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'People were being snaky': Hesson opens up on captaincy drama

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:43
Former Black Caps coach Mike Hesson. Photo: ODT files Former Black Caps coach Mike Hesson has recalled the captaincy controversy involving Ross Taylor in 2012 as the "toughest time in his career".
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McDonald's Dunedin Football Chat

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:40
Welcome to episode 4 of the McDonald's Dunedin Football Chat. This week, Morgan Jarvis chats to WPL's Megan O’Malley and SPL's Mike Sannum.
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Dark web drug smuggler narrowly avoids jail

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:27
Timothy Fearn was sentenced at the Christchurch District Court for his role in a dark web drug smuggling operation. Photo: NZH The leader of a dark web underground drug smuggling ring has narrowly avoided a stint behind bars.
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Most support Wanaka-Chch air service - survey

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:05
Photo: ODT files A new air service between Wanaka and Christchurch got the thumbs up from 90 per cent of 3600 people surveyed over a week in June.
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600,000 animals used for NZ science in two years

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:01
Photo: Getty Images More than 600,000 animals - from spider monkeys and chimpanzees to reptiles and pigeons - were used for science in the space of two years, new reports show.
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Most support Wanaka-Chch air service: survey

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:01
Photo: ODT files A new air service between Wanaka and Christchurch got the thumbs up from 90% of 3600 people surveyed over a week in June.
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Retracing Covid-infected man's missing 70 minutes

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:43
As a section of external fencing was being replaced outside the smoking area of Auckland's towering Stamford Plaza a 32-year-old man, newly returned from India and on day four of quarantine, took his chance and escaped managed isolation.
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Covid 19: Retracing infected man's missing 70 minutes

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:43
After the man's positive test this morning the Countdown supermarket was closed for a further "deep clean". Photo: NZME As a section of external fencing was being replaced outside the smoking area of Auckland's towering Stamford Plaza a 32-year-old man, newly returned from India and on day four of quarantine, took his chance and escaped managed isolation.
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Walker's resignation 'the only option' - Muller

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:35
National Party Leader Todd Muller says Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker's decision to resign was "the only option" after he leaked personal details of Covid-19 patients.
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Restored town hall to reopen for public visits soon

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:32
The town hall's restored auditorium. Photo: Supplied The public will finally get a chance to check out the fully restored Christchurch Town Hall when it opens its doors to daily visitors next month.
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National promises to build $1.5b Chch to Ashburton expressway

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:58
Photo: NZTA The National Party says it will build the Christchurch to Ashburton expressway if elected in September.
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National promises $1.5b Canterbury expressway

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:53
Photo: NZTA The National Party says it will build a Christchurch to Ashburton expressway if elected in September.
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Olympic hopeful transitions from gymnastics to hammer

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:39
Lauren Bruce competing in Australia. Photo: Getty Images There may not appear to be many similarities between gymnastics and the hammer throw, but for South Canterbury's Lauren Bruce she believes there are a few and that helped her make successful transition that has her close to Olympic selection.
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Dry July mission: Heartbreak over husband's death

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:26
Jenny Underwood. Photo: Geoff Sloan Jenny Underwood’s husband Ross Hanson lost a two-and-a-half-year battle with prostate cancer in May this year.
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Sinnamon savouring a rare victory at Addington

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:25
Robbie Holmes drives Allandale to win for trainer Lionel Sinnamon at Addington on Sunday. PHOTO: RACE IMAGES Age is not slowing Lionel Sinnamon down.
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Walker sought to stop Muller from outing him, citing privacy concerns

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:14
National leader Todd Muller. Photo: NZ Herald Disgraced National MP Hamish Walker tried to stop his boss Todd Muller from publicly outing him as the leaker citing privacy concerns.
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Warning for all Aussies as Melbourne locks down

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:06
A police officer speaks with a motorist in Melbourne as the city prepares to go back into Covid-19 lockdown. Photo: Getty Australians have been warned Melbourne's coronavirus outbreak could be replicated across the country as the city goes back into lockdown.
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Walker sought to stop Muller from outing him, citing privacy concerns

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:03
National leader Todd Muller. Photo: NZ Herald Disgraced National MP Hamish Walker tried to stop his boss Todd Muller from publicly outing him as the leaker citing privacy concerns.
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Move over Tom Hanks: Kiwi man's real life The Terminal experience

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:02
Kiwi man Kepa Harris, 29, faces a month eating pizza or subway in Sao Paulo's transit lounge after being denied entry to his connecting flight back to New Zealand. Photo: Supplied via NZH Kepa Harris faces being stuck in a South American airport's transit lounge for the next month after he was stopped from boarding his flight home because of the Government's latest announcement.
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Highlander Josh Dickson out for rest of season with broken leg

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:55
Josh Dickson of the Highlanders was taken off injured during the match against the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday. Photo: Getty Images Highlanders lock Josh Dickson has broken a bone in his lower leg and will miss the remainder of Super Rugby Aotearoa.
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