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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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Warnings for motorists as winds close skifields

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:00
Strong winds forecast for the South have forced two ski fields to close today in Queenstown and Wanaka, despite fresh snow.
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Bloomfield to give Covid-19 update

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 12:52
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will provide an update on Covd-19 from 1pm today.
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Eight deaths, 42 new cases in Victoria

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 12:46
gettyimages-1272342006.jpg A man in a mask walks past street art in Prahran, in Melbourne. Photo: Getty Victoria's coronavirus respite has been brief, with eight deaths taking the state toll to 737 and the national figure to 824.
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Hellers ordered to pay $250k after worker loses four fingers

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 12:32
Hellers has been fined $193,500 and ordered to pay a worker reparation of $60,000 after he lost four fingers in a machine incident. Photo: NZH File Meat manufacturer Hellers Ltd has been ordered to pay more than $250,000 after a worker lost four fingers in a machine used to process meat.
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Family loses second member to Covid

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 12:26
A Waikato family has lost a second loved one to Covid-19.
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Hellers ordered to pay $250k after worker loses four fingers

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 12:24
Hellers has been fined $193,500 and ordered to pay a worker reparation of $60,000 after he lost four fingers in a machine incident. Photo: NZH File Meat manufacturer Hellers Ltd has been ordered to pay more than $250,000 after a worker lost four fingers in a machine used to process meat.
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Large police presence as search warrant executed

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 12:08
Police carried out a raid at a Christchurch property on Wednesday morning.
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Blast from the past given new home at Canterbury museum

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:40
Museum collections manager Daniel Smith with the naval sea mine. Photo: Newsline / CCC A World War 2 naval sea mine has "washed up" at Akaroa Museum.
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Chch police chase: Person on the run after fleeing on foot from crashed car

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:18
The vehicle was heading the wrong way up Blenheim Rd in Christchurch. Photo: Google A manhunt is under way after a fleeing vehicle tore through the streets of Christchurch this morning.
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Driver dies, children hurt when school bus, train collide

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:15
  Police at the crash scene. Photo: NZ Herald The driver of a school bus involved in a crash with a train near Palmerston North this morning has died.
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National's health policy - more money for Pharmac, elective surgery guarantees

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:13
National Party's health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti. Photo: RNZ The National Party is promising record funding increases for Pharmac, a new cancer agency, faster elective surgeries and primary care 'navigators' in its health policy.
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Pool complex to close for repair work over summer

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:10
Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre will be closed for six months from Saturday, November 14. Photo: Newsline / CCC Essential maintenance work will be under taken at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre over summer  
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National's health policy - more money for Pharmac, elective surgery guarantees

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:05
National Party's health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti. Photo: RNZ The National Party is promising record funding increases for Pharmac, a new cancer agency, faster elective surgeries and primary care 'navigators' in its health policy.
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Cross-dressing killer in J.K. Rowling book fuels ire

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:56
J K Rowling has faced serial accusations of transphobia in recent months and trans activists said the new book appeared to take a deliberate swipe at the community. Photo: Reuters Best-selling Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has stoked anger in the transgender community by including a cross-dressing serial killer in her latest novel.
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Proposal to operate film studios in Chch gets govt approval

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:49
gettyimages-1205078463_1.jpg Photo: File / Getty Images Christchurch is poised to play a bigger role in the film industry.
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Nats vow to boost maternity care in South

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:42
National says it will reopen the maternity centre in Lumsden. National has committed to opening a birthing unit in Wanaka and reopening the Lumsden birthing unit if elected next month.
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Maori Party wants school expulsions banned for anyone under 16

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:38
Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer. Photo: Supplied via NZH The Māori Party wants to ban schools from expelling any students under the age of 16.
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Jonah Lomu's former manager Phil Kingsley-Jones dies

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:38
Phil Kingsley-Jones. Photo: Getty Images Phil Kingsley-Jones, the former manager of Jonah Lomu and the man famously credited with keeping the late All Blacks great from leaving rugby for league, has passed away.
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National's health policy - more money for Pharmac, elective surgery guarantees

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:34
National Party's health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti. Photo: RNZ The National Party is promising record funding increases for Pharmac, a new cancer agency, faster elective surgeries and primary care 'navigators' in its health policy.
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