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Heady times for Black Caps

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 04:26
Kane Williamson. Photo: Getty Images These are halcyon days for fans of the New Zealand men’s cricket team — and might we dream of World Cup glory in England in July?
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Beer price riots in Darwin

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 04:26
Ahipara, a settlement at the extreme south end of 90 mile beach, North Auckland. — Otago Witness, 8.1.1919. The sensation of last week was the revolutionary development in Darwin.
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Magic Moments: January 14

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 04:26
Our readers captured these Magic Moments around Otago and you can be in to win if you send us yours.
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Fire service issues warning after 'careless' blaze in Waimate

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 20:18
The fire service is warning people to be careful when burning rubbish, after remnants of a fire set a fence in Waimate ablaze today.
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Two escape injuries after crash down bank at St Leonards

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 20:04
Police have been called to a car crash on Port Chalmers Rd, at St Leonards.
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Fight over e-scooters washed out

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 18:36
Heavy rain in Dunedin seems to have put a dampener on a fight organised through the internet.
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Treatment of protesters at rodeo 'not acceptable'

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 18:23
The New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association (NZRCA) is condemning the treatment of protesters at yesterday's Mid-Northern event saying it does not align with the values of rodeo.
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Machetes and shotguns used in Lower Hutt brawl

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 17:52
Eyewitnesses reports seeing shotguns and machetes used in a large fight in Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt this afternoon.
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Teen charged with Timaru armed robbery

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 16:56
Police are charging a 14-year-old in relation to the armed robbery of a dairy in Timaru.
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Boy dies on flight: 'Why wasn't plane turned around?'

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:40
Authorities were called to Faleolo International Airport prior to a Samoa Airways flight touching down on Boxing Day. Photo: Getty Images A passenger on board a flight on which a young boy died has described the heartbreaking moment the child started to panic 30 minutes into the journey.
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Liverpool extend lead, Arsenal slip

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:03
Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool's first goal from the penalty spot. Photo: Action Images via Reuters Liverpool opened up a seven-point gap at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, while Arsenal’s poor away form continued with a 1-0 defeat at West Ham United.
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PM warns of catastrophe if Brexit rejected

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 14:03
theresa_may_reuters_.jpg Theresa May. Photo: Reuters British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in a plea for support two days ahead of a vote in parliament that she is expected to lose.
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$20 million to make rural highways safer

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 13:48
rural_highway_0.jpg The upgrades to rural highways are part of the Government’s $1.4 billion Safe Network Programme. Photo: Getty Images Rumble strips, safety barriers and wider shoulders will be installed as part of a road safety package to improve rural highways on the West Coast and in Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay and Manawatu-Whanganui.
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Dolphins out to play in Catlins

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 13:05
dolphin_alec_beange_supplied.jpg Photo: Alec Beange Dolphins frolicking in Porpoise Bay made the holidays a big more special this year for one family in the Catlins.
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Former Queenstown player wins doubles final

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:15
ben_mclahlan_and_jan-lennard_struff_getty.jpg Ben McLachlan (left) and Jan-Lennard Struff celebrate with the trophy yesterday. Photo: Getty Images Former Queenstown player  Ben McLachlan and his German doubles partner have beaten Kiwi Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen in the final of the ASB Classic in Auckland.
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Sandgren downs Norrie in first ATP title

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:50
tennys_sandgren_getty.jpg Tennys Sandgren plays a backhand at the ASB Classic final in Auckland. Photo: Getty Images American Tennys Sandgren brushed aside Britain's Cameron Norrie 6-4 6-2 to win his first ATP title at the ASB Classic in Auckland.
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Fisherman dies in Ruakaka

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:17
A fisherman has died in the Bream Bay area south of Whangārei.
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Saudi teen who fled family now 'brave Canadian'

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:11
rahaf_mohammed_al-qunun_reuters.jpg Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun at Toronto airport. Photo: Reuters An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life has been welcomed in  Canada, where Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called her a brave e new Canadian.
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Buses slide after diesel spill in Fiordland

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:47
Two buses have reportedly slid off the road after a diesel spill on a highway in Fiordland this morning.
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Driver in fatal Auckland crash speeding, say police

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:31
eight_col_img_9046.jpg Emergency workers at the scene of the crash on Gowing Dr yesterday. Photo: RNZ The car involved in a crash with a bus in Auckland was speeding and crossed the centre line, police say.
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