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Supermarkets to be open on Easter Sunday

6 hours 45 min ago
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Getty Images Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says supermarkets will be closed as usual on Good Friday, but open on Easter Sunday.
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Bluff wedding added to list of Covid-19 clusters

6 hours 47 min ago
A new cluster added to the list relates to a wedding held in Bluff. Photo: Allied Press The Ministry of Health (MoH) have revealed there are several new clusters of Covid-19 cases throughout the country, including one connected to a wedding in Bluff.
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Three more Covid-19 cases in Canterbury

7 hours 3 min ago
Three new Covid-19 cases were announced in Canterbury today, with the region's total now standing at 52.
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Firefighters called to Portobello police station house

7 hours 12 min ago
Firefighters are responding to a report of a fire at the Portobello police station house.
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A fun makeshift store

7 hours 17 min ago
Raewyn shared these photos of her daughters Victoria & Scarlett counting their hard-earned ‘play money’ so they can buy items at their makeshift shop. The pay-off...
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58 new coronavirus cases, 74 recovered

7 hours 19 min ago
There are 58 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in New Zealand, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says.
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58 new coronavirus cases, 74 recovered

7 hours 24 min ago
There are 58 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in New Zealand, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says.
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Ecuador to improve corpse collection

7 hours 28 min ago
A paramedic covers the dead body of a man who had collapsed on the sidewalk, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease, in Guayaquil. Photo: Reuters Ecuadorean authorities said they would improve the collection of corpses.
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Queensland isolates, quarantines 40,000 people

7 hours 36 min ago
Annastacia Palaszczuk. Photo: Getty Images More than 40,000 orders to socially isolate or quarantine have been made in Queensland as authorities work to stem the spread of coronavirus.
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China reports rise in cases

7 hours 43 min ago
Mainland China has reported a rise in new confirmed coronavirus cases today.
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Three bodies found in Canterbury public areas in 48hrs

7 hours 58 min ago
Denton Park. Photo: Supplied A body has been discovered at a Christchurch park this morning - the third found in a public place since Sunday.
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US may toughen Covid-19 response

8 hours 51 sec ago
US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters The United States may be set to toughen its coronavirus response.
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Public toilet closures in Queenstown Lakes District

8 hours 10 min ago
The Covid-19 outbreak and corresponding national state of emergency has forced the Queenstown Lakes District Council to temporarily close a number of public toilets in the district.
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Fatal crash closes Canterbury highway

8 hours 12 min ago
The scene of the serious crash on Lineside Rd, Kaiapoi. Photo: Geoff Sloan A fatal crash between a four-wheel-drive and motor-cycle has closed part of a major state highway in Canterbury. 
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A glance at west Christchurch

8 hours 17 min ago
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Australian experts 'unlocking' Covid-19 cure

8 hours 21 min ago
Australian scientists are using a massive X-ray machine to map the molecular structure of Covid-19 to help find a vaccine for the virus.
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LIVE: 58 new coronavirus cases, 74 recovered

8 hours 35 min ago
There are 58 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in New Zealand, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says.
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State of National Emergency extended

9 hours 13 min ago
Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare. Photo: RNZ The State of National Emergency has been extended for another seven days due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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More goods can be sold online during lockdown

9 hours 27 min ago
The Warehouse is now allowed to sell certain goods online; its stores will remain closed. Photo: ODT files People can now buy whiteware, heaters, blankets and devices during the lockdown through online or phone orders that will be delivered in a contactless way.
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Police officers in self-isolation after being spat on

9 hours 35 min ago
Three police officers are in self-isolation after being spat on last night by a member of the public.
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