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Father of missing backpacker appeals for help

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:24
The father of missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez broke down in tears as he made an emotional plea for help to find his son, who went missing in northern New South Wales more than two weeks ago.
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Summer colour fills Dunedin gallery

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:33
Despite Otago gardens looking bleak and devoid of colour over winter, a Dunedin art gallery has all of its walls bedecked with paintings of flowering shrubs and trees.
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Shed fire in Ranfurly

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:25
Fire crews have extinguished a shed fire in Ranfury this afternoon.
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Social worker 'jokes' about bonus for uplifting children

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:10
An Oranga Tamariki social worker joked to a mother "we get bonuses for children taken into care" whose daughter was later uplifted.
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Pressure builds in Hong Kong

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:03
hong_kong_protests_reuters.jpg Protesters attend a demonstration demanding Hong Kong's leaders to step down and withdraw the extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty grows over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and the extradition bill she postponed at the weekend.
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Gang raid: $10k gold chain and $13k bag seized

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:57
Four Range Rover Sport worth $150,000 each were seized from Comancheros members in Operation Nova. Photo: Supplied A $10,000 gold chain and a $13,000 Louis Vuitton bag are among the millions of dollars of luxury items seized from the Comancheros motorcycle gang.
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Woodland holds nerve to claim US Open

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:49
Gary Woodland celebrates after making a birdie putt on the 18th green to win the 2019 US Open golf tournament at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Photo: Reuters Gary Woodland held his nerve to claim his first major with a three-shot victory at the US Open, bringing Brooks Koepka's two-year reign to an end.
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The South Today bulletin: Monday, June 17

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:00
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Family pleading for stolen angel's return

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:00
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New Canterbury earthquake tribunal a 'circuit-breaker'

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:47
Andrew Little. Photo: NZ Herald A new Canterbury earthquake tribunal will be a "circuit-breaker" for those who have struggled with insurance claims since the February 2011 quake.
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Adams turns down chance to play at World Cup

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:29
Steven Adams posts up for the Oklahoma City Thunder against the Memphis Grizzlies' Lithuanian centre Jonas Valanciunas. Photo: Getty Images Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams has confirmed he won't play for the Tall Blacks at the Basketball World Cup this year.
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Three new players offered Volts contracts

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:19
cam_hawkins.jpg Cam Hawkins. Photo: ODT files Three new players have been offered Otago contracts next season.
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ANZ boss leaves under cloud

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:46
David Hisco ANZ bank boss David Hisco is leaving his role under a cloud after an internal review of his personal expenses.
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'Wide and ambitious' plan to reduce dolphin deaths

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:26
mauidolphin.jpg Maui's dolphin. Photo: File The Government is proposing a significant expansion to the area where fishing vessels are banned from using trawl nets in a bid to protect Hector's and Māui dolphins.
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Apology over fatal Snapchat crash

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:40
The friends of a young Sydney driver who fatally crashed into another car after being filmed driving dangerously on Snapchat hope to apologise to the victims of the "stupid" stunt.
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Import ban would affect top-selling cars

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:23
Suzuki's Swift has a low safety rating and would be banned from importation under the proposed new rules. Photo: ODT files Some of the country's most popular cars could be banned from being imported under a proposed new road safety strategy.
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Fit Southee waits on selectors' call

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:39
Tim Southee. Photo: Getty Tim Southee finds himself in a curious position as he makes his case for inclusion in the Black Caps' starting XI.
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