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Widow of Kiwi MH370 victim finds love, remarries

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 13:36
Danica Weeks with her sons Lincoln and Jackson. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald The wife of a Christchurch man killed in the Malaysian Airlines flight 370 disaster has remarried in Australia, with her young sons acting as musician and ring-bearer in the romantic ceremony.
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First Europe coronavirus death confirmed

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 11:16
A woman wears a mask in the Trocadero in front the Eiffel Tower in Paris. France has confirmed its first death caused by the coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died of the fast-spreading coronavirus in France, becoming the first fatality in Europe, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn says.
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First Europe coronavirus death confirmed

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 11:16
A woman wears a mask in the Trocadero in front the Eiffel Tower in Paris. France has confirmed its first death caused by the coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died of the fast-spreading coronavirus in France, becoming the first fatality in Europe, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn says.
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Lawyers called in as $52m bushfire fund stalls

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 11:06
Celeste Barber. Photo: Getty Lawyers for Celeste Barber and the New South Wales Rural Fire Service are expected to meet in a bid to unlock $A52 million ($NZ54.3m) raised by the comedian's bushfire appeal.
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Queenstown's Alice Robinson wins World Cup Giant Slalom

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:37
gettyimages-1200866023.jpg Alice Robinson celebrates her Women's Giant Slalom victory on the podium in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Photo: Getty Images Alice Robinson has done it again.
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NZ's mountains 'fed tramper's spirit'

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:36
eight_col_stephanie_simpson.jpg Friends Stephanie Simpson and Rebekah Hanson. Photo: RNZ/Supplied/Rebekah Hanson A friend of a British woman who died tramping in Mount Aspiring National Park has thanked those who joined the search and spoken about her "courageous" friend's love of New Zealand's mountains and her plans to explore the country.
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Scholarship in name of teen killed at Dunedin flat party

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:21
Sophia Crestani The family of the teenager who died after being crushed at a student party in Dunedin are opening a scholarship in her name.
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NZ's mountains 'fed tramper's spirit'

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:04
Friends Stephanie Simpson and Rebekah Hanson. Photo: RNZ/Supplied/Rebekah Hanson A friend of a British woman who died tramping in Mount Aspiring National Park has thanked those who joined the search and spoken about her "courageous" friend's love of New Zealand's mountains and her plans to explore the country.
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Phoenix pile more road misery on Melbourne

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 09:50
Brandon Wilson in action for the Phoenix against Melbourne City. Photo: Getty Images Wellington's English strikers have combined to sweet effect in a 1-0 win over Melbourne City which continues the visitors' A-League hoodoo in New Zealand.
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Queenstown's Alice Robinson wins World Cup Giant Slalom

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 09:25
Alice Robinson celebrates her Women's Giant Slalom victory on the podium in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Photo: Getty Images Alice Robinson has done it again.
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Chiefs ease to big win over Sunwolves

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 09:09
Damian Mckenzie goes on a run for the Chiefs against the Sunwolves. Photo: Getty Images Heading into the match against the Sunwolves in Tokyo without a host of their top-tier talent, it was fair to wonder how the Chiefs would fare with several wider squad players getting their shot.
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Hurricanes bag win over Sharks

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 08:57
Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara gets a pass away during the match against the Sharks. Photo: Getty Images If there were any lingering concerns over the Hurricanes' attacking abilities following the departure of Beauden Barrett, his brother will undoubtedly have helped to quell them.
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Temuka ticket wins $1 million

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 08:38
A player who bought their ticket at in Temuka, north of Timaru, has won a first division prize of $1 million in last night's live draw.
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Temuka ticket wins $1 million

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 08:37
A player who bought their ticket at in Temuka, north of Timaru, has won a first division prize of $1 million in last night's live draw.
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One dead after van rolls in Southland

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 07:58
One person is dead after a van rolled near Winton in Southland early this morning.
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Concerns for Scottish culture

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:30
Anna Walls watches her son Wren Monks play the bagpipes in Dunedin on Monday. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE Dunedin’s Scottish culture is under threat because families cannot afford their children to learn piping and drumming in the city, a mother says.
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Shortcut Rd residents seek end to through traffic

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:30
Shortcut Rd resident Chris Linsell has started a petition to stop the road being used as a through road, in an effort to improve user safety. PHOTO: JESSICA WILSON Using Shortcut Rd may save motorists some time, but residents want it split into two due to ‘‘grave concerns’’ about pedestrian safety.
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City walkabout to highlight access issues

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:30
Dunedin disability advocates John Marrable (left) and Simon Fogarty, are keen to highlight everyday issues faced by people with disabilities as they move around the city. PHOTO: BRENDA HARWOOD Dunedin disability advocates will give Dunedin city and Otago regional councillors, staff and contractors a taste of the daily challenges they face during an ‘‘accessible walkabout’’ next week.
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Board considers access to Long Beach Domain

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:30
Long Beach Domain. Photo: DCC Access for vehicles to Long Beach Domain was a hot topic for residents and board members at last week’s West Harbour Community Board meeting.
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Community board wants speed humps to stay

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:30
The temporary speed humps at Te Ngaru, near Aramoana, are a topic of community debate in the area. PHOTO: SUPPLIED The West Harbour Community Board is opposed to the recommended removal of temporary speed humps at Te Ngaru, near Aramoana.
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