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Ex All Black convicted for drink-driving

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 20:12
Retired All Black Tony Woodcock was caught behind the wheel while over the limit after "helping a mate kill some sheep".
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Club rugby chat with Paul Dwyer

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 19:19
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See GP first rather than ED

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 19:01
Staff at Dunedin Hospital are advising people to talk first to their GP about a cough or cold, as the emergency department fills up with the change of season, The South Today reports.
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Delta loses Green Is landfill contract

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 18:01
Photo: Christine O'Connor Delta has lost its multimillion-dollar contract to run the Green Island Landfill and transfer station.
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Money lost from security van on Crown Range

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:41
Police are trying to locate money that fell out of a security van on the Crown Range Rd in Cardrona this afternoon.
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De facto dad found guilty of baby's murder

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:26
scczen_20-chp-troytaylor4_620x310_1.jpg Troy Taylor. Photo: NZ Herald The de-facto stepfather of Christchurch baby Ihaka Stokes, has today been found guilty of his murder.
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Sugar now an investment risk: AMP

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 16:45
Sugar is becoming one of the biggest risks for investors in the global food and beverage industry, fund manager AMP Capital says.
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Six60 set to play free Christchurch gig

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 16:01
Six60 band members (from left) Eli Paewai, Matiu Walters, Ji Fraser, Chris Mac and Marlon Gerbes pose outside the Castle St flat, the namesake of the Dunedin band. Photo by Peter McIntosh. As Six60 gear up to play Auckland's Town Hall this weekend, the chart toppers have announced another massive show.
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Skipper ditches catch to save dolphins

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 15:45
The crew tried to free the dolphins by lowering the sides of the net, but that didn't encourage them to swim out so they had to release the catch. Picture: File The skipper of a fishing trawler has been lauded for his decision to dump 30 tonnes of jack mackerel in order to save a pod of dolphins entangled in a net.
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Argentina approves medicinal cannabis

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 14:21
Argentina has given final legislative approval to a bill legalising cannabis oil for medicinal use and permitting the federal government to grow marijuana for research and therapeutic purposes.
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Seattle sues over 'sanctuary' city threat

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:51
2017-03-29t221010z_489357565_rc173f5e1400_rtrmadp_3_usa-immigration-sanctuary-seattle.jpg Seattle’s action is the latest legal salvo over the Trump immigration order from local governments across the country. Photo: Reuters The US city of Seattle is suing President Donald Trump's administration over its executive order seeking to withhold federal funds from "sanctuary cities," arguing it amounted to unconstitutional federal coercion.
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Brisbane braced for deluge

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:26
Queenslanders have been warned to prepare for the worst with flash flooding now a serious concern across the state.
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Former defence minister calls for SAS probe

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:52
Wayne Mapp as Defence Minister in 2011. Photo Getty The man who as Defence Minister approved a controversial SAS raids in Afghanistan says further investigation is needed to find out if civilians died - and to acknowledge those deaths properly if they are confirmed.
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'Sickening' attack on father and son

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:41
Police say they are doing everything they can to catch those responsible for a ''sickening'' attack on a father and son.
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Race on to find giant meat-eating snail

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:28
The only pupu rangi ever found in Opua State Forest by Bay Bush Action volunteers. Photo:NZ Herald / Supplied Help is needed to find a giant meat-eating snail before it's too late.
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Pedestrian killed on Kapiti Coast

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:28
A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a vehicle on the Kapiti Coast north of Wellington this morning.
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Calls for spot fines for retail crime

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:10
shoplifterget.jpg Retail New Zealand wants to nip shoplifting in the bud and asking the Government to fund a task force to help reduce offending. Photo: Getty Images Retail New Zealand is calling on the Government to set up a police task force to combat retail crime and introduce spot-fines for petty offences.
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Introducing . . . 'Associe'

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:57
Being a designer, artist, stylist, fashion zine creator and boutique manager, Cherry Hart is an all-round fashion guru.
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'Huge damage' in wake of cyclone

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:53
The prime minister's tour of cyclone-ravaged north Queensland will show him just how much help the region needs to get back on its feet, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says.
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New $60m hotel proposed for Queenstown

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:04
queenstownhotel.jpg A new $60m 227-room Holiday Inn Express hotel has been proposed for a site at the entrance of Queenstown. Photo: Supplied An Australian developer wants to spend more than $60 million on a new hotel at the entrance to Queenstown.
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