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Development in search for former Otago man missing in US

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:20
James Kiwi Oroc's glider found in Nevada. Photo: James Johnston Search Team The wing belonging to former Otago paraglider pilot James Kiwi Oroc has been found in Nevada, but there is no sign of Mr Johnston.
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Global coronavirus cases pass 30 million

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:19
Photo: Getty Global coronavirus cases have exceeded 30 million, according to a Reuters tally, and the pandemic is showing no signs of slowing.
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Injured woman rescued in middle of night

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:16
A woman with an injured leg needed to be rescued from rocks at Aramoana overnight.
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Rolled car abandoned on peninsula

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:13
A car was abandoned after rolling and ending up on its roof on the Otago Peninsula early today.
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Flight to nowhere 'probably fastest-selling in Qantas history'

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:08
A Qantas jet in the air over Sydney. File photo: Reuters Qantas Airways Ltd said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia's Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in Asia and the Pacific offering "flights to nowhere" that take off and land at the same airport.
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Flight to nowhere 'probably fastest-selling in Qantas history'

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:07
A Qantas jet in the air over Sydney. File photo: Reuters Qantas Airways Ltd said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia's Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in Asia and the Pacific offering "flights to nowhere" that take off and land at the same airport.
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Watch: National promises 'massive' tax cuts

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:57
National is promising a temporary "massive" tax cuts which it says will put $3000 in the back pocket of middle New Zealanders.
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‘I had to put big girl pants on’: Mum keeps Linwood Keas' fans in line

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:53
Hana Kakoi found it difficult to keep adults in line during the rugby league season. Photo: Chris Barclay As a mother of five Hana Kakoi is accustomed to laying down the law, but she found it more difficult to keep adults in line, or out of the Linwood Keas’ home ground.
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Where has STA Travel customers' money gone?

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:38
The amount owed to creditors of the failed travel group STA has soared to more than $10 million. Photo: Getty Images The amount owed to creditors of the failed travel group STA has soared to more than $10 million, with customers told there's little chance of getting their hard earned cash back.
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'Weight loss' coffee sellers warned of prosecution - MedSafe

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:31
MedSafe is warning consumers to ditch any supplies of Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee powder. Photo: RNZ Six sellers of a coffee powder marketed as a weight loss product have been told to close up shop or face prosecution after the brew was found to contain potentially dangerous levels of phenethylamine. 
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Rest home evacuated after electrical fire

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:20
A Balclutha rest home was evacuated in the early hours of this morning after a small electrical fire.
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Firefighters have busy night monitoring scrub fires in Canterbury

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:18
Firefighters have spent the night monitoring two large scrub fires in Canterbury which are now under control.
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Two test positive for Covid after travelling from NZ - reports

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:11
Two people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Malaysia after returning to the country from New Zealand, local media are reporting.
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New chair lift for Mt Hutt ski field

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:09
The Mt Hutt ski field. Photo: Supplied / James McKenzie Skiers at Mt Hutt will be able to get to the top of the mountain nearly three times faster when a new chair lift is installed next year.
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Teens arrested after spree of car thefts

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:07
Three teenagers have been arrested following a spree of car thefts in Dunedin.
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Two test positive for Covid after travelling from NZ - reports

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:02
Two people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Malaysia after returning to the country from New Zealand, local media are reporting.
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Senior RNZ staff member leaves after sexual harassment claims

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 08:58
Radio NZ House in Wellington. Photo: Google A senior staff member has left Radio New Zealand after allegations of sexual harassment.
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New book covers past 50 years at Christchurch United

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 08:51
gettyimages-622998444.jpg Photo: File / Getty Images A book documenting the golden era of Christchurch United will be released to coincide with the football club’s 50th anniversary festivities next month.
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Global coronavirus cases pass 30 million

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 08:48
Photo: Getty Global coronavirus cases have exceeded 30 million, according to a Reuters tally, and the pandemic is showing no signs of slowing.
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Black Ferns to open World Cup at Eden Park

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 08:39
Fiao'o Faamausili holds the World Cup after the Black Ferns' last World Cup win. Photo: Getty Images The Black Ferns are set to open their World Cup defence at Eden Park.
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