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Controls needed to protect animals from underwater noise

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 14:07
A Hector's dolphin. Photo: DOC The Cawthron Institute says a lack of rules controlling underwater noise is putting at risk some of our most endangered mammals.
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No new community cases in NZ today, one in MIQ

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 14:04
There are no new cases of covid-19 in the community today but one case has been detected in managed isolation.
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South Carolina bans vaccine passports, mask mandates

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 14:02
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. Photo: Getty In a decision with wide-ranging political and public health implications for jurisdictions across South Carolina, Governor Henry McMaster has issued an executive order preventing school districts and local governments from requiring students or residents to wear facial coverings.
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Firefighters who took Bryant crash scene photos set to lose jobs

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 13:40
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were killed in the helicopter crash. Photo: supplied Two Los Angeles County firefighters accused of taking pictures of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash scene have been notified that they would be fired and a third was given a suspension notice, according to a filing in a lawsuit brought by his widow.
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$54m for NSW farmers to fight mouse plague

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 13:38
New South Wales farmers could have access to the strongest poison in the world as part of a $A50 million ($NZ54 million) relief package to deal with a mouse plague that's been destroying crops and wreaking havoc since last year.
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Global concern grows as rural India ravaged

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 13:36
Healthcare workers transfer a body from a hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday. India accounts for half of Covid-19 cases and 30% of deaths worldwide, the World Health Organisation says. Photo: Reuters India's coronavirus death toll has crossed 250,000 in the deadliest 24 hours since the Covid pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, leaving families to weep over the dead in rural hospitals or camp in wards to tend the sick.
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No new community cases in NZ today, one in MIQ

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 13:21
There are no new cases of covid-19 in the community today but one case has been detected in managed isolation.
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Global concern grows as rural India ravaged

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 13:19
Healthcare workers transfer a body from a hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday. India accounts for half of Covid-19 cases and 30% of deaths worldwide, the World Health Organisation says. Photo: Reuters India's coronavirus death toll has crossed 250,000 in the deadliest 24 hours since the Covid pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, leaving families to weep over the dead in rural hospitals or camp in wards to tend the sick.
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Watch: PM to lead delegation to Australia

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:57
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will lead a business delegation to Australia in July in a bid to "further strengthen business ties with our transtasman partners".
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$54m for NSW farmers to fight mouse plague

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:49
New South Wales farmers could have access to the strongest poison in the world as part of a $A50 million ($NZ54 million) relief package to deal with a mouse plague that's been destroying crops and wreaking havoc since last year.
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Request for neutral-coloured wheelie bins

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:48
Rubbish and recycling around Dunedin. PHOTO: Gregor Richardson A Dunedin resident has asked for kerbside wheelie bins to be in neutral colours.
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Siblings' new hustle: ‘Hospo is in our blood’

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:44
Siblings Leah and Mati Gourlay at their new cafe, Hustl, at Queenstown Central. Photo: Mountain Scene The family behind Queenstown’s newest cafe, Hustl, has deep roots in the resort’s hospo scene.
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Repurposing former ‘house of God’ in rural Q’town

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:36
A former Southland church will soon be home to a Queenstown town planning business. Photo: Mountain Scene A 110-year-old former church has become part of the Malaghans Road landscape, between Queenstown and Arrowtown.
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Firefighters who took Bryant crash scene photos set to lose jobs

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:23
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were killed in the helicopter crash. Photo: supplied Two Los Angeles County firefighters accused of taking pictures of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash scene have been notified that they would be fired and a third was given a suspension notice, according to a filing in a lawsuit brought by his widow.
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Gloriavale: Police remain on site at under-fire Christian community

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:17
Police and Oranga Tamariki staff remain at Gloriavale investigating alleged child abuse at the West Coast Christian Community.
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Gloriavale: Police remain on site at under-fire Christian community

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:16
The Gloriavale Christian Community. Photo: George Heard Police and Oranga Tamariki staff remain at Gloriavale investigating alleged child abuse at the West Coast Christian Community.
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Caught on camera: Rolleston dairy burglars sought by police

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:05
If you recognise these offenders, phone police on 347 9248 and quote file number 210507/7586. Image: Supplied Police are looking for the burglars who smashed their way through the front doors of On The Spot Dairy on Chaucer St in Rolleston last week.
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Young musicians display virtuosity

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:00
Fabulous night . . . Performers, judges and organisers of the Dunedin Concerto Competition gather for the prize-giving at the conclusion of a special night of youth-driven music. Pictured are (from left) conductor Peter Adams, judge Donald Maurice, cellist Boudewijn Keenan, pianist Abhinath Berry, winning violinist Rose Stevenson, sponsor Bruce Hodgson, judge Diedre Irons, judge Bridget Douglas, and competition chairman John Drummond. PHOTO: DSO/PIETER DU PLESSIS Cheers, foot-stamping and thunderous applause greeted the performances of three superb young Dunedin musicians, who gave their all in the Dunedin Concerto Competition Finalists Concert on Friday night.
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Canterbury housing market still breaking records

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:45
A scramble for houses has driven the number of residential properties sold to the highest level in any April month over the past five years.
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Person taken to hospital after Mornington crash

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:27
mornington_crash.jpg Emergency services at the scene in Mornington. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON One person has been taken to Dunedin Hospital after a crash in the suburb of Mornington.
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