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Motorcycle abandoned during Invercargill police pursuit

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 16:28
A motorcycle was left in the middle of the street after a brief chase in Invercargill today. Photo: Abbey Palmer Police are searching for a man who evaded police in Invercargill this afternoon.
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End of iconic car brand in NZ

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 16:05
The Holden brand will disappear at the end of the year after its owner General Motors announced it will no longer make cars suitable for New Zealand roads.
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March 15 attack live stream: Why Facebook continues to fail

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 15:57
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after last year's deadly attacks. Photo: Getty Images When mosque worshippers in Christchurch were killed last March, New Zealand was shocked to find footage of the event was live streamed on the world's biggest social media website.
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End of iconic car brand in NZ

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 15:53
The Holden brand will disappear at the end of the year after its owner General Motors announced it will no longer make cars suitable for New Zealand roads.
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Mexico says it can learn from small South Island town

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 15:43
A high-powered Mexican delegation has given Oamaru the tick of approval as an innovative business area with strong economic development opportunities.
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Temporary accommodation available for flood-hit Southlanders

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 15:43
An aerial view of the flooded Mataura River and Gore. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery Southland residents who had their properties damaged by recent flooding in the region, are now able to access help to find temporary accommodation.
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Bridges outlines National's economic goals

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 15:36
The National Party will campaign on a tax cut package, but the leader Simon Bridges is not yet revealing any of the details.
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Rugby clubrooms to hit the road

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 15:20
The Rolleston Rugby Football Club's clubrooms will be moved to Foster Park on Monday night. Photo: Selwyn District Council A Canterbury rugby club's base has been put on the back of a truck and will be moved to its new home on Monday night.
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Anti-theft smoke cloak used during robbery

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:53
A Dunedin dairy owner used an anti-theft smoke system during a robbery attempt this afternoon.
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Plunket re-brands to honour Maori midwives

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:48
The new Plunket logo. Image: Supplied Plunket shined a light on an untold part of its history when the organisation unveiled its new-look branding on Monday.
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TV host's plea to help find missing sister

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:43
Karina Bradnam was last seen in Tītahi Bay on Thursday. Photo: NZ Police A sports television host has shared her heartbreak and fears for her sister, who has been missing since last week.
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Canterbury weekend sport review

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:37
Canterbury United Pride came close to defending their Women’s Futsal SuperLeague title in Wellington. Photo: Supplied The results from another big weekend of sporting action in Canterbury.
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Aussie fireman who told PM to 'get f***ed' keeps job

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:03
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: Getty Images A volunteer NSW firefighter wasn't sacked after launching a verbal tirade at the prime minister during the height of this summer's bushfire emergency.
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'Love Island' to return after death of former presenter

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:37
Caroline Flack attends The Beauty Awards 2019. Photo: Getty Images British broadcaster ITV said its popular reality show Love Island would return on Monday after it was taken off air following the death of former presenter Caroline Flack.
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Water use restrictions for Christchurch city

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:28
Photo: Getty Images Water restrictions have been introduced in Christchurch today to ensure there is enough in reserve to supply the city and fight any potential fires.
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Robbery at St Kilda dairy: police

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:23
Emergency services were called to the dairy in Priince Albert Rd early this afternoon. Photo: Craig Baxter Emergency services have been called to a robbery at the  10 O'Clock Dairy in the suburb of St Kilda, police say.
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Santner out of test squad to play India

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:07
Mitchell Santner. Photo: Getty Images The Black Caps have axed Mitchell Santner from their test squad to play India.
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Fire crews battle Harewood house fire

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:52
A house fire in Harewood. Photo: Geoff Sloan Fire crews are battling a blaze inside a house in Christchurch.
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Santner out of test squad to play India

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:32
Mitchell Santner. Photo: Getty Images The Black Caps have axed Mitchell Santner from their test squad to play India.
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Volunteers to wage war on rubbish at Christchurch beaches

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:30
Photo: Sustainable Coastlines Hundreds of people will be scouring three Christchurch beaches for waste and rubbish later this month in the Big Clean Up.
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