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Great Summer Reads - Daily Book Reviews

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:24
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Great Summer Reads - Daily Book Reviews

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:22
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Great Summer Reads - Daily Book Reviews

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:59
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Abused as a boy, man calls for independent investigation

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:51
A man who suffered horrific sexual abuse at two Dunedin schools says an independent body should be established to investigate church abuse cases.
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Queenstown could have a mosque by next week

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:41
Queenstown is set to get its own mosque. Photo: Getty Images Queenstown's Muslim community will finally have its own place of worship when it takes ownership of a building in Gorge Road next week.
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Canterbury Plains' spuds and peas ready to go for Christmas after perfect growing season

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:34
Murray Oakley (left) and John French have been growing potatoes to raise funds for the Tinwald Plains. Photo: Ashburton Courier It’s been a perfect growing season for the blokes at the Tinwald Plains.
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Turning a new leaf after Covid torpedoes travel plans

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:24
Alex Musgrave, left, and Sally Miller are heading in a new direction. Photo: Mountain Scene It didn’t take long for a Queenstown business duo to brew up a new business plan when things went temporarily kaput for their travel firm.
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Santa all set to go for Mid Canterbury Christmas parade

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:22
Tilly the Elf waits for Santa, the special guest in the parade on his sleigh this Saturday. PHOTO: TONI WILLIAMS Christmas spirit will take over downtown Ashburton this weekend with more than 40 festive floats entered in the annual Hyundai Mid Canterbury Santa Parade on Saturday.
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Smoking and vaping policies under the spotlight in Waimakariri

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:15
Photo: File / Getty Images Smoking and vaping-free policies, speed limits, regeneration and water supplies were discussed at the Waimakariri District Council meeting in the Rangiora Town Hall on Tuesday.
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Queenstown could have a mosque by next week

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:07
Queenstown is set to get its own mosque. Photo: Getty Images Queenstown's Muslim community will finally have its own place of worship when it takes ownership of a building in Gorge Road next week.
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The South Today bulletin: Thursday, December 3

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:04
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Stranger's surrogacy offer makes Kiwi couple's baby dream come true

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:00
Steph Larnder with son Grayson and surrogate Janelle Freeman soon after his birth on April 1. Photo: Supplied via NZH A young couple who thought they might never be able to have kids has welcomed the birth of their son thanks to the generosity of a stranger.
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The big bet that went to the dogs: Punter blows $40k

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:59
tab-entity_0.png Photo: TAB A high-rolling Christchurch punter who reportedly had a successful Cup Week experienced the vagaries of betting when he made New Zealand’s biggest wager on greyhounds this year at Addington.
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High roller's bet goes to the dogs

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:50
A high-rolling Christchurch punter who reportedly had a successful Cup Week experienced the vagaries of betting when he made New Zealand’s biggest wager on greyhounds this year at Addington.
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Westbrook, Wall trade confirmed

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:48
russell_westbrook_rockets_v_okc_steven_adams.jpg Russell Westbrook handles the ball as Kiwi centre Steven Adams guards him last season. Photo: Getty Images The Houston Rockets have agreed to trade 2017 NBA MVP Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for five-time All Star point guard John Wall and a future first-round draft pick.
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Mosque shootings Royal Commission report: Calls for dedicated minister to oversee response

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:46
gettyimages-1136507823.jpg The much-anticipated report into the Christchurch mosque shootings is out next week. Photo: File Islamic groups and March 15 mosque attack survivors are calling for the Government to appoint a dedicated minister to oversee its response to the Royal Commission report into the shootings due to be released next week.
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Three young people arrested after vehicle crashes into police car

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:26
Police have arrested three young people after a vehicle crashed into a police car in Invercargill last night.
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Fans to return to Premier League

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:23
Fans will return to English Premier League games, with restrictions, this weekend. Photo: Getty Images Fans will have to wear face masks when they return to Premier League grounds in small numbers at the weekend and avoid hugging each other when celebrating goals, clubs have been told.
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Thousands of dog complaints lodged with city council

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:22
Photo: Getty Images Thousands of complaints were made to Christchurch City Council over dogs barking, disrupting traffic, attacking people, poultry and, in some circumstances, even protected wildlife over the space of 12 months.
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The big Christchurch bet that went to the dogs

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 08:14
Photo: TAB A high-rolling Christchurch punter who reportedly had a successful Cup Week experienced the vagaries of betting when he made New Zealand’s biggest wager on greyhounds this year at Addington.
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