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'I wasn't being stupid': Queenstown businessman rolls Porsche

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:36
Sam Hazledine. Photo: Supplied A Queenstown businessman and his partner had to scramble out through the smashed windows of his Porsche GT3 yesterday when it crashed and rolled twice.
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'Celebrities get influence': Bridges slams Labour over Faafoi case

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:16
National Party leader Simon Bridges. PHOTO: ODT files Simon Bridges is accusing the Government of showing favouritism to celebrities.
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'Celebrities get influence': Bridges slams Labour over Faafoi case

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:15
National Party leader Simon Bridges. PHOTO: ODT files Simon Bridges is accusing the Government of showing favouritism to celebrities.
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Five arrests made in East Taieri

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:27
Five arrests have been made after "traffic offending" in East Taieri.
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Fugitive who carjacked grandmother caught

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:21
The moment a grandmother was carjacked. The person who took this photo was unable to help due to their illness. Photo: Supplied A man who has been on the run for 18 days after allegedly carjacking five victims in Christchurch has been caught.
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Controversial water consents challenge to start in High Court

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:00
cloud.png Aotearoa Water Action is challenging the consents granted to Cloud Ocean Ltd and Rapaki Natural Resources Ltd. Two controversial consents to bottle Christchurch's water will be challenged in the High Court on Monday.
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New project to help farmers shift towards sustainability

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:00
Thriving Southland chairman Ewen Mathieson said the project would support vibrant communities by building on the good work of the combined catchment groups. Photo: Nicole Sharp A project to help a thousand Southland farmers and growers to make the changes required to lift their environmental sustainability got a support from the Government today.
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Commerce Commission goes after Waltham container company

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:12
court_logo_jpg_541b7f926e_jpg_555bd7a7a3_0.jpg The Commerce Commission has started High Court proceedings against a Christchurch container business over its alleged attempt at price fixing with a competitor.
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Multiple fires at Wakari Hospital

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:06
wakari_hospital1.jpg Firefighters were called to Wakari Hospital this morning. Photo: Craig Baxter Firefighters are investigating after multiple fires were lit at Wakari Hospital in Dunedin this morning.
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Deep Stream water cleared to drink following fire

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:50
The catchment and reservoir usually provided 80% of the city's drinking water, but a fire which burnt through 75% of the catchment had contaminated it with ash and run-off containing fire suppressant chemicals. Photo: Supplied Dunedin's Deep Stream water supply is expected to be back in service by the middle of next week, after testing confirmed it was now safe to drink following contamination after a major fire last month, the Dunedin City Council says.
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Blaze threatened orchard

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:40
A grass fire threatened a hazelnut orchard at Maheno on Thursday, the second such blaze in North Otago within two days.
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Police called into action after 'large amount of blood' found

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:27
Police were called after 'a large amount of blood' was discovered on New Brighton Pier. Reports of a large amount of blood on the New Brighton Pier in Christchurch sent police racing to the scene on Friday morning.
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Waiting game as water rises in Wanaka

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:18
This morning the Wanaka CBD is all but empty as the town prepares for the flood waters to enter Ardmore St.
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Train causes scrub fire

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:57
A passing train caused a small scrub fire near the railway line in Selwyn on Friday morning.
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Silver Ferns win prestigious award

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:36
Silver Ferns assistant coach Deb Fuller and shooter Bailey Mes with the Lonsdale Cup. Photo: Getty Images The Silver Ferns have won one of New Zealand sport's top awards.
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Former ABs to donate brains to research

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:28
The families of top former All Blacks are likely to donate their loved ones' brains to research so the effect of head impacts in sport can be studied.
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Cyclist killed in fleeing driver incident named

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:25
Jamie Jameson died of his injuries after being hit by a driver allegedly evading police. Photo: Facebook via NZ Herald A man who died in a crash involving a driver fleeing police has been described by his family on social media as "such a good guy... (who) knew how to live life to the full".
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Man shot dead by police in Kurow

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:12
A man has died after being shot by police in Kurow, North Otago late last night.
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Cooper opens up on McCaw incident

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:04
richie_mccaw_quade_cooper.jpg Quade Cooper (10) prepares to tackle Richie McCaw during an All Blacks v Wallabies game in 2011. Photo: Getty Images Kiwi-born Wallaby Quade Cooper has opened up about the time he kneed All Blacks legend Richie McCaw in the head.
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US House to pursue impeachment of President Trump

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:04
US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo: Reuters House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump, a historic step that sets up a fight over whether to oust him from office.
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