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National league aims to keep players sharp

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:53
PHOTO: ODT FILES An inability to travel overseas and the need to keep top players at a high level were the drivers to get a new national premier hockey league under way.
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Two tournaments set to touch down in city

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:46
Christchurch has scored a touch double.
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Back seat drivers more useful than some might think - study

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:28
Photo: Getty Images / File A new study has revealed back seat drivers can be useful and even help people to drive more safely.
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Live: New Covid case left isolation to go to supermarket

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:05
A man with Covid-19 left managed isolation in Auckland and spent an hour in a supermarket in the central CBD.
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$282k fund to pay for red zone projects and events

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:03
Photo: Geoff Sloan A $282,000 fund to enable people to under take community projects and events in Christchurch's red zones is open for applications.
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Design work for central city theatre starts

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:51
Photo: Newsline / CCC The design of The Court Theatre’s new central Christchurch home is under way.
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Covid case faces jail or fine after sneaking out

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:47
A man with Covid-19 left managed isolation in Auckland for more than an hour and went to a supermarket in the central city.
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Hamish Walker confirms resignation

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:41
Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has announced he will not be standing for re-election after leaking personal details of Covid-19 patients.
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Big 'bird strike' bash on passenger plane

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:13
How big was the bird? Photo: Supplied via NZH A US passenger jet has been forced to divert and land after it reported a problem with its navigation equipment following a bird strike, with photos revealing the horrifying scale of the damage.
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'Bird strike' causes jaw-dropping damage to passenger plane

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:02
How big was the bird? Photo: Supplied via NZH A US passenger jet has been forced to divert and land after it reported a problem with its navigation equipment, with photos revealing the horrifying scale of the damage.
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High noon: National Party board meets at midday to decide leaking MP's fate

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:53
The National Party board is to meet at lunchtime to discuss National MP Hamish Walker's future in politics.
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The Kiwi at the centre of the Johnny Depp court case

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:49
Dan Wootton, executive editor of British tabloid The Sun. Photo: Getty Images The libel case brought by Johnny Depp against a UK media outlet has a New Zealand born journalist at its centre.
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Walker not at home, says he is on 'annual leave'

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:37
The leak of confidential details of Covid-19 patients by a National MP and a former party president has been branded ''simply unacceptable'' by National leader Todd Muller.
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Dry July mission: Heartbreak over husband's death

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:33
image_-_2020-07-08t112340.436.jpg Jenny Underwood. Photo: Geoff Sloan Jenny Underwood’s husband Ross Hanson lost a two-and-a-half-year battle with prostate cancer in May this year.
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Trump's failings 'threaten us all' - niece

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:20
US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters Donald Trump's upbringing in a deeply dysfunctional family makes him a uniquely destructive and unstable leader for the country, his niece writes in a scathing new book obtained by the Los Angeles Times, perhaps the most personal in a series of deeply unflattering tell-all accounts about the president.
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Snow falling in parts of South

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:17
Winter is biting today with snow falling in many parts of the South, and there are warnings in place for many southern roads owing to ice and snow.
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Islamic Women's Council lawyer sickened by way fears were dismissed

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:15
Photo: File The lawyer who helped the Islamic Women's Council compile their submission to the Royal Commission into the Mosque Attacks says she is sickened by the way their fears were dismissed.
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Covid-19 privacy leak: Michelle Boag resigns from roles

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:10
Michelle Boag. Photo: Boag Allan / RNZ High-profile former National Party president Michelle Boag has resigned from her campaign and electorate roles for Auckland Central MP and National deputy leader Nikki Kaye.
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Boag stands down from Nikki Kaye's campaign over leak

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:03
Former National Party president Michelle Boag. Photo: NZ Herald Former National Party president Michelle Boag has stood down from Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye's campaign for the upcoming election, a spokeswoman has confirmed.
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Journal publishes teen's paper on city’s water quality

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:02
Katherine Rutter, 16, has published her first scientific paper on the state of Christchurch’s drinking water. Photo: Geoff Sloan Christchurch student Katherine Rutter has achieved the rare feat of having her research published in a national scientific journal.
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