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Bridges outlines National's economic goals

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:20
simonb.png National Party leader Simon Bridges. Image: NZ Herald National leader Simon Bridges has outlined the  party's economic goals and who will benefit most from the party's proposed tax cuts.
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TV host's plea to help find sister

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:57
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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South Wales residents rescued from floodimg

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:44
Cars were swept away by floodwaters after the River Wye broke its banks, in Hay-on-Wye, Wales. Image social media/ Jonathan Sayce/via Reuters Residents had to be rescued after water poured into their homes in south Wales and the Welsh borders on Sunday as Storm Dennis caused a second day of disruption.
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Quake anniversary service: Where and when it's happening

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:30
Photo: Martin Hunter Preparations are well under way to mark the ninth anniversary of the February 22, 2011, earthquake with a public civic service in Christchurch on Saturday.
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St Kilda death investigated

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:11
Police are investigating following an unexplained death in Dunedin.
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Swim tragedy: Boy paralysed after diving into Christchurch estuary

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:21
monc_bay.jpg Enzo Halliburton was playing with mates on a sand island in the middle of an estuary in Moncks Bay on a Friday in late January when he dived into the water and did not resurface. Photo: NZH A 16-year-old boy is in Christchurch Hospital's intensive care unit after a summer swim with his mates ended in a life-changing spinal injury.
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Seriously injured rugby player on the mend

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:08
Players, team supporters and medical staff tend to injured Islanders player Reita Puatolo at Miller Park on Saturday.PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON A player who was flown to Christchurch after being seriously injured at the Spartans 10s rugby tournament at Miller Park on Saturday is making positive progress.
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Coronavirus: Unis seek travel ban exemption for students

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:58
The director of Universities New Zealand, Chris Whelan, says the loss of first-year Chinese students could hit the higher education sector for years. Photo: SUPPLIED Universities have asked the Government to exempt thousands of Chinese students from its ban on foreign travellers from mainland China.
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Cantabrians, cruise ship passengers among 30,000 people at Thieves Alley

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:51
The diverse Dunedin market, Thieves Alley, drew in everyone from Canterbury businessman to Canadian cruise ship passengers on Saturday.
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'She Is Not Your Rehab' meetings to start in Christchurch

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:37
Photo: Supplied A free group therapy session is being offered for men in Christchurch to help them heal from their past traumas.
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Australia to evacuate 11 Kiwis on ship

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:36
The vessel's passengers continued to be tested for coronavirus, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Australia is stepping in to help 11 New Zealanders still on board the coronavirus-hit cruise ship docked in Japan.
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Minister seeks intervention power if gas supply runs short

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:24
Pylons leading to New Zealand Aluminium Smelters' Tiwai Point smelter, near Bluff. Photo: ODT files The Government is investigating whether it should give the Minister of Energy power to "reallocate electricity or gas in situations of acute electricity or gas shortage."
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Woman found dead was partner of double homicide suspect

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:10
tauranga_1.jpg A man wanted in connection to the double homicide in McLaren Falls this week was shot dead after firing at least 15 times at police. Photo: Alan Gibson The new mother found dead in a Tauranga home on Friday was the partner of the man killed by police who, along with a 25-year-old man arrested in Christchurch last week, was a suspect in the McLaren Falls double homicide.
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Police eagle helicopter trial for Christchurch

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:47
Photo: Supplied: NZ Police Police have announced a five-week trial of an Eagle helicopter in Christchurch.
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Police, abseiling firefighters in dog chase

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:34
Sybil the spoodle is comforted by Dunedin man Gareth Lea after her big day out on Saturday. PHOTOS: STEPHEN JAQUIERY It's being called Miss Sybil’s Big Day Out.
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Coronavirus: Unis seek travel ban exemption for students

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:31
The director of Universities New Zealand, Chris Whelan, says the loss of first-year Chinese students could hit the higher education sector for years. Photo: SUPPLIED Universities have asked the Government to exempt thousands of Chinese students from its ban on foreign travellers from mainland China.
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Plunket’s new brand to honour Maori midwives

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:30
The new Plunket logo. Image: Supplied Plunket is shining a light on an untold part of its history today, as the organisation unveils its new-look branding.
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Elton 'so very sorry' as concert abandoned

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:24
An emotional Sir Elton John was giving the first of three concerts at Mt Smart in Auckland last night. Photo: Getty Images An emotional Sir Elton John has reached out to fans on social media saying he's "disappointed and deeply upset" that he couldn't complete his show - amid fears his two remaining Auckland concerts may be cancelled.
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Police Eagle chopper trial to start in Chch today

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:15
Photo: File supplied/NZ Police The police Eagle helicopter will patrol the skies of Christchurch for five weeks from today in a new trial.
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Elton 'so very sorry' as concert abandoned

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 07:29
An emotional Sir Elton John was giving the first of three concerts at Mt Smart in Auckland last night. Photo: Getty Images An emotional Sir Elton John has reached out to fans on social media saying he's "disappointed and deeply upset" that he couldn't complete his show - amid fears his two remaining Auckland concerts may be cancelled.
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