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Hundreds of children complete managed isolation alone

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 16:42
More than 200 children have completed their managed isolation alone in a dedicated facility in Auckland (file picture). Photo: Supplied/ NZDF More than 200 children have completed managed isolation alone since December.
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'Salmon! I love salmon!': Hilary Barry reacts to X-rated subtitle gaffe

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 16:40
That is most definitely not what she said. Photo: Twitter Hilary Barry has taken to social media to clarify what she meant during a Seven Sharp segment last night, after the closed captions gave viewers a much different message to what she had actually said.
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From joyful wedding to weeks of illness

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 16:23
Photo: Stephen Jaquiery A year ago, very few people knew what a coronavirus was. Today, after 2371 cases and 26 deaths, we are all too familiar with the word ... and with phrases such as "alert levels" and "community transmission". On the anniversary of Covid-19 arriving into New Zealanders’ lives, health reporter  Mike Houlahan begins a series in which we talk to Southerners with first-hand experience of what a global pandemic which has killed 2.5million worldwide so far entails.
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Girl thrown forward on bus, breaks nose

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 15:07
akld_bus.jpg File photo: NZ Herald A young girl was concussed and had her nose broken when the driver of the Auckland bus she was riding braked suddenly, causing her to pitch forward into the windscreen.
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Victoria to ban many single-use plastics

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 14:59
Disposable plastic straws, cutlery and containers will soon be banned in Victoria in a state government crackdown on single-use plastics.
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Crusaders 'pushing letter of the law': Tony Brown

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 14:42
Tony Brown. File photo Highlanders coach Tony Brown has accused the Crusaders of pushing "the letter of the law" after his team lost to the reigning champions in Friday's Super Rugby Aotearoa opener.
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Crusaders 'pushing letter of the law': Tony Brown

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 14:28
Tony Brown. File photo Highlanders coach Tony Brown has accused the Crusaders of pushing "the letter of the law" after his team lost to the reigning champions in Friday's Super Rugby Aotearoa opener.
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Covid-19: No new cases in community

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 13:40
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: NZ Herald There have been no new community cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today, a day after it was revealed a new case had worked a shift at an Auckland KFC outlet.
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Covid-19: No new cases in community

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 13:28
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: NZ Herald There have been no new community cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today, a day after it was revealed a new case had worked a shift at an Auckland KFC outlet.
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Fears teen could be blind after Auckland shooting

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:58
Police conducted a scene examination this morning after a shooting yesterday in Northcote, North Auckland.
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More human remains wash up on NSW coast

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:11
Six days after alleged Sydney conwoman Melissa Caddick's decaying foot washed up on a NSW south coast beach, more human remains have drifted ashore.
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Council to start using dual name of Takapō/Tekapo

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:55
Lake Takapō/Tekapo. File photo The Mackenzie District Mayor says the council will start using the dual names of Tekapo and Takapō despite a recent survey showing resistance to a change.
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Council to start using dual name of Takapō/Tekapo

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:43
Lake Takapō/Tekapo. File photo The Mackenzie District Mayor says the council will start using the dual names of Tekapo and Takapō despite a recent survey showing resistance to a change.
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Covid costs end Tall Blacks' Olympic dream

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:11
The Tall Blacks’ hopes of competing at the Tokyo Olympics were extinguished on Friday after Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) said they were forced to withdraw from the qualifiers due to costs associated with COVID-19 protocols and international travel.
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Searches for missing Canterbury men

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:08
Alan Collison. Photo: NZ Police Searches are continuing today for two Canterbury men missing in different parts of the South Island.
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Searches for missing Canterbury men

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:05
alan_collison_2.png Alan Collison. Photo: NZ Police Searches are continuing today for two Canterbury men missing in different parts of the South Island.
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Child killed in crash near Rotorua

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 10:12
A child has died in a crash overnight in Rerewhakaaitu, near Rotorua.
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US sanctions over Khashoggi killing

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 10:02
khashoggi_twitter.jpg Jamal Khashoggi. File photo The Biden administration announced sanctions and visa bans on Friday targeting Saudi Arabian citizens over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but stopped short of imposing sanctions on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman himself.
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Gunmen kidnap 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 09:49
An operation to rescue more than 300 girls kidnapped in Nigeria had failed to pinpoint their location by late on Friday, almost 24 hours after gunmen seized them in a raid on their school.
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Covid costs end Tall Blacks' Olympic dream

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 09:13
The Tall Blacks’ hopes of competing at the Tokyo Olympics were extinguished on Friday after Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) said they were forced to withdraw from the qualifiers due to costs associated with COVID-19 protocols and international travel.
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