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Biosecurity entries open

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 04:30
Entries are open for the 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
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Australia commits to Pacific islands defence training

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 20:48
Pat Conroy Australia will set up a defence school to train Pacific island militaries, Canberra's new Pacific minister says, amid mounting competition for security ties in the region and as China lays plans for a rival meeting to next month's Pacific Islands Forum.
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'Broken soul': Long wait for surgery in wrong ward

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 20:22
Georgina Lloyd says she was left in the dark for days over much-needed surgery to fix her broken leg. Photo: Supplied / Georgina Lloyd A woman whisked to Waikato Hospital for urgent surgery on a broken leg has endured an 11-day wait in the wrong ward. 
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'Broken soul': Long wait for surgery in wrong ward

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 20:17
Georgina Lloyd says she was left in the dark for days over much-needed surgery to fix her broken leg. Photo: Supplied / Georgina Lloyd A woman whisked to Waikato Hospital for urgent surgery on a broken leg has endured an 11-day wait in the wrong ward. 
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Four-day wait time for GP ‘pretty good’

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 20:05
reefton-hospital-1-scaled.jpg PHOTO: Brendon McMahon/Greymouth Star Four-day waiting times for Reefton residents seeking a medical appointment is "pretty good," the final meeting of the West Coast District Health Board was told last week.
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Eat Well for Less host owes $1m in tax

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 19:49
Ganesh Raj is closing The Tasting Shed, saying the Covid pandemic has left it "unsustainable". PHOTO: NZME State broadcaster TVNZ and celebrity chef Ganesh Raj won’t answer questions over the appropriateness of him hosting Eat Well for Less - a show aimed at helping people save money - while his business owes more than $1 million to the tax department.
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Eat Well for Less host owes $1m in tax

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 19:42
Ganesh Raj is closing The Tasting Shed, saying the Covid pandemic has left it "unsustainable". PHOTO: NZME State broadcaster TVNZ and celebrity chef Ganesh Raj won’t answer questions over the appropriateness of him hosting Eat Well for Less - a show aimed at helping people save money - while his business owes more than $1 million to the tax department.
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Forrester Heights: Report at odds with submissions

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 18:42
Forrester Heights in Oamaru. PHOTO: ODT FILES Despite the majority of submissions supporting reserve status for Forrester Heights, a report being presented to Waitaki District councillors today recommends a sale.
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St Clair groyne back on agenda

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:52
Jules Radich at St Clair Beach in December last year. Just one of the poles that formed part of the loose-planked groyne remains standing today. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON A Dunedin city councillor and groynes campaigner is renewing his push for a five-year trial for a reinstated sand-trapping structure at St Clair Beach.
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Sockburn stabbing: Frustration, anger grows over unanswered questions

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:03
laisa_tunidau_nz_herald.jpg Laisa Maraia Tunidau has been named as the victim in Saturday's fatal stabbing in Christchurch. Image: NZ Herald Friends and family of a Christchurch mother-of-four fatally stabbed outside her home in a random knife attack are becoming increasingly desperate for answers as grief and shock turns to anger.
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Sockburn stabbing: Frustration, anger grows over unanswered questions

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:03
Laisa Maraia Tunidau has been named as the victim in Saturday's fatal stabbing in Christchurch. Image: NZ Herald Friends and family of a Christchurch mother-of-four fatally stabbed outside her home in a random knife attack are becoming increasingly desperate for answers as grief and shock turns to anger.
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Allied health workers vote to accept DHB offer

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:44
A deal between allied health workers and district health boards has finally been reached.
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Dunedin ward closed to visitors

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:29
Photo: ODT files Another ward at Dunedin Hospital has been closed to visitors from Wednesday. 
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Nothing underhand about serve, says Murray

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:12
Sir Andy Murray defended using an underarm serve in his Wimbledon opener on Monday, saying it was a legitimate way to make opponents think twice before standing too deep to return serve.
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Nothing underhand about serve, says Murray

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:06
Sir Andy Murray defended using an underarm serve in his Wimbledon opener on Monday, saying it was a legitimate way to make opponents think twice before standing too deep to return serve.
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Dozens of migrants found dead in truck in Texas

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:39
Law enforcement officers at the scene where people were found dead inside a trailer truck in San Antonio. Photo: Reuters Authorities found 46 migrants dead inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, the city's fire department said, in what appears to be one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the United States-Mexico border.
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Dozens of migrants found dead in truck in Texas

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:37
Law enforcement officers at the scene where people were found dead inside a trailer truck in San Antonio. Photo: Reuters Authorities found 46 migrants dead inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, the city's fire department said, in what appears to be one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the United States-Mexico border.
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'It was hell:' Missile strike on Ukraine mall

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:31
Firefighters and soldiers searched for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine on Tuesday after a Russian missile strike killed at least 16 people in an attack condemned by the United Nations and the West.
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'It was hell:' Missile strike on Ukraine mall

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:28
Firefighters and soldiers searched for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine on Tuesday after a Russian missile strike killed at least 16 people in an attack condemned by the United Nations and the West.
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Simon O'Connor apologises to National MPs over abortion post

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:07
Simon O'Connor. Photo: RNZ National MP Simon O'Connor has returned to Parliament with an apology to colleagues over a social media post that celebrated the US Supreme Court's overturning of abortion law.
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