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Karangarua search for hunter called off

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 14:02
The Upper Karangarua Valley for a Swedish hunter was called off. Photo: file The search in the upper Karangarua Valley for missing hunter Hans Christian Tommarch was abandoned this morning due to bad weather.
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Patient testifies against doctor

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:52
Dr David Lim is accused of indecently assaulting patients. Photo Duncan Brown/NZ Herald The trial of a doctor accused of stupefying and sexually assaulting his patients has heard a young male felt Lim's hand go down his pants while he was being treated for a dislocated finger.
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Man accused of hotel dog attack denied bail

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:39
A dog was allegedly ordered to attack a bar manager by it's owner. Photo: file The man who allegedly set his dog to attack the bar manager and patrons at the Railway Hotel in Greymouth last week was refused bail when he appeared in the Greymouth District Court today.
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Man shot by police refused bail again

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:24
A man shot by police officers after he allegedly pointed an imitation gun at them has today been denied bail for a third time.
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Alcohol-detection anklets introduced

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:06
louiseupston.jpg Corrections Minister Louise Upston backs the testing of alcohol-detection anklets. Photo: NZ Herald/Mark Mitchell Some offenders will be fitted with anklets that can detect alcohol consumption in sweat - with technicians in the United States analysing results.
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Axe-wielding girls rob liquor store

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:00
Two teenage girls made off on foot after robbing this store. Photo: NZ Herald Two teenage girls armed with tomahawks have robbed a Kerikeri liquor store, making off with cash and a backpack full of spirits.
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Hundreds farewell young rugby player

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:18
More than 500 people have turned out for the funeral of a Wellington teenager who died after a club rugby game earlier this month.
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One badly hurt in motorway crash

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:01
crash.jpg Photo: Shawn McAvinue At least one person is believed to have been badly hurt in a crash on the motorway near Mosgiel this morning.
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Grandmother found guilty of baby's manslaughter

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:27
Donna Parangi. Photo: NZ Herald A Bay of Plenty grandmother has been found guilty of the manslaughter of her eight-month-old grandson, who died in a hot car while she smoked drugs.
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Israeli tourist winched to safety

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:17
Police say an Israeli tourist rescued from a mountain near Raglan is lucky she didn't get hypothermia.
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Jury takes shape for Cosby trial

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:43
The Pennsylvania jury that will decide comedian Bill Cosby's fate at his sexual assault trial next month has its first five members.
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Deaths confirmed at Ariana Grande concert

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:30
British police have confirmed a "number of fatalities" following reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing.
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Trump turns focus on Iran

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:21
Donald Trump leaves a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump says shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias".
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Flynn ducks Senate's Russia probe

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:13
2017-05-08t193229z_1936328293_rc1bb3489bc0_rtrmadp_3_usa-trump-russia-flynn.jpg Michael Flynn has invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination. Photo: Reuters Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn has declined to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
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Kiwis face new tax on house sale profits

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:29
Photo: Getty Images New Zealand expatriates who sell their family home in Australia could face a large tax on any capital gains.
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Dixon robbed at gunpoint

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:22
A teammate of Scott Dixon says the Kiwi Indycar driver didn't panic when he and his wife Emma were robbed at gunpoint in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane in Indianapolis overnight.
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Bennett joins call to tip for good service

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:06
Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett says New Zealanders need to say thank you with their wallets.
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Lorde has date with Jools

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:58
Photo: ODT files New Zealand singer Lorde is set to appear on the popular late night British music show Later . . .with Jools Holland.
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No 'waves of cash'

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:50
Throwing "waves of cash'' at New Zealand's social issues will not help solve the problems, Prime Minister Bill English says.
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Fraudster led inquiry just before her arrest

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:42
A convicted fraudster apparently headed an inquiry into workplace harassment just months before she was arrested.
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