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Eade poised for success

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:54
Riverton trainers Graham and Michael Eade look poised for success at today’s Oamaru meeting.
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Campervan hits cars then drives off

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:31
Dunedin police are searching for the driver of a campervan which collided with three parked cars and then drove off.
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Serious crash near Wanaka

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:24
Emergency services have been called to a serious crash near the Treble Cone Ski area.
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Conviction for snapping teens at beach quashed

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:13
Kaiteriteri Beach in Nelson. Photo: NZ Herald A man who photographed teen girls in their swimwear at a beach by using a zoom lens while crouching out of sight has had his conviction quashed by New Zealand's highest court.
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Octacan appeal a success

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00
Dunedinites decided to put others first today, bringing together a collection of food for the less fortunate in the Octagon.  
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Large crash pad set to help skiers falling safely

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00
A new world-class landing bag will be installed on the slopes of Cardrona skifield this season, as snow sport athletes start working towards securing a podium finish at the next Winter Olympics.
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Full programme for Queenstown Winter Festival

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00
The 44th Queenstown Winter Festival kicks off tonight.   It's the second year of the festival's condensed format, with four days of parties, fun on the snow and a stellar line-up of musicians and comedians.
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100 southern women commemorate suffrage

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00
Over a hundred Southland women gathered in Invercargill on Wednesday night to celebrate a hundred and twenty five years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.   The Suffrage 125 Southland Womens Forum celebrated a long history of southern women fighting for their rights.
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Instagram expands into long videos

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:56
Photo: Getty Images Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram has launched a mobile app dedicated to user-generated videos up to an hour long, intensifying the competition for consumers' time among ad-supported streaming services such as YouTube.
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Nth Korea, China discussed 'true peace'

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:39
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Beijing. Photo: KCNA via Reuters North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have come to an understanding on issues discussed at a summit of the two leaders, including denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, the North's state media says.
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NZ welcomes U-turn on child separation policy

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:16
Under the policy, immigrant children were housed in a tent encampment in Tornillo, Texas. Photo: Reuters The New Zealand Government has welcomed a U-turn by the United States on its controversial policy of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.
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Kiwis out to exorcise World Cup demons

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:10
Peta Hiku. Photo: Getty Enthusiasm sets the current Kiwis apart from the team who plunged ignominiously out of last year's World Cup, according to experienced back Peta Hiku.
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New roof for Alexandra sports centre

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:00
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Hospital deaths: Prescribed drugs 'shortened 456 lives'

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:57
More than 450 patients died prematurely in a British hospital after they were given powerful painkillers with no medical justification, in what a damning report found was a "disregard for human life".
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Live updates: All Blacks v France

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:42
Join us from 7.20pm for live updates from the All Blacks test against France at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night.
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Live updates: Highlanders v French Barbarians

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:32
Join us from 7.20pm for live updates of the Highlanders' match against the French Barbarians in Invercargill on Friday night.
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France change skipper for Dunedin test

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:18
Halfback Morgan Parra will captain France against the All Blacks in Dunedin. Photo: Getty Captain Mathieu Bastareaud has been axed by France as they bid to end their contentious tour of New Zealand on a winning note.
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200 sheep taken: 'It's a lot of stock to be missing'

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:15
Nearly $30,000 worth of stock has been rustled from a South Otago farm, in what Southern police are calling the biggest rustling in some time.
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Cyclist cut from bike after crash

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:02
cyclist_1.jpg A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said they were required to cut a brake cable on the bike to free the rider after the crash about 12.45pm yesterday in Magnet St, near the Otago Yacht Club. Photo: Gregor Richardson A cyclist had to be cut free from his bike after crashing in Dunedin.
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Children defend mum amid poisoning claims

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:43
Dr Shelagh Isabella Dawson died at her Richmond home on May 9. Photo: Via NZME The former partner of a Christchurch woman at the centre of poisoning allegations says he feels "bloody good" to be alive.
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