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Coach 'heartbroken' as Ireland dream dies

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:53
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said he was heartbroken after his dream of leading them to a first ever World Cup semi-final was torn to shreds by a devastating New Zealand performance in Tokyo.
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New council CEO welcomes chance 'to reshape a city'

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:39
Dawn Baxendale says she is used to working with multiple agencies. Photo: Christchurch City Council The new head of the Christchurch City Council says she is used to the challenge of having to work with multiple agencies when managing a city.
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New council CEO welcomes chance 'to reshape a city'

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:37
Dawn Baxendale says she is used to working with multiple agencies. Photo: Christchurch City Council The new head of the Christchurch City Council says she is used to the challenge of having to work with multiple agencies when managing a city.
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Spark Sport glitch knocks All Blacks out of World Cup

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:31
All Blacks TJ Perenara, Sam Whitelock, Angus Ta'avo, Richie Mo'unga and Ardie Savea acknowledge the Tokyo crowd after beating Ireland. Photo: Getty Images A glitch in the Spark Sport app has seen the All Blacks pre-emptively eliminated from the Rugby World Cup.
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Spark Sport glitch knocks All Blacks out of World Cup

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:26
gettyimages-1176871414.jpg All Blacks TJ Perenara, Sam Whitelock, Angus Ta'avo, Richie Mo'unga and Ardie Savea acknowledge the Tokyo crowd after beating Ireland. Photo: Getty Images A glitch in the Spark Sport app has seen the All Blacks pre-emptively eliminated from the Rugby World Cup.
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PM sends unsigned letter to EU asking for Brexit delay

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:08
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks ahead of a vote on his renegotiated Brexit deal, on what has been dubbed "Super Saturday", in the House of Commons. Photo: UK Parliament via Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Brexit but also sent another message in which he stated he did not want the extension, a government source says.
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'Best ever': Hansen takes aim at critics

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:06
The All Blacks' youthful attacking group, mentored by a coach in Ian Foster that Steve Hansen believes is at the top of his game, ripped the Irish to shreds in their quarter-final in Tokyo but most of the credit has been handed to the forward pack for allowing them to do so.
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NZ First to reconsider position on drug testing

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:05
Photo: Getty Images New Zealand First members have voted in favour of reconsidering the party's position on drug testing at festivals.
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Serious crash in Rakaia

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 13:47
Emergency services have been called to a serious crash between a motorcycle and car in Rakaia in Canterbury.
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Serious crash in Rakaia

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 13:41
Emergency services have been called to a serious crash between a motorcycle and car in Rakaia in Canterbury.
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Minerals lab to open on West Coast

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 11:55
Photo: Getty Images A new specialist minerals laboratory is to be built on the West Coast.
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Call for Catalan talks dismissed as protests resume

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 11:27
Catalan demonstrators scuffle with riot police during Saturday's protest in central Barcelona. Photo: Reuters The Spanish government has dismissed calls from Catalonia's pro-independence regional chief for talks following a wave of violence sparked by the jailing of separatist leaders.
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NZ First to reconsider position on drug testing

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:58
Photo: Getty Images New Zealand First members have voted in favour of reconsidering the party's position on drug testing at festivals.
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Otato Uni trampers back home after Alps rescue

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:28
A group of eight University of Otago trampers have returned to Dunedin after being rescued in the Southern Alps.
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'Best ever': Hansen takes aim at critics

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:06
The All Blacks' youthful attacking group, mentored by a coach in Ian Foster that Steve Hansen believes is at the top of his game, ripped the Irish to shreds in their quarter-final in Tokyo but most of the credit has been handed to the back pack for allowing them to do so.
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Boris defiant as parliament votes for Brexit delay

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:25
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks ahead of a vote on his renegotiated Brexit deal, on what has been dubbed "Super Saturday", in the House of Commons. Photo: UK Parliament via Reuters A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he won't negotiate a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union after losing a vote in parliament that means he is obliged to request a postponement.
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'Race against clock' to find missing man

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:15
Mike McClennan, who has dementia, was last seen walking north on the Hibiscus Coast Highway. Photo: supplied The granddaughter of missing Orewa man Mike McClennan says he's a "kind, social, Kiwi legend who would stop to chat with anyone".
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Coach 'heartbroken' as Ireland torn to shreds

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 08:25
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said he was heartbroken after his dream of leading them to a first ever World Cup semi-final was torn to shreds by a devastating New Zealand performance in Tokyo.
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Cancer scare got Lorelei painting

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 05:00
Lorelei Burdett painted "La Femme" for her fundraising calendar for the Breast Cancer Foundation of NZ after waiting for results from a biopsy following a routine mammogram. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN When Lorelei Burdett was waiting for the results of a biopsy after a routine mammogram, the possibility of having breast cancer sent her into emotional turmoil.
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Veteran beach track user fears for safety

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 05:00
Ex-Merchant Navy Captain Malcolm Pearson, 89, has swum at Paradise Beach for 30 years. However, the track he uses to get to the shore has become unsafe and he fears he may slip. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN When Malcolm Pearson fancies a swim, he heads to Paradise Beach.
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