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Museum puts 20th century fashion display online

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:38
Dr Jill Haley with some of the hats, bags and shoes from the Mollie Rodie Mackenzie Collection. Photo: Canterbury Museum A collection tracing the fashion and style of 20th-century New Zealand can now be viewed at Canterbury Museum’s Collections Online portal.
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All Blacks-in-training await whistle

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:26
Cam Ross with rugby-mad sons (from left) Jesse, Flynn and Louie. Photo: Ashburton Courier Rugby mad mini-All-Blacks-in-training Jesse, Louie and Flynn Ross cannot wait for the season to kick off again.
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Trump threatens to shut down social media firms

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:14
US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump has threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.
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Morning traffic backs up after Queenstown crash

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:08
Traffic congests the road into Queenstown after a crash this morning. Photo: Matthew Mckew Two cars have collided on the route into Queenstown from Lake Hayes this morning, causing gridlock.
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Thieves targeting valuable outdoor items to sell online

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:01
Photo: Getty Images A number of stolen items ranging from lawnmowers to garden gnomes are being sold online and in second-hand stores during alert level 2.
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Opinion: Living in the age of terrorism threats

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:46
The city council has plans to put bollards into the central city. One of the reasons is to protect people in the event of a terror attack.
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Anti-terror bollards mooted for central Christchurch

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:34
Oxford Tce, looking towards the Hereford St intersection where the bollards would be installed. Photo: Geoff Sloan Bollards could be installed in central Christchurch in an anti-terrorism move following the March 15 mosque attacks.
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Anti-terror bollards planned for central city

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:31
Oxford Tce, looking towards the Hereford St intersection where the bollards will be installed. Photo: Geoff Sloan Bollards could be installed in central Christchurch in an anti-terrorism move following the March 15 mosque attacks.
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'Body' on the road turns out to be mannequin

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:30
Emergency services rushed to a Dunedin street yesterday evening after reports of a body on the road only to find out it was a mannequin.
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Blues skies and stunning views over Canterbury

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:07
Methven hot air balloon operator Graeme Church reckons the views of the Canterbury Plains, foothills and mountains at 6000 feet (1829m) are hard to beat on a good day.
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'We were very lost': Tramper tells of ordeal

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:06
Jessica O'Connor and Dion Reynolds failed to return from their tramp when expected. Photo: Supplied/NZ Police The two trampers who went missing in bush northwest of Nelson say they spent nearly two weeks without food and their only saving grace was water they had found.
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Couple back in court despite winning Southern Response battle

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:51
Alison and Karl Dodds. Photo: RNZ A long-running legal battle between a Christchurch couple and Southern Response looks set to drag on.
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Winter flu 'outbreaks' looming

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:43
Photo: File It's hoped New Zealand's efforts to flatten the Covid-19 curve will translate into a milder flu season this winter.
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Dunedin cyclist hit by vehicle

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:43
Emergency services at the scene of the crash this morning. Photo: Emma Perry A cyclist was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in central Dunedin this morning.
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Medical gear washes up on beaches after containers lost

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:40
Some Sydney beaches have been closed with plastic strewn across the sand after about 40 shipping containers fell off a cargo ship headed to Melbourne.
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Queenstown welfare hub to open next week

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:34
Last month, Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult predicted unemployment is likely to reach 25 to 30 percent. Photo: Getty Images Queenstown support services say they need a welfare hub more than ever as job losses continue to pile up.
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Toddler’s cooking tutorials proving popular

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:23
Christchurch toddler Avie-Avana might only be 23 months old, but she could already be a budding MasterChef.
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Person in hospital after car takes out tree

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:17
fire_appliance_0.jpg Photo: File A person has been taken to Christchurch Hospital with moderate injuries after crashing a car into a tree on Thursday morning.
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Push for zero per cent rates increase dealt blow

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:09
City councillors will meet tomorrow to sign off on this year’s draft Annual Plan for public consultation. Photo: Geoff Sloan The push for a zero per cent rates increase in Christchurch appears to have taken a devastating blow.
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