police officer is in hospital after being run over by a driver of a stolen vehicle which failed to stop at a police checkpoint in Hawke's Bay.
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Border checkpoints operating around Auckland

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 09:15
Police checkpoints have been established at Auckland's regional borders as the latest chapter in the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds. Photo: NZ Herald Queues in some spots but long stretches of empty highway elsewhere marked Auckland's first day under the latest Covid-19 lockdown.
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Wales down England in controversial clash

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 09:10
Wales' Kieran Hardy scores their third try. Photo: Reuters Revitalised Wales remained on course for the most unlikely of Six Nations Grand Slams after they beat an indisciplined England 40-24 in a controversial match in Cardiff on Saturday.
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