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Airline doing away with overhead luggage compartment

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:23
The days of waiting for someone to grapple with their luggage in the overhead luggage compartment may be a thing of the past. Photo: Getty Images Overseas travel is going to look a little different following the Covid-19 outbreak across the world.
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Port Hills double-tragedy: Teen driver back in court

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:16
Sisters Tayla (left) and Sunmara Alexander. Photo: Supplied The lawyer of a teenager accused of killing two sisters who were passengers in a car when it crashed on the Port Hills has enlisted an expert to review the case.
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Highlanders make changes for Crusaders clash

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:13
Liam Coltman returns to the Highlanders' starting line-up this weekend. Photo: ODT files The Highlanders will have a different front row and changes out wide for their clash against the Crusaders on Saturday.
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Keys left in police car led to Gore manhunt - IPCA

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:08
Hori Gemmell was jailed for three years in August last year. ODT files A police chase and subsequent manhunt in Gore could have been prevented if an officer had not left keys in the ignition of a patrol vehicle, an independent report says.
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David Clark resigns as Minister of Health

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:06
David Clark has resigned as Health Minister.
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David Clark resigns as Minister of Health

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:02
David Clark has resigned as Health Minister.
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Benee performs Supalonely on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:00
Benee at St Jerome's Laneway Festival in Brisbane on February 1. Photo: Getty Images Kiwi popstar Benee has made her debut on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.
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Keys left in police car led to Gore manhunt: IPCA

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:56
Hori Gemmell was jailed for three years in August last year. ODT files A police chase and subsequent manhunt in Gore could have been prevented if an officer had not left keys in the ignition of a patrol vehicle, an independent report says.
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Nats reshuffle: Bridges promoted to shadow Cabinet

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:45
Todd Muller (left) and Simon Bridges. Photo: ODT files National leader Todd Muller has moved his predecessor into his shadow Cabinet, with Simon Bridges taking over the foreign affairs portfolio.
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Late night church racket angers neighbours

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:42
Rona Clayton and her neighbours are fed up with noise coming from Light of all Nations church. Photo: Geoff Sloan ​ Chanting, singing, drumming and loud preaching through a microphone into the early hours of the morning.
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Nats reshuffle: Bridges promoted to shadow Cabinet

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:41
Todd Muller (left) and Simon Bridges. Photo: ODT files National leader Todd Muller has moved his predecessor into his shadow Cabinet, with Simon Bridges taking over the foreign affairs portfolio.
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The Beths to play Dunedin, Invercargill shows

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:34
The Beths have announced a nationwide tour in support of their new record Jump Rope Gazers. Photo: Mason Fairey Indie band The Beths have announced a nationwide tour today and will perform in both Dunedin and Invercargill in September.
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E-scooters need permits for Dunedin under byalw

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:23
Lime Scooters have been used in Dunedin since January 2019. Photo: ODT files E-scooter businesses will need to get permits for Dunedin streets if a new bylaw gets the green light.
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Two dead after overnight crashes

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:21
Two people are dead after road accidents near Seddon and Otway. Photo: Michael Cunningham / NZ Herald Two people have died in separate crashes in the Marlborough and Waikato areas overnight.
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Huge waves hit Canterbury coast

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:03
A mammoth 11m wave has been recorded off the Canterbury coast this morning while wild winds have brought down powerlines and trees around the lower North Island.
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Fulton leaves Black Caps for Canterbury

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:53
Peter Fulton. Photo: Getty Images Peter Fulton is stepping down as Black Caps batting coach after a year in charge.
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Kiwi's fight for a Covid-19 test very tricky in Atlanta

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:51
In late April, the state opened up several sites in Atlanta where any adult with an ID could get a free test without an appointment. Photo: Getty Images Former Allied Press reporter Rosie Manins met her husband while travelling in Atlanta four years ago and has lived there as a permanent resident since March 2019. She is a reporter for Law360. As the United States’ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci warns the country could soon witness 100,000 new cases of Covid-19 a day, she reports her experience of trying to get a Covid-19 test as yesterday the state of Georgia recorded 1800 new cases.
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Kiwi's fight for a Covid-19 test very tricky in Atlanta

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:47
atlantageorgiaskylinecityscapegettyimages-1161499220.jpg In late April, the state opened up several sites in Atlanta where any adult with an ID could get a free test without an appointment. Photo: Getty Images Former Allied Press reporter Rosie Manins met her husband while travelling in Atlanta four years ago and has lived there as a permanent resident since March 2019. She is a reporter for Law360. As the United States’ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci warns the country could soon witness 100,000 new cases of Covid-19 a day, she reports her experience of trying to get a Covid-19 test as yesterday the state of Georgia recorded 1800 new cases.
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Wild winds, heavy snow and huge waves

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:46
Wild winds have brought down powerlines and trees in and around the Wellington region, while a mammoth 11-metre-high wave has been recorded off the South Island coast.
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Support for decision to not approve Wanaka to Chch flights

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:32
Mayor Jim Boult Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has backed the Queenstown Airport Corporation over its decision not to approve Sounds Air’s proposed scheduled service between Wanaka Airport and Christchurch.
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