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All the world is a stage for Ava

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:35
AvaHurst.jpg Rangiora's Hartley School of Performing Arts students, from left, front row, Zoe McKinlay-Clarke, Casey Montgomery, Paige Columbus, Ava Hurst and Kenzie Stanger perform with the school's Senior Glee singers during the recent North Canterbury Wearable... Ava Hurst is living the life she wants despite becoming ''semi-tetraplegic'' after a head-on car crash.
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Former NZ rugby boss turns to politics

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:18
David Moffett launches a political party. Photo: Supplied By Tim Fulton Rural Canterbury blockholder David Moffett has turned from giving advice on farm succession to the future of farming itself, launching a political party to help New Zealand farmers struggling with climate taxes.
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Genetics can be used in tackling nitrogen leaching from farms

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:17
Photo: ODT files The nation’s primary industries want practical solutions to incoming restrictions on nitrate use. Tim Fulton explores one of the possibilities, developed by genetics firm CRV Ambreed.
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Brand new owners for long-running business

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:16
Malcolm Mead, centre, hands over the reins to Tony Brand and his family Emma, left, Simon, Kerin, Chloe and Roger the dog. Photo: Supplied After more than 30 years of holding the Husqvarna dealership for Rangiora, Malcolm Mead is hanging up his chainsaw.
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Fleetwood fans expected to increase road load

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:09
Fleetwood Mac are playing in Dunedin on Saturday night. Photo: Getty Fleetwood Mac fans heading to Dunedin this weekend are being warned to give themselves plenty of time to make their journeys.
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Pride kick off title defence in style

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:07
The Pride celebrate a goal from Whitney Hepburn (13) against Capital on Sunday. Canterbury United Pride kicked off the defence of their National Women's League title in style with a 6-0 thumping of Capital at English Park on Sunday.
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Canterbury Bulls down defending champs in opening round

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:04
Caius Fa'atili impressed as the Canterbury Bulls beat the Akorana Falcons 28-18 at Auckland's Pulman Park on Saturday. The Canterbury Bulls upset defending champions Akarana Falcons 28-18 on the back of three tries to co-captain Tevin Arona in their NZRL national premiership encounter at Auckland's Pulman Park.
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Fleetwood fans expected to increase road load

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:52
Fleetwood Mac are playing in Dunedin on Saturday night. Photo: Getty Fleetwood Mac fans heading to Dunedin this weekend are being warned to give themselves plenty of time to make their journeys.
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Labour sex assault case: Complainant insists she told panel

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:50
Investigating panel chairman Simon Mitchell. Photo: YouTube The woman who has accused a former Labour staffer of sexually assaulting her is rubbishing claims that she didn't tell the chair of Labour's investigating panel about the allegation.
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Warning for cereal offender

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:40
Beginning the day with a healthy breakfast is all well and good, but eating a bowl of cereal while behind the wheel of your car is a definite no-no, police say.
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Hilarious shoe mistake leaves Twitter in tears

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:23
ayleigh_mcghee_insta_via_nzme.jpg Ayleigh McGhee. Photo: Instagram A Scottish woman has left Twitter users in stitches after her embarrassing fashion fail was shared around the world.
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Hilarious shoe mistake leaves Twitter in tears

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:22
ayleigh_mcghee_insta_via_nzme_0.jpg Ayleigh McGhee. Photo: Instagram A Scottish woman has left Twitter users in stitches after her embarrassing fashion fail was shared around the world.
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US opens emergency centre for vaping illnesses

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:08
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed six deaths and is investigating 380 confirmed or probable cases of the vaping-related illness. Photo: Reuters The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has activated its emergency operations centre to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use.
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Tree topples on to train, injuring driver

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:03
damaged_train_supplied_via_nzme.jpg The fallen tree damaged the train for the early morning service. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald A passenger on a Wairarapa train hit by a tree has said the driver was a "miracle worker" and deserves a medal.
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Tree topples on to train, injuring driver

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:02
The fallen tree damaged the train for the early morning service. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald A passenger on a Wairarapa train hit by a tree has said the driver was a "miracle worker" and deserves a medal.
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Christchurch school fire 'well-involved'

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:01
A "well-involved" fire at a Christchurch school has caused damage to classrooms.
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Warner let Broad into his head: Langer

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:00
England's Stuart Broad (left) and Australia's David Warner during the third Ashes match at Headingley in Leeds. Photo: Getty Images Stuart Broad haunted David Warner's mind throughout the Ashes and now the former vice-captain is one of many concerns in Australia's unsettled top six.
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Where's Boris? Brexit shambles not our fault: EU

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:46
Britain's Boris Johnson says a Brexit deal is beginning to emerge, but the EU says he's offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued by protesters and rebuked for trying to shift the blame.
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Maori and Pasifika teenagers at higher risk of discrimination

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:43
Māori and Pasifika teenagers are more likely to suffer ethnicity-related discrimination from their school teachers, an Education Ministry report indicates.
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Aussie surfer murder trial date to be set

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:43
Sean McKinnon was killed last month in Raglan. Photo: Supplied The New Zealand man charged with murdering Australian surfer Sean McKinnon will receive a trial date this week.
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