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Outstanding concert from musicians of highest calibre

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 03:30
Rumours predicting an outstanding performance from the Te Koki Trio with guest violist Jennifer Stumm proved to be absolutely on the button.
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The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, August 13

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 19:20
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Doctors weigh in over Coroner's breastfeed finding

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:41
The Coroner's finding was released last week. File photo Doctors have raised concerns over a Coroner finding that linked the possibility of alcohol being passed on in breastfeeding to the death of a baby.
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Pedestrian killed in Christchurch

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:48
An 81-year-old woman has died after being hit by a vehicle in Christchurch today.
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Injury airlift after Mt Cook avalanche

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:33
Aoraki Mt Cook. Photo: Peter McIntosh Up to five people are believed to have been hit by an avalanche on Aoraki/Mt Cook this afternoon.
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Reports of stabbing attack in Sydney's CBD

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:57
A young man has reportedly attempted to stab multiple people in Sydney's central business district.
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Teen admits possession of mosque attack video

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:33
A teenager has pleaded guilty to possessing video of the Christchurch mosque mass shootings. Photo: Getty A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to possessing the video of the Christchurch mosque mass shootings, in which 51 people were killed.
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Grief over daughter's death: 'She was unrecognisable'

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:26
Jasmine Wilson died after receiving what police called "non-accidental injuries" in Whanganui. Photo: Supplied The distraught mother of a woman who died after being dumped outside a hospital with injuries that left her ''unrecognisable'' has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.
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South's new rescue choppers bigger, better

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:27
rescue_25_12082019.jpg The new helicopters are set to start service tomorrow. Photo: Supplied Two new state-of-the-art rescue helicopters for the South have officially taken flight today and will enable missions to be flown in conditions which previously restricted choppers.
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Haast Pass remains closed after rockfall

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:29
The rockfall blocked both lanes of State Highway 6. Photo: NZTA Haast Pass remains closed today as work goes on to remove a rockfall at Clarke Bluff.
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Drunk Aussie slammed after Bali rampage

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:09
A drunk, rampaging Australian is being pilloried online and across Bali after he launched a flying kick and knocked a motorcyclist off his bike.
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Sacked Folau could face February trial

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:02
folau_reuters.jpg Israel Folau. Israel Folau and Rugby Australia could face a February trial if they fail to resolve a multimillion-dollar unfair dismissal case brought by the former Wallabies player and staunch Christian.
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NZTA keep eye on slumping West Coast road

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 13:54
As a result the road was reduced to single-lane traffic at the slip point, with stop-go procedures in place to keep the road open. Photo: Supplied The New Zealand Transport Agency says it is keeping a "minute by minute" watch on a slump in State highway 7 at Omoto after significant movement of the historic slip area on Sunday and Monday morning.
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Teen Canadian fugitives 'took their own lives'

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 13:16
canada_murder_suspects_0_0.jpg Kam McLeod (R) and Bryer Schmegelsky were suspected of murdering three people in northern British Columbia. Photo: Reuters Two teenage Canadian fugitives who were the target of a nationwide manhunt took their own lives with gunshots, police say, following the completion of an autopsy report.
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Murderer and former neo-Nazi back behind bars

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:49
Mugshot of convicted murderer Aaron Howie. Photo: Supplied A convicted murderer and former neo-Nazi who went on the run in Canterbury while on parole has handed himself in to authorities.
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Mass shooter's friend faces charges over gun form lie

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:21
Local and state politicians and business leaders join community members for a vigil at the scene of a mass shooting in Dayton. Photo: Reuters A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people in Dayton was charged on Monday with lying about his drug use on a form when he bought a gun and told authorities that he bought body armour and firearm accessories for the shooter, a federal prosecutor said.
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T-shirts empower those affected by redundancy

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:00
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Scott Barrett suspended for three weeks

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:45
Scott Barrett (left) is shown the red card for dangerous play against Wallaby Michael Hooper. Photo: Getty Images All Blacks lock Scott Barrett has been suspended from all forms of rugby for three weeks for his no arms tackle to the head of Australian captain Michael Hooper in Perth on Saturday night.
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