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One dead in crash near Motueka

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 13:32
One person has died and another has serious injuries after a crash near Motueka, at the top of the South Island.
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Missing North Otago man found safe

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:38
1rorordhypo.jpg Rory Phimister A North Otago man who vanished from Hampden on Thursday has been found safe and well in Queenstown.
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Armed man in stolen car sought

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 11:15
1hughes.png Michael John Hughes. Photo NZ Police South Island police are on the hunt for a man they say is armed and dangerous and travelling in a stolen car.
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Stranded passengers sleep outside after flight U-turn

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 11:07
Passengers on a Virgin Australia flight forced to return to Rarotonga say they had to sleep outside the airport terminal after airline staff took their accommodation.
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Sydney skyline lights up for festival

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 10:56
Participants in glowing vests look out to the Sydney Opera House from the Sydney Harbour Bridge on the first night of the city's Vivid festival of light and sound. Photos Reuters As the sky darkened, Sydney lit up in a kaleidoscope of colours for the first night of Vivid.
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Egypt launches air strikes after Christians killed

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 10:39
Relatives of victims killed in the attack grieve at the funeral in Minya, Egypt. Photo Reuters Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out strikes directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day, Egyptian military sources said.
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Clinton speech tears into Trump

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 09:03
gettyimages-688717548.jpg Hillary Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969. Photo Getty Images Hillary Clinton assailed the man who beat her to the White House, slamming as "unimaginable cruelty" President Donald Trump's proposal to cut $US3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade in a speech on Friday.
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Fog affects flights at Auckland Airport

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 08:40
At least four domestic flights have been cancelled and 10 more delayed because of fog at Auckland Airpport this morning.
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Chiefs, Blues battle to draw

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 08:14
gettyimages-688634672.jpg Gerard Cowley-Tuioti on the charge for the Blues against the Chiefs. Photo Getty When the Blues look back on their season, this 16-16 draw against the Chiefs will be seen as yet another wasted opportunity.
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'Key players' behind Manchester attack arrested

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 08:09
gettyimages-688181768.jpg Armed police patrol as members of the public queue to lay flowers in St Ann's Square in memory of those who lost their lives in the Manchester attack. Photo Getty British police have arrested a "large part of the network" behind this week's Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country's top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday.
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Two killed in separate crashes

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 07:47
Two people have been killed in crashes in Christchurch and Auckland overnight.
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'Dangerous escapee' didn't leave hospital

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 07:40
clayton_0.png Vincent Clayton A ''dangerous'' man reported as missing from Wakari Hospital in Dunedin yesterday was found at the facility last night.
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Farmer fined over cow

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
An Oamaru dairy farmer has been fined $2500 and ordered to pay $500 for  mistreating a cow.
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Feasibility costs reviewed

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Peter Truman. Buried within Budget 2017 was the release of a discussion document proposing to reform the income tax deductibility of feasibility expenditure. Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Peter Truman said the issue had come to prominence following the Supreme Court decision on Trustpower.
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Dawn of a new Aurora era

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Aurora and Delta chairman Steve Thompson. Photo: Peter McIntosh. After facing unrelenting pressure to up its game, Aurora Energy says it has stepped up to the challenge. Vaughan Elder reports.
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Drop of the good stuff

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Stephen Fry recently got into a bit of bother in Ireland for being rude about God in that very eloquent Stephen Fry manner. 
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It’s a pirate’s life for them

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Say what you like about Disney, but they sure know how to milk a franchise.
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Down but not out

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Jan Oliver Lucks and Wilbur McDougall experienced some testing times during filming. Photo: Clive Copeman. There is another thread within Wilbur: The King in the Ring, a "meta-narrative" that details the changing motivations of Wilbur McDougall’s friend, Jan Oliver Lucks (who co-directs the feature-length documentary with producer Julia Parnell).
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A ring of truth

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Wilbur McDougall’s journey from morbid obesity to larger-than-life character is yet another chapter in the story of a Renaissance man, writes Shane Gilchrist.
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We will wow them with Dunedin chic(k)

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Show girls at the after-party. Photos: David Loughrey, Trenz 2017. Lavish bacchanalian indulgence Trenz is coming to Dunedin next year, and the city’s tourism industry — in fact the city itself — has a chance to really impress foreigners both from New Zealand and overseas. Experienced Trenz reporter David Loughrey considers how we can make our Trenz conference better than anyone else’s.
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