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Ronettes singer Ronnie Spector dead at 78

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 11:14
Ronnie Spector circa 1970. Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Ronnie Spector, singer of the 1960s hits "Be My Baby" and "Baby, I Love You", has died at the age of 78, her family said in a statement.
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Automotive Solutions Maori Hill

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 11:11
Automotive Solutions Maori Hill 567 Highgate Maori Hill Dunedin Phone: 03 464 0694
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Investigation into holiday park after slew of complaints

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 11:05
The Central Otago District Council is investigating complaints about the way the Clyde Holiday Park is being managed. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY A storm has erupted at an Otago holiday park, with former holidaymakers vowing to take themselves and their money elsewhere in protest at the way it is run.
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Former Highlanders lock deals to burglar who picked wrong house

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:52
lio0302.jpg Lio Falaniko, seen here in a Hurricanes strip, made 24 appearances for the Highlanders. Photo: ODT files A burglar picked the wrong home to break into after he entered the residence of a former boxer and international rugby star.
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More Covid locations of interest in Christchurch

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:37
Several new Covid-19 locations of interest in Christchurch have been added to the Ministry of Health's website this morning and last night.
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First-home buyer borrowing up from last year

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:36
The strength of lending is currently being driven by owner-occupiers - first-home buyers and other types. Investors generally are on a steady downwards trend. Photo: Getty Images Landlords’ appetite for investment property did not change much towards the end of last year, still accounting for about 17% of all borrowing.
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Former Highlander deals to burglar who picked the wrong house

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:32
Lio Falaniko, seen here in a Hurricanes strip, made 24 appearances for the Highlanders. Photo: ODT files A burglar picked the wrong home to break into after he entered the residence of a former boxer and international rugby star.
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Covid puts the squeeze on lemons

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 09:59
Supermarkets are restricting the amount of lemons per person and stopping online sales. Photo: Getty Images Supermarkets across New Zealand are facing lemon shortages with the citrus fruit not being in season locally, and the Covid-19 pandemic blamed for delays in imports.
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Covid puts kibosh on big-bash Gibbston concert

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 09:50
The long-running Gibbston Valley Winery rock concert's been canned this summer. Thousands of music fans will not be rocking to the sounds of famous international acts in Queenstown this summer.
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Covid puts kibosh on big-bash Gibbston concert

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 09:49
The long-running Gibbston Valley Winery rock concert's been canned this summer. Thousands of music fans will not be rocking to the sounds of famous international acts in Queenstown this summer.
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More trouble for Kaiapoi doctor

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 09:36
Jonie Girouard is now unable to practise as a doctor. Photo: Newshub via RNZ A Kaiapoi doctor no longer registered to practise is now being questioned over her use of an unapproved sugar substitute in her chocolate business.
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Fears for impact of new rules

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 09:33
MoaMoney Mortgage and Investment director Asher Ingram believes new lending rules make borrowing harder for first-home buyers. PHOTO: GERARD O'BRIEN Having takeaways at least twice a week or a quick bet could now, quite literally, stop you getting a home loan, a South Island mortgage broker warns.
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Christchurch house prices up 40% in 2021 - but market expected to cool off this year

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:49
eight_col_220112_housing-chch_10.jpg Christchurch saw the strongest growth in average prices. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon The national average house price rose nearly 30 per cent last year. Figures from QV show the average house price went up 28.2 per cent in 2021, with the new national average hitting $1,053,315.
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Destiny vows more services in Christchurch square

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:29
Brian Tamaki. Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi Destiny Church has pledged to continue holding a Sunday service in a Christchurch square, despite moves to prevent the controversial religious organisation and an anti-Government off-shoot congregating in the green space.
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'Heartfelt apologies': Johnson admits being at lockdown party

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:23
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologised for attending a "bring your own booze" gathering at his official residence during Britain's first coronavirus lockdown, as a senior figure in his party and opponents said he should resign.
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'Heartfelt apologies': Johnson admits being at lockdown party

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:21
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologised for attending a "bring your own booze" gathering at his official residence during Britain's first coronavirus lockdown, as a senior figure in his party and opponents said he should resign.
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Destiny Church vows to hold more services in Christchurch's Cranmer Square

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:19
Brian Tamaki. Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi Destiny Church has pledged to continue holding a Sunday service in Cranmer Square, in spite of moves to prevent the controversial religious organisation and an anti-Government off-shoot congregating in the green space.
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Prince Andrew must face sex abuse accuser's lawsuit

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:09
Britain's Prince Andrew has failed to persuade a US judge to dismiss Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit accusing the Duke of York of sexually abusing her when she was a teenager.
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