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'Very satisfactory': Christchurch section sells for $10m

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:36
The 5107sq m piece of land at 5 Donald Place, just off St Albans St, has sold. Photo: Supplied A former bowling club site in an upmarket north Christchurch suburb has sold for $10 million.
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White Ferns fall short in second ODI against England

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:16
England players celebrate the dismissal of New Zealand's Brooke Halliday. Photo: Action Images via Reuters A lack of "mongrel" has seen the White Ferns fall into a 0-2 hole in the five-match series in England after failing to chase a relatively small total in a rain-interrupted encounter in Worcester.
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Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippines presidency

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:15
Manny Pacquiao. Photo: Reuters Boxing star Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte's cozy relationship with China.
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Campaign launched to get cheaper bus fares for Canterbury Uni students

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:15
Photo: Change.org The University of Canterbury Students’ Association has launched a petition to get support for a student bus fare discount.
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No going back: Te Anau decides to stay in 'summer time' forever

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:59
Te Anau. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Kim Jong-un's Pyongyang marches on its own time but now a tiny South Island tourist town will join the rebellious nation and set its own clocks.
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Knitters give babies a warm welcome

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:40
Kathryn Tovgaard, Debbie Woolf, Pat Edward and Barbara Crooks have knitted almost 100 garments for new babies. Photo: Supplied Four women from Ferrymead Rotary have knitted almost 100 garments for babies born at Christchurch Women’s Hospital this year.
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Single mum loses $200k to scammers posing as Chinese officials

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:27
Auckland single mum Wendy (pseudonym) says she didn't think this could be a scam and she was just worried she would be separated from her family. Photo: RNZ By Liu Chen of RNZ An Auckland single mum has to work two jobs to support her family after losing $200,000 to scammers posing as Chinese officials.
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Salvation Army opens another new facility in Belfast

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:26
Salvation Army ministry assistant Kim McKerrow, lieutenant Cameron Millar, and team leader Pauline Broadhurst are ready to open the community centre today. Photo: Geoff Sloan ​ The Salvation Army will open its new community centre in Belfast this week - the second facility the organisation has opened in the area recently.
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567 new Covid cases in Victoria

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:24
Victoria has recorded its highest number of Covid-19 cases in the current outbreak and one death, as businesses groups describe the state's roadmap out of lockdown as a "roadblock".
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MIQueue: New booking system swamped by 22,000 people

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:06
A screenshot of the new MIQ booking system, launched this morning. Photo: Jonathan Brewer Frustration is boiling over as New Zealanders abroad desperate to get home for Christmas wait in a queue of more than 22,000 others, mere moments after the new managed isolation (MIQ) booking system launched this morning.
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Body found in search for woman as boyfriend disappears

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:06
Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie. Photo: Supplied Searchers looking in a national park in Wyoming for missing Gabby Petito found a body "consistent" with the 22-year-old woman in a remote area on Sunday but have not yet made a formal identification, the FBI said.
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No-stopping zone set to improve traffic safety on busy street

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:00
Trevor Foster (left) and Clyde Penhelig Residents Association chairman Ian Cumberpatch have been part of a push to improve safety at the Clyde Rd and Penhelig Pl intersection. Photo: Geoff Sloan Residents in a Christchurch street have won a battle to make their area safer.
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Single mum loses $200k to scammers posing as Chinese officials

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:41
Auckland single mum Wendy (pseudonym) says she didn't think this could be a scam and she was just worried she would be separated from her family. Photo: RNZ By Liu Chen of RNZ An Auckland single mum has to work two jobs to support her family after losing $200,000 to scammers posing as Chinese officials.
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Water contamination sites highlighted

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:33
Photo: Newsline Three areas have been highlighted as potential stormwater contamination sites in a Haswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board submission to Christchurch City Council.
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Christchurch city councillors united against Three Waters reform proposal

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:19
Christchurch wastewater. Photo: Supplied Christchurch city councillors will decide in December if the local authority will opt in or out of the Three Waters reform proposed by the Government.
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Boxing star Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippines presidency

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:15
Manny Pacquiao. Photo: Reuters Boxing star Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte's cozy relationship with China.
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'No turning back': Victoria maps path out of lockdown

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:45
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. Photo: Getty Images Melbourne will be in lockdown until late October, with greater freedoms to be granted to fully vaccinated Victorians once the state reaches the 80 percent double-dose target.
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Wedding photographer back home after months of rehabilitation following helicopter crash

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:27
Wedding photographer Rachel Jordan was one of the four people injured in a helicopter crash in Canterbury. Photo: Givealittle A Christchurch photographer seriously injured in a wedding day helicopter crash says she hopes to reunite with the couple and document their second wedding day on their first anniversary.
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Wedding photographer back home after months of rehabilitation following helicopter crash

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:15
Wedding photographer Rachel Jordan was one of the four people injured in a helicopter crash in Canterbury. Photo: Givealittle A Christchurch photographer seriously injured in a wedding day helicopter crash says she hopes to reunite with the couple and document their second wedding day on their first anniversary.
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Rise in graffiti across parts of Christchurch

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 08:51
image_90.jpg Graffiti on Northcote Rd. Photo: Geoff Sloan The Covid-19 lockdown contributed to a rise in graffiti in west Christchurch, rather than the decrease seen in other parts of the city.
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