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Otago swimmers shine at national champs

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 04:30
Erika Fairweather at the national championships on Saturday. PHOTO: BW MEDIA Erika Fairweather rounded out her week with yet another national title.
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Black Sticks women take series 1-0

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 04:30
The Black Sticks women coughed up a 1-0 lead over Japan at the National Hockey Centre in Auckland on Saturday night, but redeemed themselves yesterday with a 2-1 win to take the two-test series 1-0.
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Mystics have still got it, result shows

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 04:30
Northern Mystics' shooter Grace Nweke (left) is pressured by Waikato-Bay of Plenty magic defender Erena Mikaere during an ANZ Premiership match in Hamilton on Saturday. PHOTO: MICHAEL BRADLEY PHOTOGRAPHY The defending champion Northern Mystics fired a warning shot to the rest of the ANZ Premiership after rallying to post a 12-goal win over the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in the opening round on Saturday.
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Letters to the Editor: Taieri, WW2 and Atlas Seymour

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 20:53
The Dunedin City Council has voted to defer decisions about retaining train services through the Taieri Gorge, which would include developing railway lines between Dunedin and Middlemarch, until its 2025-34 nine-year long-term plan. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Today's Letters to the Editor from readers cover topics including rethinking Taieri Gorge, the holocaust of the Palestinian people, and the mindless policies of National and Act.
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Bondi mass murderer known to police but never arrested

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 20:17
Joel Cauchi was itinerant and only had sporadic contact with his family. Photo: supplied/Facebook The knife-wielding man behind a murderous Sydney shopping centre rampage was estranged from his family and lived an itinerant lifestyle.
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'Never been arrested': Bondi mass murderer's past

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 20:11
Joel Cauchi was itinerant and only had sporadic contact with his family. Photo: supplied/Facebook The knife-wielding man behind a murderous Sydney shopping centre rampage was estranged from his family and lived an itinerant lifestyle.
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Eleven injured in Auckland apartment block fire

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 16:54
Photo: ODT files Eleven people have been injured after a fire at an apartment block in the Hillcrest suburb of Auckland.
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Eleven hurt in Auckland apartment block fire

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 16:53
Photo: ODT files Eleven people have been injured after a fire at an apartment block in the Hillcrest suburb of Auckland.
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Police investigating if Sydney killer targeted women

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 15:25
New South Wales police are looking into whether the man who killed six people at a busy Sydney mall was targeting women.
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Police investigating if Sydney killer targeted women

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 15:15
New South Wales police are looking into whether the man who killed six people at a busy Sydney mall was targeting women.
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Economists support finishing cathedral rebuild

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 14:36
The cost of fully restoring the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral has risen to $240 million. Photo: RNZ Economists have come down on the side of pouring more money into fixing Christ Church Cathedral - and suggest the government should help close the massive funding gap.
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Economists support finishing $240m cathedral rebuild

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 14:35
The cost of fully restoring the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral has risen to $240 million. Photo: RNZ Economists have come down on the side of pouring more money into fixing Christ Church Cathedral - and suggest the government should help close the massive funding gap.
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Flood-hit Canterbury rail bridge assessed

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 14:03
KiwiRail hopes to get a better idea of the extent of the storm damage to the rail bridge over the Rangitata River in Canterbury today, as water levels start to drop.
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A ‘tremendous respect for Queenstown’

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 14:00
Aspen mayor Torre’s impressed with how Queenstown’s managing tourism. PHOTO TRACEY ROXBURGH When it comes to Sister City relationships, the one between Queenstown and Aspen, in Colorado, United States, is special.  Aspen mayor, Torre, tells Tracey Roxburgh despite being separated by more than 21,500 kilometres the two destinations, which reaffirmed their commitment yesterday, have a lot to learn from each other. 
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Proposed development could set ‘dangerous precedent’

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 14:00
A group of Queenstown residents are shocked commissioners also approved a large housing development on rural land — without public consultation — when giving council’s Ladies Mile masterplan the big tick last month.
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Flood-hit Canterbury rail bridge assessed

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 13:57
KiwiRail hopes to get a better idea of the extent of the storm damage to the rail bridge over the Rangitata River in Canterbury today, as water levels start to drop.
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Sydney stabbings: Police name attacker

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 12:22
Warning: some may find content distressing Detectives are investigating the life and background of a 40-year-old man who killed six people during a stabbing attack at a busy Sydney shopping centre before being fatally shot by police. 
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Iran launches drone attack at Israel

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 11:02
Iranians celebrate on a street in Tehran, after the drone attack on Israel. Photo: Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via Reuters Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps says it has launched dozens of drones and missiles at Israel - a late-night attack on Saturday that may trigger a major escalation between the regional arch-enemies, with the United States pledging to back Israel.
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Iran launches drone attack on Israel

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 11:01
An anti-missile system operates after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, as seen from Ashkelon in Israel. Photo: Reuters Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps says it has launched dozens of drones and missiles at Israel - a late-night attack on Saturday that may trigger a major escalation between the regional arch-enemies, with the United States pledging to back Israel.
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'Lengthy' police probe into mass stabbing in Sydney

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 10:52
Warning: some may find content distressing A mass stabbing at a shopping centre in Sydney where an attacker was shot dead by a senior police officer has shocked Australia as investigations into the incident continue.
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