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Car rolls on highway in the Catlins

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 16:22
First responders are attending a crash near Caberfeidh on the Papatowai Highway in the Catlins.
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Laneway Festival not going ahead in 2021

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 16:16
Fans watch Soaked Oats perform at St Jerome's Laneway Festival in January this year. Photo: Getty Images The popular music event Laneway Festival will not be happening next year.
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UC professor concerned over Chinese data collection on influential NZers

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 16:11
Canterbury University professor Anne-Marie Brady. Photo: RNZ / Jane Patterson Data leaked by a Chinese company on prominent New Zealanders could be linked to attempts to influence New Zealand politics and business, says Canterbury University professor Anne-Marie Brady.
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Harry Styles postpones New Zealand tour date

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:56
Harry Styles performs live on stage at iHeartRadio Secret Session in February this year. Photo: Getty Images Harry Styles has axed his remaining tour dates planned for this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Butler match-winner gives Heat game one

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:23
Bam Adebayo blocks Jayson Tatum on the final play of the Miami Heat's win over the Boston Celtics in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals in Orlando today. Photo: Reuters Jimmy Butler fought through traffic for the game-winning bucket with 12 seconds remaining in overtime.
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Med school legal challenge: Plaintiff's name suppressed

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:16
The man taking on the University of Otago over its admissions process for medical school will have his identity kept secret until further notice.
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Family of Southlander missing at sea preparing private search

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:16
Southland man Lochie Bellerby, who was on a cattle ship that sank in the South China Sea last week. PHOTO: SUPPLIED The family of a Southland man missing in the East China Sea have slammed the New Zealand Government for its lack of support and say it has "no choice" but to prepare to launch their own rescue plan.
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Wind lifts roofs, fells trees in Dunedin

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:15
The building was significantly damaged in a blaze in July. Photo: James Hall Firefighters are working to stop part of the roof on a Dunedin building, previously damaged by fire, from lifting off in high winds.
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Family of Southlander missing at sea preparing private search

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:03
Southland man Lochie Bellerby, who was on a cattle ship that sank in the South China Sea last week. PHOTO: SUPPLIED The family of a Southland man missing in the East China Sea have slammed the New Zealand Government for its lack of support and say it has "no choice" but to prepare to launch their own rescue plan.
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No time frame to finish cemetery work before anniversary celebration

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 14:47
Volunteers repairing headstones and graves in Akaroa. Photo: Supplied There seems no guarantee a memorial entrance will be installed at a cemetery and a settlers’ headstones will be restored before anniversary celebrations in Akaroa.
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Air NZ planning to cut hundreds more cabin crew

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 14:24
Air New Zealand is proposing to make around 385 more cabin crew redundant by December.
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Whole Hearted Grief: Mum’s book a tribute to her late son

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 14:04
Newly published author Pauline Roberts. Photo: Supplied Pauline Roberts has penned her first published book - a tribute to her late son and a guide to help others find joy in their life after a loss.
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Student actors soldier on in face of Covid challenges

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:55
hur913genhartley4a-scaled.jpg Aslan, played by Sian Hassan, right, confronts the Ice Queen, played by Michelle O'Brien, in the Hartley School of Performing Arts production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Photo: Supplied Canterbury drama students are soldiering on in spite of the uncertainty around Covid-19.
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Mosgiel bridge blocked by fallen tree

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:44
A downed tree is blocking Mosgiel's Silver Stream Bridge in Puddle Alley.
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Community gets behind Canty A&P Association, raises $100k

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:35
Photo: North Canterbury News The Canterbury A&P Association’s future is looking more secure thanks to generous support from the community.
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Covid hit on economy better than expected, 'profound uncertainty' ahead

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:21
Minister of Finance Grant Robertson. Photo: Getty Images The Treasury's opening of the Government's books ahead of the election reveals a better picture of the economy right now than had initially been expected.
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Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies likely to quarantine in Christchurch

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:21
Quarantine regulations have been relaxed allowing the Wallabies to train all together when they arrive in New Zealand. Photo: Getty Images The quarantine rules for Wallabies' players and staff ahead of two matches in New Zealand have been relaxed, but the sports minister says there will be no training until everyone tests negative.
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Another death, one new case of Covid

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:10
There is one new case of Covid-19 today, and another death has been confirmed.
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Family loses second member to Covid

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:04
A Waikato family has lost a second loved one to Covid-19.
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Bloomfield to give Covid-19 update

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:00
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is giving the daily Covid-19 update.
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