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Anger over state of 'eyesore' Lyttelton bar

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:30
The Mitre Tavern. Photo: Geoff Sloan It’s coming up nine years since the last beer was poured at Lyttelton’s Mitre Tavern.
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UK seeks to attract high-skilled workers, end 'cheap labour'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:03
The new policy will come into force from January 1 next year and treat EU and non-EU citizens the same. Photo: Reuters Britain will prioritise access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit, points-based immigration system, the government says, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on "cheap labour from Europe".
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Bridges says Peters must step down

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:59
National Party leader Simon Bridges says Winston Peters' behaviour is unacceptable. Photo: RNZ National Party leader Simon Bridges says the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into the New Zealand First Foundation adds weight to calls for Winston Peters to be stood down.
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Rolled truck hauled over by hand

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:55
Firefighters lent a helping hand to roll a truck back upright after it went off the road near Oamaru this morning.
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Decision delayed on future of controversial Canterbury quarry

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:47
The site proposed for the Fulton Hogan quarry. Photo: Martin Hunter Opponents and supporters of a planned quarry near Christchurch will have to wait a bit longer for a decision on whether the controversial project will go ahead.
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UK seeks to attract high-skilled workers, end 'cheap labour'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:45
The new policy will come into force from January 1 next year and treat EU and non-EU citizens the same. Photo: Reuters Britain will prioritise access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit, points-based immigration system, the government says, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on "cheap labour from Europe".
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Rolled truck hauled over by hand

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:38
Firefighters lent a helping hand to roll a truck back upright after it went off the road near Oamaru this morning.
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'Suspicious' fire at camping ground near Te Anau

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:31
Fire crews were called to a "suspicious" fire at a camping ground near Te Anau overnight.
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Thompson returns for Highlanders against Crusaders

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:24
Michael Collins will move to fullback for the HIghlanders match against the Crusaders on Friday. Photo: Getty Images The Highlanders have named a largely unchanged line-up to play the Crusaders on Friday night.
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Fletcher signals patience over Ihumatao running out

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:14
Protesters attempt to stop the development of Otuataua Stonefields at Ihumatao in south Auckland last year. Photo: via NZ Herald Fletcher Building is signalling it is running out of patience with the protracted arguments over the future of its Ihumatao site in Auckland.
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Powerball up to $30m: All the luck is in the South Island

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:13
$30m is up for grabs tonight. Photo: NZH/supplied There must be something in the water down south, with five major Lotto wins within the first seven weeks of the year taking place in the South Island.
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Collins to fullback, Thompson returns for Highlanders

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:11
Michael Collins will move to fullback for the HIghlanders match against the Crusaders on Friday. Photo: Getty Images The Highlanders have named a largely unchanged line-up to play the Crusaders on Friday night.
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Have you got yours? Lotto's $30m jackpot third highest

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:00
Photo: ODT files There must be something in the water down south, with five major Lotto wins within the first seven weeks of the year taking place in the South Island.
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Man killed by airborne gas bottle in Sydney storm

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:54
A man is dead, thousands of people are without power and travel plans for commuters will be disrupted after thunderstorms wreaked havoc across Sydney and coastal New South Wales just weeks after record downpours.
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Low-flying drone invades people's privacy on Banks Peninsula

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:48
Photo: Getty Images Another case of a drone flying low over homes in Canterbury has left residents feeling angry and uneasy.
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Man killed by gas bottle in Sydney storm

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:45
A man is dead, thousands of people are without power and travel plans for commuters will be disrupted after thunderstorms wreaked havoc across Sydney and coastal New South Wales just weeks after record downpours.
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Residents want something done about 'eyesore' bar

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:13
The Mitre Tavern. Photo: Geoff Sloan It’s coming up nine years since the last beer was poured at Lyttelton’s Mitre Tavern.
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Get ready for the free Culture Galore festival on Saturday

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:57
The free Culture Galore festival is on Saturday. Photo: Newsline/CCC The free Culture Galore festival will celebrate the sights, sounds and tastes of Christchurch on Saturday.
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Father of severely injured boy goes into hiding

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:55
The boy is still recovering in Starship Hospital. Photo: RNZ A father has gone into hiding after being threatened in the aftermath of his son being admitted to Starship Hospital with severe head injuries, relatives say.
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Holden fan now has 'retirement nest egg'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:43
Bob and Anne Allinson will hold on to their 2011 HSV Maloo ute and 2007 HSV GTS Commodore because their value is now expected to increase. Photo: Peter McIntosh Bob Allinson’s retirement nest egg just got more exciting.
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