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No new cases of Covid-19 reported, 9 more recover

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 13:12
There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today.
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Covid-19: No new cases - but Pakistan cricket team still in training limbo

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 13:09
There are no new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today, the health ministry says.
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Sound of stolen Subaru tips off owner to stolen car

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:53
The owners of a car that was stolen in Dunedin late last night followed the thief as they could hear the vehicle as it was being driven along the highway.
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Covid response saved 2000 NZ lives compared to OECD: Otago study

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:52
Professor Michael Baker (left), Professor Nick Wilson. Photo: Supplied Some 2000 New Zealanders could have been killed by Covid-19 if the Government had taken the same approach as some of New Zealand's closest allies, according to Otago University health experts.
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'You can’t just keep building sea walls': Dutch solution urged to counter Christchurch flooding risk

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:49
A report says coastal properties in suburbs like Sumner could face spiraling insurance premiums – or not be covered in future – due to climate change. Photo: Supplied Christchurch must consider replicating flood prevention measures pioneered in Holland as homeowners in coastal suburbs risk massive insurance hikes to safeguard their properties.
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Oamaru truckie wins driver of the year award

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:39
Oamaru truck driver Jason Coleman was "blown away" to be named driver of the year by Woolworth's New Zealand. Photo: Supplied Oamaru truck driver Jason Coleman had no idea he had been nominated for Woolworth’s New Zealand’s driver of the year award.
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Criteria for urgent travel to NZ widened; 75 MIQ beds a week free

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:53
A criteria for urgent travel to NZ has been widened to include Kiwis who have a close relative who is dying. Photo: NZ Herald The Government is widening the circle of people who can apply to travel urgently to New Zealand, and is freeing up about 75 rooms a week for them.
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Senior gang leaders arrested after raids

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:31
Police made 26 arrests and seized drugs and cash as part of Operation Cincinnati in October. Photo: Supplied Senior leaders of the Comancheros and Rebels gangs have been arrested and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash seized following a raft of armed police raids across Auckland and Christchurch.
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'I started dancing when I was four': Retirement home resident's lifelong love affair with ballet

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:28
Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village resident Audrey Burton’s love of ballet hasn’t dimmed in the last 80 years and still finds time to dance when she can. ​Photo: Supplied At 85-years-old, Audrey Burton’s love for dancing hasn’t dimmed one bit.
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Oamaru truckie wins driver of the year award

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:20
Oamaru truck driver Jason Coleman was "blown away" to be named driver of the year by Woolworth's New Zealand. Photo: Supplied Oamaru truck driver Jason Coleman had no idea he had been nominated for Woolworth’s New Zealand’s driver of the year award.
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Senior Comancheros, Rebels gang leaders arrested after Christchurch raids

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:14
Police made 26 arrests and seized drugs and cash as part of Operation Cincinnati in October. Photo: Supplied Senior leaders of the Comancheros and Rebels gangs have been arrested and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash seized following a raft of armed police raids across Auckland and Christchurch.
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If you can’t drive them, photograph them

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:07
Big trucks, little trucks, red trucks, blue trucks - as any truck passes, Robert Hoover (14) is standing by the road taking a photograph.
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Partner follows sound of stolen car to track thief

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:06
The owners of a car that was stolen in Dunedin late last night followed the thief as they could hear the vehicle as it was being driven along the highway.
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Warner Bros to stream 2021 releases

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:00
The movies, which are expected to include "Godzilla vs. Kong" and "The Suicide Squad". Photo: Warner Bros AT&T Inc's Warner Bros studio will debut all of its 2021 films in theatres and on the HBO Max streaming service on the same day, the company said on Tuesday, an unprecedented shift that hammered shares of struggling cinema operators.
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Warning for possession of cannabis plants

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:53
A Dunedin man has been warned after three cannabis plants were found in his home yesterday.
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'I started dancing when I was four': Retirement home resident's lifelong love affair with ballet

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:52
Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village resident Audrey Burton’s love of ballet hasn’t dimmed in the last 80 years and still finds time to dance when she can. ​Photo: Supplied At 85-years-old, Audrey Burton’s love for dancing hasn’t dimmed one bit.
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Warner Bros to stream 2021 releases

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:47
The movies, which are expected to include "Godzilla vs. Kong" and "The Suicide Squad". Photo: Warner Bros AT&T Inc's Warner Bros studio will debut all of its 2021 films in theatres and on the HBO Max streaming service on the same day, the company said on Tuesday, an unprecedented shift that hammered shares of struggling cinema operators.
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'I thought it was a g-string': Ardern pranks Hosking in Xmas gift exchange

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:32
Mike Hosking gifted Jacinda Ardern a face mask with his face printed on the front. Photo: ZB Mike Hosking and Jacinda Ardern have had plenty of heated back and forth this year, but that doesn't mean they can't put that all aside for the Christmas season.
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'I thought it was a g-string': Ardern pranks Hosking in Xmas gift exchange

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:28
Mike Hosking gifted Jacinda Ardern a face mask with his face printed on the front. Photo: ZB Mike Hosking and Jacinda Ardern have had plenty of heated back and forth this year, but that doesn't mean they can't put that all aside for the Christmas season.
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Great Summer Reads - Daily Book Reviews

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:26
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