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Third body in 48 hours found in Canterbury public area

10 hours 5 min ago
Denton Park. Photo: Supplied A body has been discovered at a Christchurch park this morning - the third found in a public place since Sunday.
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Southland activates Covid-19 healthline

10 hours 16 min ago
Emergency Management Southland (EMS) has activated an 0800 number, email address and website contact form, to ensure every Southlander can access the support they need during the Covid-19 lockdown.
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A 'complete joke': Canterbury community reacts to 70% fee hike

10 hours 34 min ago
The annual licence fee for Upper Selwyn Huts residents will increase to $977 from July. Photo: Supplied A Selwyn community is questioning a nearly 70 per cent increase in their licensing fee from July.
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Woman warned over behaviour at supermarket

10 hours 38 min ago
A woman has been given a warning after she verbally abused and coughed on supermarket staff in Dunedin after being refused entry, police say.
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Spain overtakes China in coronavirus cases

10 hours 50 min ago
Spain has overtaken China in the number of those infected with coronavirus on Monday.
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Priory ransacked, items taken from student flat

10 hours 59 min ago
img_4994.jpg St Dominic's Priory. Photo: Google Maps Police are urging people to prioritise security during the Covid-19 lockdown, following two burglaries in Dunedin.
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The Warehouse re-starting some of its operations

11 hours 4 min ago
The Warehouse is re-starting some of its operations to supply appliances and other items now classified as essential goods.
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Signs virus slowing in UK

11 hours 11 min ago
Patrick Vallance. Photo: Getty Images The coronavirus is showing signs of slowing in the United Kingdom and antibody tests could be ready in days.
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More Covid-19 cases in 20s age group than any other

11 hours 16 min ago
More New Zealanders in their 20s have Covid-19 than any other age group, Ministry of Health figures show, and it's likely because most cases are connected to overseas travel.
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Tiwai Point smelter to close line

11 hours 16 min ago
The aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point in Bluff. Photo: supplied The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is to shut down one of its lines this week in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
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Popular Christchurch winter lights show put on hold

11 hours 24 min ago
Photo: Newsline/CCC A major show set to take place at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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France responds to domestic abuse rise

11 hours 27 min ago
France will pay for hotel rooms and open pop-up counselling centres for victims of domestic violence.
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Solo tramper returned to find world had changed

11 hours 50 min ago
James Johnston completed his Five Passes hike in Kinloch, to find New Zealand in lockdown and masked figures approaching him. PHOTO: SUPPLIED A solo hiker had the shock of a lifetime when he returned from a five-day South Island tramp to find New Zealand in lockdown.
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Italy to extend lockdown

11 hours 56 min ago
Italy is set to extend its nationwide lockdown period.
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Covid-19: Workplace cluster related to one overseas visitor

12 hours 2 min ago
A cluster of Covid-19 cases at a Canterbury workplace has been linked to two staff members who had contact with an infected overseas visitor.
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Queenstown bus cleaner has Covid-19

12 hours 17 min ago
Orbus is operating a free and limited service in Queestown. Photo: ODT (file) A cleaner for Orbus Queenstown has contracted Covid-19, the company has announced.
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Ford to produce 50,000 ventilators

12 hours 20 min ago
Ford Motor Co has said it will produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days.
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Landlords told not to offer rent holidays

12 hours 23 min ago
Photo: File A nationwide property management company that operates in Christchurch is actively discouraging landlords from offering rent holidays to struggling tenants during the Covid-19 shutdown.
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Queenstown bus cleaner has Covid-19

12 hours 35 min ago
Orbus is operating a free and limited service in Queestown. Photo: ODT (file) A cleaner for Orbus Queenstown has contracted Covid-19, the company has announced.
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Lions tour dates remain despite Olympics clash

12 hours 37 min ago
The Lions tour will retain the same dates despite a clash with the rescheduled Olympics. Photo: Getty Images The British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa in July 2021 will not be shifted despite a direct overlap with the new dates for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
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